General Motors chief executive Mary Barra
Media playback is unsupported on your device

GM boss 'deeply sorry' for ignition fault

2 April 2014 Last updated at 00:14 BST

The chief executive of General Motors has apologised for an ignition switch fault in some cars linked to at least a dozen deaths in road crashes.

Mary Barra was appearing in front of a US congressional hearing on Tuesday.

The car making giant has so far recalled 2.6m cars because of the defect.

Michelle Fleury reports.

Related Topics