GM Fined $900M For A Defect That Caused Over 100 Deaths
General Motors will pay $900 million following a massive recall and more than 100 deaths after the company's faulty ignition switches caused crashes.By Katie Link | September 17, 2015
General Motors will fork over $900 million to settle with the Justice Department following an investigation surrounding faulty ignition switches.
The agreement with federal prosecutors comes after more than 100 people died and hundreds more were injured due to an ignition-switch defect in GM cars. (Video via General Motors)
The defect caused some cars to shut off and disabled power steering, power brakes and air bags. Deaths and injuries have been reported in connection with the defect for more than a decade.