SUV That Killed 'Star Trek' Actor Was Recalled Due To Confusing Gear ShiftersThe SUV that rolled down a driveway and killed “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin was being recalled because the gear shifters have confused drivers, causing the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly, government records show.
Detroit's Automakers, Sensing A Threat, Embrace MobilityFor Detroit, the days of simply making cars are over.
Chrysler Changing How It Notifies Owners About RecallsOne of the nation's biggest carmakers is promising to change the way it notifies drivers about recalls, following a KPIX 5 ConsumerWatch investigation.
Fiat Chrysler May Be Forced To Buy Back Thousands Of Defective Pickups, Jeeps Over Mishandled RecallsFiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.
Hackers Take Remote Control Of Jeep As Journalist Drives At 70 MPH Down St. Louis RoadTwo hackers were able to take remote control of a Jeep as a journalist drove at 70 mph on a St. Louis road, and Chrysler has quietly issued a software patch to fix the security flaw.
New Company Probed For Dangerous Air Bag Inflator MalfunctionsThe problem of exploding air bags could be widening beyond Japanese manufacturer Takata Corp.
Chrysler Expands Air Bag RecallChrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.
Black Friday Boosts November Car SalesChrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.
Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag RecallThe federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure -- and even kill -- a driver.
Chrysler Posts Strong Third Quarter ProfitChrysler posts $611 million in third quarter earnings, expects to make around $2.5 billion for full year.
Car And Truck Sales Show Strong--But Uneven--October GrowthChrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.
Chrysler Recalls Over 566,000 Trucks, SUVsChrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.