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1.3 million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep vehicles recalled for alternator failure, sudden airbag deployment
1.3 million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep vehicles recalled for alternator failure, sudden airbag deployment

This morning, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published two recalls from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Together, the recalls affect more than 1.3 million Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep vehicles worldwide, including over 805,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2011-2014...Read More»

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EPA warned Fiat Chrysler about diesel defeat devices in 2015

In February, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' CEO, Sergio Marchionne, warned investors that his company could soon face a Dieselgate crisis of its own. As it turns out, Marchionne had plenty of time to reach that conclusion. The Environmental Protection Agency met with FCA to express concerns about the...Read More»

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Study: Jeep, Ram diesels emit up to 20 times the legal limit of pollutants

Remember West Virginia University’s Center for Alternative Fuels, Engines and Emissions (CAFEE), home to the team of researchers who first told the world that Volkswagen diesels were designed to cheat on emissions tests? Well, they recently conducted similar tests on diesels from Fiat...Read More»

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
U.S. sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions: $4.6 billion fine possible

Last Thursday, we reported that after months of back-and-forth between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the California Air Resources Board, FCA was about to be slapped with a federal lawsuit. The cause? Excess emissions from more than 100,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler is about to be sued over diesel emissions say insiders

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles hasn't exactly been ahead of the curve on developing electric cars. Nor has it done much work on self-driving vehicles (though its partnership with Waymo has picked up some of the slack). But when it comes to predicting lawsuits, FCA is batting 1000. Back in March, FCA's...Read More»

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Fiat Chrysler warns investors of its own Dieselgate crisis

With Volkswagen's Dieselgate crisis dominating the auto news for over 17 months, you might've missed the fact that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is facing a diesel disaster of its own--both in the U.S. and abroad. Now, the automaker has explained the nature of the problem and hinted at its potential...Read More»

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
FCA says its diesel V-6 will be certified by EPA soon

If Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is to be believed, the EPA's inquiry into its turbodiesel V-6 engines may end just as abruptly as it began. The automaker's CEO, Sergio Marchionne, told The Detroit News that his firm and the EPA are close to reaching an agreement as to how the automaker will respond to...Read More»

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Report: Justice Department to probe Fiat Chrysler over EPA's diesel claims

According to a report published today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles faces a criminal investigation by the United States Department of Justice over the EPA's claim that diesel engines in Jeep Grand Cherokees and Ram 1500 pickups violated the Clean Air Act. Citing "people familiar with the matter,"...Read More»

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EPA: Diesel Jeep SUVs, Ram trucks violate Clean Air Act

Calling it a "clear and serious violation" of the Clean Air Act, the Environmental Protection Agency said today that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) installed emissions control devices on certain Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs and Ram 1500 trucks that allowed them to skirt federal emissions standards...Read More»

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2016 Dodge Dart, Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for fuel leaks, wiper woes

This morning, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued two recalls that affect nearly 89,000 vehicles from the 2016 model year. The vast majority of those vehicles are registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2016 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee UNITS AFFECTED: 30,183 vehicles registered in the U.S., 2,534...Read More»

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee: The Car Connection's Best SUV to Buy 2017

Crossovers have all but replaced the sport-utility vehicles of a generation ago. Most drivers don't know or care about the distinctions. Why should they? Crossovers get the family job done. They're spun from car platforms, have car-like handling, and don't worry themselves so much about off-road...Read More»

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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee vs. 2017 Ford Explorer: Compare Cars

The Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee are two models that busy households are likely to consider as their core family vehicle. Both of these models have quite the nameplate recognition in the U.S.; and both have a heritage built allusions to a rugged lifestyle. Today these two deliver that to...Read More»

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2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a software update to stop rollaways

In April of this year, following an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled more than 1.1 million vehicles to address a problem with their shifters. For some of those vehicles--namely, the Jeep Grand Cherokee--we now know that the fix...Read More»

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for transmission problem, over 37,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 37,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs from the 2016 model year. The automaker reports that an electrical flaw could affect the vehicle's transmission, which might cause headaches for owners. The flaw is rooted in select wiring harnesses, which may not have been...Read More»

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2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300 recalled to replace shifter

Back in January, we told you about a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation of rollaway complaints related to the 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, and the 2012-2014 Chrysler 300. That investigation has now resulted in a recall of those models to fix...Read More»

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2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango recalled to repair brakes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 15,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately eight of those vehicles may suffer from a problem with their brakes that could boost the...Read More»

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
NHTSA Rollaway Investigation Affects Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge Models

Do late-model Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs, and Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 sedans, have a shift lever that’s so tricky so as to allow inadvertent vehicle roll-away? The federal government is investigating—although based on information provided so far in National Highway Traffic Safety...Read More»

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2011-2013 Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee Recalled For Fire Risk (Again)

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for nearly 389,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an electrical problem in some of those vehicles could start a fire. Sound familiar?...Read More»

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2011-2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Recalled For Fire Risk

If you’ve already brought your 2011 or 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee or Dodge Durango in for a repair of the headliner or vanity mirror, you might need to have it done once again. The recall is a subset of the one that was announced back in July 2014—that one covering a wider range of...Read More»

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