General Motors reveals it knew about ignition switch issues in 2001

GM did not recall vehicles with faulty ignition switches until February 2014

General Motors Co. has already gotten in hot water over faulty ignition switches that have been linked to accidents resulting in deaths, but after documents released by federal safety regulators on March 12, the heat on the company may go from hot to sweltering.

 GM announced through regulators that the company has known about faulty ignition switches in its vehicles since 2001 and has yet to determine the full scope of the problem. Previously, the company had only announced recalls on vehicles manufactured in 2004 or after.

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