Board members were not apprised of the matter, in which small
cars stalled due to faulty switches, and called for a review to
ensure vehicle safety issues are brought to their attention
quicker, the newspaper reported late Wednesday.
The board has appointed New York law firm Wachtell, Lipton,
Rosen & Katz to conduct the review, the Journal said.
Neither General Motors nor Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz were
immediately available for comment outside regular U.S. business
The defect led GM to recall 2.6 million cars, including
Chevrolet Cobalts and Saturn Ions.
(Reporting by Arnab Sen in Bangalore; Editing by Christopher
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