Latest GE Consumer & Industrial Stories

GE Recalls Dishwashers Due To Fire Hazard
2012-08-10 10:59:48

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Over 1-million dishwashers are being recalled by maker General Electric (GE) after reports of electrical failures from the appliances caused “extensive” property damage, reports Tim Catts for Bloomberg. The company alerted the commission to the fire risk, GE Spokesman Kim Freeman said in an e-mail. The washers are plastic tub dishwashers, manufactured between March 2006 through July 2006, and November 2006 through April...

2011-06-14 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Name of product: GE Zoneline Air Conditioners and Heaters...

2009-11-03 07:05:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- To help appliance shoppers save money while protecting the environment by upgrading to the latest ENERGY STAR® appliances, Bosch has launched the online Rebate Resource Center at www.BoschApplianceRebates.com. Designed to be a one-stop clearinghouse for general rebate information, the resource center features links to various state, retailer and utility programs, as well as details on specific Bosch appliances that are...

2008-10-29 09:00:29

GE Consumer & Industrial announced today that it is introducing a program that will provide the next step in home energy cost savings for consumers while helping utility companies better manage the demand for energy during peak energy usage times. "Now that ENERGY STAR(R) appliances are recognized by 75 percent of American consumers, the next step is to reshape when energy is being used," said Kevin Nolan, Vice President Technology for GE Consumer & Industrial. "Peak hour energy...

2008-10-21 09:00:47

GE today affirmed that, amidst global economic turbulence, revenues from its range of energy efficient and environmentally advantageous products and services will surge 21% to $17 billion in 2008, while GE's annual investment in cleaner research and development will pass $1.4 billion. "There is a green lining among the current economic stormclouds and GE customers and investors are benefiting," said GE Chairman and CEO Jeff Immelt. "Cleaner innovation and technology resonate in the...

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