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GM's legal team targeted in federal probe of faulty ignition switches
GM's legal team targeted in federal probe of faulty ignition switches

The Department of Justice is investigating whether the legal department of General Motors Co. concealed evidence from safety regulators about defective ignition switches that have been linked to at least 13 deaths and more than 50 crashes. General Motors confirmed the investigation and said it was cooperating with authorities. Several other inquiries may also examine whether members of GM’s legal team hid information about problems with 2.6 million older Chevrolet Cobalts, Saturn Ions and other small cars from safety officials and higher management at the automaker. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Congress also are looking into why GM delayed recalling...

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