| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Chrysler Group is recalling 792,300 SUVs for a faulty ignition switch in the 2006 to 2007 Jeep Commander and the 2005 to 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee.
“Engineers are working to develop a remedy and Chrysler is committing now to conduct a recall out of...
| Jun 30, 2014
After retiring from a career in finance, Larry T. Lakin shared his financial and management skills with fledgling entrepreneurs as a volunteer with SCORE, a national not-for-profit organization affiliated with the Small Business Administration.
| Jul 2, 2014
| 12:16 PM
Jeep, Subaru and Rolls-Royce were among the fastest-growing car brands through the first half of this year while Chrysler, Mini and Volkswagen were struggling.
Automakers have sold 8.2 million vehicles so far this year, a 4% gain over the same period...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling about 895,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport-utility vehicles because of a wiring problem that could start a fire.
The automaker said if one of these vehicles needs a repair that includes servicing the vanity...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Chrysler Group said it would recall potentially hundreds of thousands of its Jeep SUVs to fix a faulty ignition switch.
Chrysler hasn’t determined the exact number of vehicles affected, but said Tuesday that up to 792,300 vehicles could be...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:54 PM
US Airways apologized Monday for sending out a Twitter message that included a pornographic image.
The airline acknowledged that the image came from its Twitter account but said it was sent by mistake. US Airways said the image was originally sent to...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 5:07 AM
It’s not just construction season in Chicagoland. This weekend, it’s test drive season.
Toyota, Dodge and Ford host test-drive programs of their newest vehicles free and open to the public throughout the Chicago suburbs.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:44 AM
More than 1.2-million Chrysler vehicles are the subject of two federal investigations into whether faulty ignition switches can lead to the failure of safety features such as airbags, power steering and brakes.
The National Highway Traffic Safety...
| May 12, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Expenses associated with Chrysler Group’s merger with Fiat dragged the U.S. automaker into a loss in the first quarter.
Chrysler said Monday that it lost $690 million in the period compared with a profit of $166 million in the same quarter a...
| May 9, 2014
| 4:32 AM
It seems like a smart move for automakers to offer integrated child-safety seats in cars, but only two manufacturers currently provide integrated booster seats as an option: Volvo and Dodge. Of those manufacturers, only certain models in their lineups...
| May 12, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling 645,000 minivans in the U.S. to fix faulty window switches that can potentially lead to a fire. The recall affects Chrysler Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravans from the 2010-2014 model years, the automaker announced...