GM Ignition Recall - Expert from Robson Forensic Credited with Identifying Problem Expert Article

The Valukas Report, commissioned by GM to investigate flawed ignition switches that are linked to 13 deaths in crashes where airbags failed to inflate, presents Robson Forensic vehicle engineer, Erin Shipp, P.E. as having found the correct answer to the problem, even before GM engineers.

Excerpt from Valuskas Report

“The report made clear that an expert, with limited access to GM information, had made the connection between the Ignition Switch and airbag non-deployment before GM personnel.” Download the redacted excerpt in PDF on the Details section of this page. _____________________________________ The redacted report in its entirety can be downloaded from the NHTSA website: (

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