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Chrysler recalls 867,795 SUVs worldwide to repair brake system

April 3, 2014 06:01 CET
Chrysler Group is recalling 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs to install a shield to protect brake boosters from water corrosion.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 867,795 SUVs worldwide to repair brake system

6:30 am U.S. ET | April 2, 2014
Chrysler Group is recalling 867,795 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs to install a shield to protect brake boosters from water corrosion. Vehicles from the model years 2011 through 2014 will be inspected and the boosters replaced where necessary, the automaker said in a statement today.... Read More »

 

PSA recalls 9,285 cars in China on brake issue

Feb. 14, 2014 10:48 CET
PSA's China joint venture with Dongfeng Motor will recall 9,285 cars due to contaminated brake fluid, China's quality watchdog said.... Read More »

 

Brembo's Bombassei becomes billionaire on brakes for Ferrari, Porsche

Jan. 25, 2014 06:15 CET
Italian brake supplier Brembo established its foothold in racing 40 years ago with Ferrari. Since then, Brembo has expanded into a business that has made the company's chairman, Alberto Bombassei, a billionaire.... Read More »

 

Federal-Mogul to acquire Honeywell's brake friction business for $155 million

3:30 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 8, 2014
Diversified auto supplier Federal-Mogul has agreed to acquire Honeywell's automotive and industrial brake friction business for about $155 million.... Read More »

 

By-wire age is coming; what's missing is trust

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
The auto industry is stepping up the push for car features that work by electronic impulses, but its progress has been impeded by fearful consumers and luxury owners.... Read More »

 

Italy's Brembo says third-quarter profit rose 50%

Nov. 12, 2013 12:00 CET
Italian supplier Brembo said its net profit rose 50 percent in the third quarter, boosted by growth in Germany, the United States, France and the United Kingdom.... Read More »

 

TRW, GM at odds on brake pact

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
A price dispute between TRW Automotive Inc. and General Motors may end a $700 million brake component contract in Saginaw, Mich., sources said.... Read More »

 

Honda to recall 344,000 minivans in U.S. due to braking glitch

7:55 am U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2013
Honda said it will recall about 344,000 Odyssey minivans in the United States to fix a software defect that may lead the vehicle to suddenly and harshly brake without the driver pressing the brake pedal.... Read More »

 

BMW recalls 176,000 4-cylinder vehicles globally to fix power brakes

Oct. 31, 2013 06:01 CET
BMW is recalling about 176,000 of its four-cylinder, gasoline-powered vehicles from the 2012-2014 model years because of potential problems with the power brakes.... Read More »

 

GM and TRW likely parting ways on $700 million brake contract

3:51 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 29, 2013
A dispute between TRW Automotive and General Motors may end a $700 million brake component contract, sources told Crain's Detroit Business. TRW last month disclosed that it terminated a brake component contract, representing $700 million in revenue, with an undisclosed customer.... Read More »

 

Nissan, Infiniti recall 188,302 SUVs to fix brake software

1:13 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 23, 2013
Nissan is recalling 188,302 mid-sized SUVs globally to fix a software problem in the antilock braking system that may lead to an increase in stopping distance.... Read More »

 

Calif. jury clears Toyota in fatal Camry crash

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2013
In a bellwether case for lawsuits brought against Toyota Motor Corp. that allege unintended acceleration, a California jury said Toyota wasn't at fault in a fatal accident in which a 66-year-old woman crashed her 2006 Camry into a tree after it sped out of control in the wrong direction on a one-way road.... Read More »

 

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