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Court rules GM must pay $35 million fine for recall delay

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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 file photo, the logo for General Motors decorates the entrance at the site of a GM information technology center in Roswell, Ga. A congressional committee is investigating the way General Motors and a federal safety agency handled a deadly ignition switch problem in compact cars. House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton of Michigan says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration received a large number of complaints about the problem during the past decade. But GM didn’t recall the 1.6 million cars worldwide until last month. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)
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The logo for General Motors decorates the entrance at the site of a GM information technology center in Roswell, Ga.

GM announced today that it will pay a 35 million dollar fine issued by the US Department of Transportation. The fine came as a result of the car company's delay in recalling certain cars with faulty ignition switches.

GM announced today that it will pay a $35 million fine issued by the US Department of Transportation, as a result of the car company's delay in recalling certain cars with faulty ignition switches. Alan Ohnsman, auto reporter for Bloomberg, joins the show with more. 

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