FCA backs new public education campaign on auto recalls
The National Safety Council launched Check To Protect, a national campaign to encourage drivers to check for recalls on their vehicles. The program is backed by Fiat Chrysler under a settlement with NHTSA.
EPA suspected Fiat Chrysler of using 'defeat device' in 2015
The EPA told Fiat Chrysler in November 2015 it suspected some of its vehicles had at least one "defeat device" that improperly bypassed emissions controls, according to recently disclosed emails.
Fiat Chrysler CEO says 2018 targets unaffected by diesel woes
Fiat Chrysler does not expect its diesel woes in the U.S. to have an impact on its business targets to 2018, CEO Sergio Marchionne said.
U.S. states could not set self-driving car rules under Republican plan
California and other states would be barred from setting their own rules governing design and testing of self-driving cars, according to a House Republican proposal.
Fiat Chrysler recalling 297,000 vehicles for inadvertent airbag deployments
Fiat Chrysler said it is recalling 297,000 older minivans in North America because of a wiring problem that can lead to inadvertent airbag deployments.
Fiat Chrysler diesels spew excess pollution, VW sleuths report
Fiat Chrysler diesel vehicles spewed pollution as much as 20 times the legal limit, according to testing by the same researchers who first recorded the excess emissions in VW's diesel scandal.
IIHS study finds just 2 of 37 SUV headlights rate 'good'
IIHS awarded good or acceptable ratings to just 14 of the 37 midsize SUV and crossover models tested in its most recent study, leaving 23 models with "marginal" or "poor" scores.
Nissan to make advanced braking standard
The company estimates the decision will cover more than 1 million Nissan brand vehicles sold in the 2018 model year.
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Trump column right, but tone was wrong
One reader says a recent column criticizing President Trump was correct, but had an unprofessional tone.
Is the industry's political opportunity fading?
For the auto industry, the start of the Trump era has brought so much potential, so much promise, and yet so little progress.
Toyota keeps its big recall alive
Toyota's unintended acceleration recall seven years ago scorched the company. Toyota doesn't want to forget that.
NHTSA urged to accelerate Takata recall work
Lawmakers are urging NHTSA to step its work on the Takata recall amid concerns about a leadership vacuum at the agency and a persistent shortage of parts.
Bosch software enabled emissions violations by VW, FCA, study says
A study alleges that Robert Bosch created the software that enabled Volkswagen AG to evade diesel emissions standards for years.
Hyundai recalls 437,400 Santa Fe crossovers; 161,000 Sonata, Genesis models also recalled
Hyundai Motor America is recalling nearly 600,000 vehicles for issues with hood latches and parking brake warning lights. There have been no reported accidents or injuries related to either issue.
Nissan goes standard on automated braking
Nissan will make emergency automated braking standard on most of its car and truck lineup for the 2018 model year.
Feinberg may be tapped to run Takata compensation fund
A federal judge may tap longtime compensation adviser Kenneth Feinberg to oversee claims for nearly $1 billion that Takata will pay to victims of defective airbag inflators linked to numerous deaths and injuries.
FCA under investigation for failing airbags in 2012 Jeep Liberty
The 2012 Jeep Liberty SUV is under a preliminary U.S. safety investigation for complaints of a failing airbag control computer.