Two 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.
Chrysler 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.
Toyota tops Consumer Reports 2015 reliability index, released today, but electronic glitches in the onboard infotainment systems continue to plague new cars.
Chrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power mirrors that can cause minor fires.
September sales won’t be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.
Ignition switches can move out of position and potentially lead to the engine shutting off while driving and air bags not functioning.
The agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.
The automaker says it knows of three injuries related to this problem…
Chrysler abruptly agreed to recall 2.7 million older model Jeeps Tuesday, reversing a defiant stance and avoiding a possible public relations nightmare over fuel tanks that can rupture and cause fires in rear-end collisions.
James “Jim” Ross was last seen driving away from his residence on Liberty Avenue in a blue 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee.