GM finds negligence, no cover-up in recall

Posted: June 6, 2014 at 3:02 a.m.

General Motors President Dan Ammann (from left), Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra and Executive Vice President Mark Reuss hold a news conference Thursday in Warren, Mich.

General Motors said Thursday that a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.

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