A woman who pleaded guilty to a criminal charge in a 2004 car crash that killed her fiance is suing General Motors Co.
Of the $26 million, $10 million will come from Ford Motor Co., $6 million from Chrysler Group LLC, $5 million from General Motors Co. and $5 million from the General Motors Foundation.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee want to question General Motors CEO Mary Barra again about the automaker’s ignition switch recall.
By GM’s admission, the defective switches caused over 50 crashes and at least 13 deaths. Yet inside the auto giant, no one saw it as a safety problem. For 11 years.
The popular Chevrolet Corvette and Camaro are just some of the vehicles involved in the latest GM recall.
“A GM engineer chose to use an ignition switch in certain cars that was so far below GM’s own specification that it failed to keep the car powered on …”
GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees have been fired over the company’s recent ignition switch recalls.
The report released on Thursday will also address just how high in the company knowledge of the problem reached.
Good weather and a strong Memorial Day weekend helped car buyers ignore reports of recalls, pushing car and truck sales up more than ten percent in May.
GM CEO Mary Barra ranks seventh on Forbes ranking of the 100 of the world’s most powerful women