Auto regulators dismissed defect tied to 13 deaths

Source: Hilary Stout, Danielle Ivory, and Matthew L. Wald (Paid Registration)

Federal safety regulators received more than 260 complaints over the last 11 years about General Motors vehicles that suddenly turned off while being driven, but they declined to investigate the problem, which G.M. now says is linked to 13 deaths and requires the recall of more than 1.6 million cars worldwide.

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