GM's Barra: `I Am Deeply Sorry' for Ignition Defect

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April 1 (Bloomberg) -- GM CEO Mary Barra testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington about GM's ignition switch recall. (Source: Bloomberg)

Embarq on a small car program.

Sitting in today, i cannot tell you why it took so long for a safety defect be announced for this program.

I can tell you that we will find out.

This is an extra neri situation.

It involves vehicles we no longer make.

But it came to light on my watch, so i am responsible for resolving it.

When we have answers, we will be fully transparent with you, with our regulators and with our customers.

While i cannot turn back the clock, as soon as i learned about the problem, we acted without hesitation.

We told the world we had a problem that needed to be fixed.

We did so because whatever mistakes were made in the past, we will not jerk from our response abilities now or in the future.

Today's gm will do the right thing.

That begins with my sincere apologies to everyone who has been affected by this recall.

Especially the families and friends who lost their lives or were injured.

I am deeply sorry.

I have asked former u.s. attorney anton deluca is to conduct a thorough

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