IIHS dials up pressure on automakersMon, 27, Jun 2016
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is using its powerful megaphone to send a message to automakers: Don't slack off on passenger-side safety.
FCA dealers get software to prevent rollaways of recalled Jeep Grand CherokeesWed, 22, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler sent dealers new software allowing them to install a software-based “Auto Park” feature in 2014-15 Jeep Grand Cherokees intended to prevent the vehicles from moving when the driver's side door is open and the shifter is not in park. The automaker will begin notifying owners of the recalled SUVs beginning Friday.
FCA recalls 13,092 Maserati cars for rollaway riskThu, 23, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler's Maserati unit is recalling 13,092 Quattroporte and Ghibli luxury cars from the 2014 model year because they may roll away after drivers mistakenly believe they have engaged the vehicles in 'park' mode.
FCA will stop equipping new vehicles with Takata airbags slated for recallTue, 21, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler said it will soon cease equipping new vehicles with the type of Takata airbag inflators that U.S. auto safety regulators said must all be recalled by the end of 2019.
Fiat Chrysler to investigate crash that killed 'Star Trek' actor Anton YelchinMon, 20, Jun 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said on Monday it would conduct a "thorough investigation" of a crash involving a recalled 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin. Yelchin, 27, famous for his role as Pavel Chekov in the movies, was found dead early Sunday, pinned against a gate post by his Grand Cherokee, website TMZ.com reported.
GM seeks to dismiss claims for recalled vehicles' lost valueFri, 17, Jun 2016
A lawyer for General Motors on Friday asked a U.S. judge to bar "unprecedented" claims on behalf of millions of customers who say their vehicles lost value because the GM brand was damaged by dozens of recalls, including one for a faulty ignition switch.
Infiniti recalls 60,000 Q50 sedans globally for steering glitchThu, 16, Jun 2016
Infiniti is recalling roughly 60,000 Q50 models globally because the steering system that is key to the sedan's autonomous driving capabilities could malfunction. The recall covers 28,182 vehicles in the U.S. and 3,804 in Canada, Infiniti said.
BMW recalls X3, X4 to repair child restraint anchor barsWed, 15, Jun 2016
BMW is recalling 188,670 X3 and X4 crossovers in the U.S. to fix potentially faulty lower anchor bars used in securing child restraint seats.
Takata selling shares in automakers to raise cashTue, 14, Jun 2016
Takata, the embattled airbag maker behind the biggest automotive safety recall, said it's selling shares it owns in automakers to raise funds as the company faces compensation claims for its defective devices.
GMC launches rear-seat alert in 2017 AcadiaMon, 13, Jun 2016
As the temperatures rise outside, children, pets and other personal items can be mistakenly left in a vehicle with blistering heat. GMC is looking to change that.
Tesla to clarify how customers may disclose problemsFri, 10, Jun 2016
Tesla Motors on Friday revised a nondisclosure clause in its customer repair agreements after a U.S. regulator took issue with the practice, while the electric carmaker's CEO separately called most customer reports of suspension problems in its Model S sedan fraudulent.
Toyota tells U.S. dealers to disclose future Takata recallsFri, 10, Jun 2016
Toyota said Friday it had told its U.S. dealers to disclose, at the time of sale, the identity of vehicles with defective Takata airbag inflators that will be subject to recalls by 2018.