The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
The U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to a rare warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.
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.
“Hands-free” is not necessarily synonymous with “risk-free,” according to two new studies from the AAA Foundation and the University of Utah.
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.
Chrysler sales rose 20 percent. Ford sales flat. GM down 1 percent.
The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.
The company is aware of a single reported accident and a relatively small number of complaints involving 0.015 percent of the subject vehicle population.
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.