UPDATE 3:32 p.m. EDT: Barra told the committee that the recall "took way too long; it is not acceptable." She said GM "will make process changes and people changes" after an investigation into the recall is finished.
General Motors (NYSE:GM) CEO Mary Barra is facing questions Tuesday on Capitol Hill by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations for the company’s recall of more than 2 million cars in the U.S. for problems with the vehicles’ ignition switch.
The hearing, titled “The GM Ignition Switch Recall: Why Did It Take So Long?” was scheduled to examine why GM didn’t recognize the defects in certain models sooner than February, among other issues.
The subcommittee is live streaming the hearing, which you can view below: