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Senators attack culture of GM
Senators attack culture of GM

For just a few million dollars, General Motors Co. could have replaced a defective ignition switch that ultimately has been linked to 13 deaths and is expected to cost the automaker billions in repairs, fines and litigation. GM need only have spent an additional 90 cents on each switch to handle the problem. But the automaker balked at the expense, according to company documents. That fateful decision came into sharp focus during the second day of hearings on Capitol Hill over the safety scandal. GM now faces multiple investigations by congressional committees, the Department of Justice and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration into why it didn't recall 2.6 million cars...

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