Laura Christian, birth mother of deceased Amber Marie Rose, and Ken Rimer (L) , stepfather of deceased Natasha Weigel, carry signs in remembrance of their children and others who died in car crashes ... more 
Laura Christian, birth mother of deceased Amber Marie Rose, and Ken Rimer (L) , stepfather of deceased Natasha Weigel, carry signs in remembrance of their children and others who died in car crashes from defective ignition switches in General Motors vehicles in front of the GM World Headquarters in downtown Detroit,'Michigan June 9, 2014. General Motors Co has been grappling with a crisis over its 11-year failure to recall cars equipped with faulty ignition switches. The flaw could cause engines to shut off, leading to a sudden loss of power steering and power brakes, and the failure of air bags to deploy in a crash. So far, GM has attributed at least 54 crashes and 13 deaths to switch-related air bag malfunctions. It was only in February of this year that GM finally began recalling 2.6 million Chevrolet Cobalts, Saturn Ions and other older models equipped with the faulty switches.' REUTERS/Rebecca Cook (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS DISASTER) less 
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Mon, Jun 9, 2014 7:26 PM EDT