GM spokesman Jim Cain said the automaker had notified U.S. and Canadian automakers to halt Cruze deliveries "until further notice," though sales of the unaffected vehicles were set to resume by the end of the week.
BMW determining whether Takata airbag inflators made after 2002 are prone to failure in areas of high humidity.
Honda and Nissan on Monday recalled 2.9 million vehicles globally over fears their Takata air bags were at risk of exploding.
Review involves Ford Motor Co.'s Explorers from model years 2011 through 2014.
Federal lawsuit filed in June.
Ford spokesperson said the automaker is reviewing the case.