Fines Mount As GM Avoids Answering Questions Related To Faulty Ignition Switch

DETROIT (WWJ) – A government agency says it plans to fine General Motors $7,000 a day until the automaker answers outstanding questions about a faulty ignition switch.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) gave GM an April 3rd deadline … but the automaker is refusing to respond until an internal investigation is finished.

NHTSA Letter (pdf) and NHTSA Timeliness Query on 2014 GM Recall of Ignition Switches 

The agency says that GM failed to answer roughly one-third of the questions they were required to remit and it is imposing a fine.

The NHTSA says many of the questions GM failed to answer are not engineering ones … and should have been answered by the deadline.

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