Ford will record $295 million Q1 hit from two N.A. recalls

Ford said it will take a $295 million hit to its first-quarter earnings from two recalls announced Wednesday, one involving engines that could catch fire and the other involving a persistent door latch problem.

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Fiat Chrysler faces French probe for emissions violations, report says

A French prosecutor opened an investigation into FCA over allegations that the carmaker skirted diesel emissions tests, Reuters reported.

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