General Motors recall

GM ordered switches nearly 2 months before recall
DETROIT (AP) -- Emails released in a court case show that General Motors Co. ordered a half-million replacement ignition switches nearly two months before telling the government that its small cars should be recalled because the switches were defective.
At a glance: GM ignition switch compensation plan
General Motors Co. has hired Kenneth Feinberg, the nation's most well-known compensation expert, to pay people harmed in crashes caused by faulty ignition switches in older-model small cars. GM says it's trying to do the right thing by making the payments.