GM chief’s replies frugal in face of riled Congress

Posted: April 2, 2014 at 5:25 a.m.

At a news conference Tuesday outside the U.S. Capitol, Randal Rademaker and Mary Ruddy (second from right and far right) hold pictures of their daughters, who both were killed while driving Chevrolet Cobalts. Also pictured from left are Kim Langley and Laura Christian who each lost children while driving Chevy Cobalts.

The fix for a faulty ignition switch linked to 13 traffic deaths would have cost just 57 cents, members of Congress said Tuesday as they demanded answers from General Motors’ new CEO on why the automaker took 10 years to recall cars with the defect.

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