The House Energy and Commerce Committee want to question General Motors CEO Mary Barra again about the automaker’s ignition switch 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.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
GM also says it will take $1.3 billion first quarter charge to pay recall related costs.
The agency says that GM failed to answer roughly one-third of the questions the were required to remit and it is imposing a fine.
Boxer didn’t just question Barra’s leadership — she said she was disappointed in her “as a woman.”
Panel members also told CEO Mary Barra that GM should tell owners to stop driving all the 2.6 million cars being recalled
Mary Barra frustrated lawmakers by fending off questions, saying she didn’t know why GM waited more than a decade to recall cars it knew had defective ignition switches.