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Fiat Chrysler Recalling 320K Dodge Darts

Fiat Chrysler Recalling 320K Dodge Darts

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 320,000 Dodge Dart compact cars in North America that could roll away due to defective shift-cable bushings. An FCA US investigation discovered certain cars are equipped with a cable bushing that may degrade after prolonged...
Italy’s Alcantara Expands to Meet Material Demands

Italy’s Alcantara Expands to Meet Material Demands

With demand for its unique products soaring, Alcantara has completed the first phase of its 300-million euro expansion of its production facilities in Nera Montoro, Italy. “The startup of these new facilities is an important, symbolic moment for us,” said Andrea...
Subaru Readying to Recall 2.3 Million Vehicles

Subaru Readying to Recall 2.3 Million Vehicles

Just a little more than a month after Subaru Corp. shut down its plants in Japan due to quality issues, the automaker is expected to recall about 2.3 million vehicles globally due to a brake light problem. Excluding the Takata recall, it would mark the maker’s largest...
The Car Book Offers Up its Best Best for 2019

The Car Book Offers Up its Best Best for 2019

The more things change, the more they stay the same. While that phrase is widely interpreted to mean that change is constant, the auto industry is a different animal sometimes and the latest edition of The Car Book shows why. The book, which is now in its 39thyear,...
Honda Recalls 106K Ridgeline Trucks

Honda Recalls 106K Ridgeline Trucks

Owners of dirty Honda Ridgelines are being told to not wash their trucks as part of a recall of more than 100,000 2017-2019 model year trucks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall for 106,683 of the vehicles because they could catch fire...
Subaru Resumes Auto Production After Part Problem

Subaru Resumes Auto Production After Part Problem

Subaru resumed production at two plants in Japan after they were shut down for nearly two weeks due to a defect on a power-steering component. The problem began in late December, according to the company, and involved the Forester, Impreza and Crosstrek models, but...
Subaru Slams on the Brakes at Japanese Plant

Subaru Slams on the Brakes at Japanese Plant

Subaru slammed on the brakes on production at its plant in Japan, which accounts for 60% of its global production, due to a potential defect in a power-steering component. The Japanese automaker hopes to restart production by Jan. 28, after it determines the cause of...
Ford Recalls 874K Pickups Due to Fire Problem

Ford Recalls 874K Pickups Due to Fire Problem

Ford announced a recall of 874,000 pickup trucks in North America with engine block heaters that can, under certain circumstances, catch fire. The Dearborn, Michigan-based automaker said it is unaware of any reported accidents or injuries that have occurred as a...
Chevy Rolls Out New Silverado HD

Chevy Rolls Out New Silverado HD

Chevrolet continues to expand pickup buyer options with the debut of the all-new, 2020 Silverado HD, the third version of the bowtie brand’s truck to launch during the last 18 months. The big trucks shares many of the now-familiar design cues first seen on the...