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GM vice president knew about glitches, documents show

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A General Motors vice president in charge of product development was aware of an ignition switch defect that prevented airbags from inflating a decade before the affected vehicles were recalled, documents showed. 

A General Motors logo is shown at the General Motors Technical Center on June 5, 2014 in Warren, Michigan

In an email dated June 27, 2005, Chevrolet Cobalt engineering chief Ray DeGiorgio suggested he had discussed the problem with Doug Parks, then chief engineer on the Cobalt and now vice president of global product development.

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