'Silence can kill': GM is fined a record $35 million for not disclosing deadly ignition defect

  • by: JOAN LOWY , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 16, 2014 - 4:35 PM

WASHINGTON — Federal safety regulators slapped General Motors with a record $35 million fine Friday for taking more than a decade to disclose an ignition-switch defect in millions of cars that has been linked to at least 13 deaths.

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