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Air Force Lt. Stephanie Erdman, whose eye was injured by airbag shrapnel from her 2002 Honda Civic, is surrounded by pictures showing the accident as she testifies before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, November 20, 2014, on the Takata airbag defects and the vehicle recall process.  (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Auto Industry Acts Globally — Except On Recalls

By Dee-Ann Durbin, AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) – When it comes to making and selling cars, the auto industry thinks and acts globally: There is near-seamless coordination between parts suppliers, factories and dealerships. But when […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/25/2014

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Chrysler Gives In To Government, Expands Air Bag Recall

The automaker said Friday that it will recall nearly 2.9 million older cars and trucks in the U.S., as demanded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

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Chrysler To Recall About 257K Ram Pickup Trucks

Chrysler is recalling nearly 257,000 older Ram pickup trucks because the rear axle can seize or the drive shaft can fall off.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/19/2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Group Chief Executive Officer Sergio Marchionne (L) and Fiat Chairman John Elkann give a press conference at the end of Fiat's last shareholders general assembly at Lingotto in Turin, on August 1, 2014.  (Credit: MARCO BERTORELLO/AFP/Getty Images)

Chrysler Group Changes Its Name To FCA US

The automaker said Tuesday that the name change follows the naming convention of its parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/16/2014

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Chrysler Expands Air Bag Recall To 179K Vehicles

Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall for air bags that could explode with too much force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/12/2014

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Black Friday Boosts November Car Sales

Chrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2014

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Chrysler US Sales Up 20 Percent In November

Chrysler says its sales last month rose 20 percent, a sign that Black Friday promotions and falling gas prices drove U.S. auto sales sharply higher in November.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/02/2014

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Lawyer: Family Of Pregnant Woman Killed In Jeep Explosion To Sue Chrysler

The family’s attorney says Kayla White’s vehicle, a 2003 Jeep Liberty, was under a recall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2014

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Safety Of Vehicle Under Scrutiny After Pregnant Woman Dies In Freeway Explosion

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says there were 58 deaths involving Jeep Libertys from the 2002 through 2007 models years where the vehicle caught fire in a rear-impact crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2014

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US Turns Up Heat On Takata Over Air Bag Problem

U.S. safety regulators are ordering Japanese auto supplier Takata Corp. to provide more information about air bags that can explode and shoot shrapnel toward drivers and passengers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2014

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