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.
2015 Consumer Reports Rankings: 8th Year Toyota Is Most Reliable, Tech Problems Plague Other BrandsToyota tops Consumer Reports 2015 reliability index, released today, but electronic glitches in the onboard infotainment systems continue to plague new cars.
List Of Cars Affected By Airbag RecallA defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags FixedThe inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.