GM is telling customers to park the SUVs outdoors because they could catch fire when left unattended.
The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.
Lawmakers put Barra on the spot, telling the CEO she should have fired GM’s corporate counsel, Michael Millikin, based on the conclusions of an internal report.
CBS4 Investigator Rick Sallinger visited used car lots and found no shortage of cars under recall for sale. There is nothing illegal about it but it raises concern about those who might end up driving them.
General Motors’ efforts to root out lingering safety problems across its wide range of cars and trucks has produced another big recall.
Congress is demanding answers from the new CEO of General Motors and the head of the nation’s auto safety watchdog about why it took at least a decade to recall cars with a defective part that is now linked to 13 deaths.
The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.