The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is informed by the corporation that software

"The instrument panel display may intermittently blackout during vehicle startup or while driving"

The driver would then be blind to their speed and important safety alerts.

Although the problem has not been linked to any accidents or injuries, the company has received 255 

That's a comparatively large number considering that all recalled automobiles are brand-new

GM only needs to update its software to resolve the issue. Recall fixes are usually gratuitous.