| Mar 18, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling more than 43,000 Dodge Chargers to fix an issue with the vehicles’ headlights.
The automaker said the voluntary action will affect 43,450 Chargers in the U.S. from the 2011 and 2012 model years. The recall is to inspect...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 8:22 AM
Chrysler Group is recalling almost 650,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango sport utility vehicles sold in the U.S. during the the 2011-14 model years to fix a problem with the brakes.
It will recall another 200,000 of the vehicles sold in other...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Despite General Motors' recent recall of millions of its cars — and several investigations into the issue — buyers are still streaming into GM dealerships.
The beleaguered automaker announced Tuesday that sales in March rose 4% compared with...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 10:55 AM
As automakers race to meet a federal mandate for an industry-wide fuel economy average of 54.5 mpg by 2025, engineers are squeezing more efficiency out of every part of their vehicles, including transmissions.
In addition to manual or automatic...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Italian automaker Fiat plans to take full control of Chrysler Group by buying out the shares held by a United Auto Workers union-controlled trust fund.
The union and Fiat reached a deal on New Year’s Day for the automaker to acquire the 41.5% of...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
DETROIT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Young U.S. consumers want vehicles outfitted with expensive technology that boosts gas mileage and keeps them safe and connected, according to a survey published on Thursday. But the high cost of car ownership remains a...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Alan Mulally, an aerospace engineer who helped Ford Motor Co. avoid the bankruptcy filings and federal bailouts of its U.S. automotive siblings, said Thursday that he will step down as the company's chief executive in July.
He will be succeeded by...
| 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...
| Apr 5, 2014
PORTSMOUTH — A long line of 700 Jeeps sat parked in a lot under an overpass in Portsmouth on a recent afternoon.
The vehicles had been moved by train from a Toledo, Ohio, plant where Chrysler manufactures Wranglers and Cherokees. They arrived on...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Ford Motor Co. won a heated contest among Detroit's top automakers to get "Tonight" host Jimmy Fallon to buy one of their trucks, and may have done so through an ad pact with NBCUniversal.
Automakers including Ford, General Motors, Chrysler Group's Ram...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Auto sales turned up in March as relief from the bitter winter cold in much of the nation brought shoppers back to showrooms.
“Solid March sales pushed first-quarter industry results ahead of last year’s pace despite one of the harshest...