Senate May Expand GM Recall Probe to Industry-wide Review

The chairwoman of a Senate panel said she may broaden her look at auto safety problems at General Motors Co. into whether there are systemic recall issues present at other major automakers, reports The Detroit News. In an interview, Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, also said she planned to hold another hearing focusing on the role of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and its handling of complaints over several years into ignition switch issues.