11/09/2014 08:59 pm ET Updated Nov 09, 2014

GM Ordered New Switches Long Before Recall

Bill Pugliano via Getty Images

General Motors Co. ordered a half-million replacement ignition switches to fix Chevrolet Cobalts and other small cars almost two months before it alerted federal safety regulators to the problem, according to emails viewed by The Wall Street Journal.

Read more on The Wall Street Journal