We turn to new trouble tore gm. It's adding nearly 1 million small cars to its ignition switch recall linked to at least a dozen deaths. Adding to the headache the auto giant has suddenly stopped... See More
We turn to new trouble tore gm. It's adding nearly 1 million small cars to its ignition switch recall linked to at least a dozen deaths. Adding to the headache the auto giant has suddenly stopped selling certain chevy Cruze compact cars for no reason and Rebecca Jarvis has more including why it took more than ten years to implement the recall. Reporter: This morning general motors expanding its ignition switch recall to an additional 971,000 cars from newer model years including 2008 to 2011 because the same faulty switches in older cars may have found their way into newer cars during repairs. Gm telling ABC news there are no known deaths linked to this recall of newer vehicles. But they're not taking chances. We have work to do to improve our process. And we are dedicated to doing that. Reporter: The expanded recall coming just days after CEO Mary barra who took over at gm in January issued this apology to customers pledging to conduct her own investigation into why gm took more than a decade to recall 1.6 million cars linked to at least 12 deaths. I can commit to you we will put all those processes and learning in place to make sure this never happens again. Reporter: Separately gm also ordering its dealers to stop all sales of 2013 and 2014 chevy cr cr cruzes. It's not an ignition issue. Now congress and the federal government has launched investigations into their handling of the ignition recall and class action lawsuits are mounting. As gm faces claims it misled some grieving family members about the potentially deadly playing hardball with the ones
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