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GM responds to safety scandal by recalling 1.5 million more vehicles
GM responds to safety scandal by recalling 1.5 million more vehicles

In its latest reaction to a mounting safety scandal, General Motors Co. recalled 1.5 million more vehicles and set aside $300 million to pay for repairs. The move follows the automaker's apologies over delays in fixing a deadly ignition switch problem. The new recalls — for unrelated issues, mostly involving air bags — stem from a top-to-bottom safety review ordered by GM's new chief executive, Mary Barra. GM released a video of Barra's frank comments to GM employees Monday, hammering home the gravity of the automaker's mistakes. "These are serious developments that shouldn't surprise anyone," Barra told employees. "After all,...

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