GM has recalled more than 28,000,000 vehicles this year.
The agency was made aware of a possible issue in 2007, but failed to open an investigation.
GM feels the June 30 recall for the Malibu and similar vehicles are a separate deal, but several critics feel otherwise.
The ignition switch in certain midsize sedans was redesigned with the same part number.
Plaintiffs will still receive compensation through Ken Feinberg’s fund, however.
Drunk drivers, even.
Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Subcommittee grilled GM and, now, Delphi on July 17th.
Millikin has been a target for Senate politicians.
Another hearing, another round of mostly redundant questions by politicians.
GM says other factors made the not recalled models safer to drive.
The bill proposes punishment and fines for execs who hide product defects.
GM will appear in front of a senate subcommittee for the fourth time since April 1.