The 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.
For the owners of 189,000 General Motors SUVs, the days of parking them outside the garage for fear that they could catch fire will soon come to an end.
An investigation by Consumer Reports has discovered that a Chinese company may be selling counterfeit tires in the US under a brand name that consumers trust.
There is no overstating the importance of the F-150 to Ford and the American auto marketplace.
The new pickup should be in dealerships by late December.
Aluminum isn’t new to the auto industry, but this is the first time it will cover the entire body of such a high-volume vehicle.
“Quite frankly, it’s a black eye for our industry.”
Chrysler posts $611 million in third quarter earnings, expects to make around $2.5 billion for full year.
Falling gas prices and consumer confidence in an improving economy are fueling robust growth in the US auto sector.
Audi is recalling nearly 102,000 luxury cars because the front air bags may not inflate in a crash.
Vehicles recalled include various model years of the F-150, Flex, Transit, Transit Connect, Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car.
Chrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.
The penalty could serve as a precedent for other automakers who violate the Clean Air Act.
Both the Hellcat V8 Challenger coupe and family friendly 4-door sedan Charger are bringing new buyers into the showrooms.
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.