GM Faces Up To $35M Fine In NHTSA Recall Probe

Law360, New York (February 27, 2014, 3:53 PM EST) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether General Motors Co. waited too long to recall 1.4 million vehicles over an ignition switch problem, the agency said Wednesday, in a probe that could land the automaker a fine of up to $35 million.

The announcement came the same day Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., pushed NHTSA to require automakers to enter accident reports and other documents into the agency's public database as soon as they learn of fatal crashes involving their vehicles.

Markey's letter, like the...
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