It has been a long road back

Just about a year ago, I was scheduled for an operation to replace my aortic heart valve. After lots of complications, it's been a very long road back. And the auto industry keeps chugging along.

What FCA employees need to hear from their leaders
UPDATED: 4/25/16 10:42 am ET - adds FCA response

Fiat Chrysler's year-long obsession with a merger is taking a toll within the company in ways that don't show up on the balance sheet.

Recalls are all about parts -- and getting them starts with automakers

The primary dysfunction in America's recall process is the automakers' failure to quickly provide parts after issuing recalls.

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