Chrysler is recalling nearly 870,000 SUVs because corrosion may make the vehicles’ brakes harder to use.
Chrysler sales jump 13 percent. Industry sales expected to rise around three percent.
Chrysler said it had more than 100 reports of problems, but no crashes or injuries.
Slow sales caused dealer inventories to rise in January and February, putting pressure on companies to clear their lots.
Once slated for closure back in 2010, the Chrysler Sterling Heights Assembly Plant was the site of a celebration Friday marking the 2015 Chrysler 200 midsize sedan product launch.
Chrysler is recalling more than 49,000 Dodge Charger muscle cars because a connector can overheat and knock out low-beam headlights.
Chrysler is recalling over 25,000 SUVs because of some braking issues.
Detroit’s three automakers — Ford, Chrysler and General Motors — are increasingly anxious about the 78-year-old union’s future. For them, it’s a “devil you know” situation.
“Fiat Chrysler Automobiles” will be the name of the combined company. CEO says it will not impact workers in the Detroit area.
Italian automaker Fiat SpA says it has an agreement to acquire the remaining shares of Chrysler.