Mary Barra

What You Missed in the GM Hearings (Slideshow) (Video)

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General Motors CEO Mary Barra's testimony before Tuesday's Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee had fairly low drama despite the emotional subject matter. The hearing — titled “The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?” — was meant to investigate GM's culpability and response to faulty ignition switches in small cars. The ignition switches are believed to have resulted in injuries and deaths of several car owners.  

According to CQ.com , House Investigators found that GM knew about the defects for a decade:

GM CEO Testifies on Recall of Ignition Switches (Updated) (Video)

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Updated 3:55 p.m. | General Motors CEO Mary Barra is testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations on Tuesday as part of an investigation into the company's recall of ignition switches . David Friedman, the acting administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is also scheduled to testify.  

Roll Call will be updating this post with video of the testimony from the hearing — titled "The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?" — which is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. Eastern.