Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.
Attorney Kenneth Feinberg, who was hired by GM to compensate victims, updated the totals Monday.
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The new mid size pickup was cited for what Motor Trend called a “right-sized” package.
The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.
Chrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.
At least 36 people have died and 44 have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.
U.S. safety regulators have closed an investigation into steering problems in more than 500,000 Ford full-size cars without seeking a recall.
Ford said Friday that its new aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup will get up to 26 mpg on the highway, making it the most fuel efficient gas-powered full-size pickup.
Toyota is recalling nearly 423,000 Lexus brand cars to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires. The recalls affect the 2006 to 2011 GS, 2007 to 2010 LS and the 2006 to 2011 IS models.
After nearly four hours of testimony about exploding air bags, senators never got a clear answer to the question most people have: whether or not their cars are safe.
The Honda Odyssey was the only minivan to earn the highest safety rating in new crash tests by the insurance industry.