The government says over 2 million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda vehicles need a second fix for air bags.
The US auto industry ended 2014 with a 6 percent sales increase and a seasonally adjusted annual sales rate just shy of 17 million units, the best since 2006.
Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 67,000 model year 2006 and 2007 pickups because of a problem that could allow the trucks to be started without the clutch being depressed. Chrysler said one death is associated with the problem.
Chrysler 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.
Chrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.
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.
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.
Chrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.
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.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
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.
By Jim Donovan: Chrysler is recalling more than 184,000 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners. Pretensioners are the devices that tighten belts during a crash to […]
Posting a 9.4 percent September increase, the US continues to lead the global auto marketplace.