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GM says 19 fatalities are tied to initial ignition switch defect


The US automaker provided the country’s federal safety regulator with information in relation to the fatal crashes that involve the company’s recalled cars for ignition switch defects. The tally now stands at 19 deaths. So far, the 2.6 million older cars that were first discovered to be equipped with the deadly ignition switch only had a 13 deaths toll, with another ...
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