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Autos / GM Defects #1077757

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Mar 13, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Studio: Jeff Glor) GM’s acknowledgment that it knew about defective ignition switches in 2001 and continued to build cars with them examined; scenes shown from a Senate hearing on GM’s recall and a wrecked Chevy Cobalt after a deadly accident in Pennsylvania; details given from a service bulletin saying that a heavy key ring can turn the engine off, which disables the airbags. [Secretary of Transportation Anthony FOXX††- explains why the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration {NHTSA} didn’t demand a fix.] [Center for Auto Safety Clarence DITLOW††- says there’s been a failure on the part of GM and the federal government.] Response from NHTSA quoted.

Pelley, Scott;
Glor, Jeff

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