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Blumenthal blasts GM for ‘concealment’ in CT woman’s death

WASHINGTON – General Motors knew Jean Averill’s Saturn Ion had a faulty ignition switch when the car ran into a tree in 2003, causing her death; but the company did not inform the family of the defect until recently in an “outrageous, deliberate concealment,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Tuesday. Continue Reading →

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Blumenthal asks Justice Dept. to investigate GM

WASHINGTON — In an escalating fight with General Motors, Sen. Richard Blumenthal joined other Democratic senators Friday in asking the Justice Department to investigate the automobile maker for allegedly delaying a recall of millions of cars that had faulty ignition switches, a defect that has been linked to 13 deaths. Continue Reading →

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