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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Mary Theresa Ruddy (L), whose daughter was killed in 2010 when she lost control of her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt, holds a picture of the vehicle, as General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Mary Theresa Ruddy (L), whose daughter was killed in 2010 when she lost control of her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt, holds a picture of the vehicle, as General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer...more

Mary Theresa Ruddy (L), whose daughter was killed in 2010 when she lost control of her 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt, holds a picture of the vehicle, as General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) holds a General Motors ignition mechanism while questioning General Motors CEO Mary Barra (not pictured) at the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) holds a General Motors ignition mechanism while questioning General Motors CEO Mary Barra (not pictured) at the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington...more

Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) holds a General Motors ignition mechanism while questioning General Motors CEO Mary Barra (not pictured) at the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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General Motors CEO Mary Barra (L) and GM Executive Vice President Mark Reuss (R) await Barra's testimony before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

General Motors CEO Mary Barra (L) and GM Executive Vice President Mark Reuss (R) await Barra's testimony before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014....more

General Motors CEO Mary Barra (L) and GM Executive Vice President Mark Reuss (R) await Barra's testimony before the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) reads a General Motors internal document at the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee, which she chairs, in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) reads a General Motors internal document at the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee, which she chairs, in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) reads a General Motors internal document at the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee, which she chairs, in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron
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