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Top regulator says Fiat Chrysler to face sanctions for conduct in recalls

...on a recall of 1.56 million older-model Jeeps with gas tanks mounted behind the rear axles. The tanks are vulnerable...recalls involved problems as serious as rear-mounted gas tanks that can leak and cause fires in a crash, air bags that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-02/top-regulator-says-fiat-ch
What Is It?

...year they were made, same year Ford came out with the Falcon."NORTH AUGUSTA: Bill Bendorf: "Rear engine, front gas tank/trunk. I had two of these when I was a youngster. One a turbo model Spyder."Paul Brewer: "This week you picture...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-06-25/what-it
Familiar All-Star faces led resurgence by Texas Rangers in May

...with a loss for a 7-15 record that was the worst in the American League."Felt like in April, we had water in the gas tank," first-year manager Jeff Banister said. "Stopped the car, it kept running ... when you went to start it and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-06-01/familiar-all-star-faces-
Auto recalls

...recalls covering more than 10 million vehicles.Among the recalls is a contentious one covering 1.56 million Jeeps with gas tanks located behind the rear axles. The biggest involves almost 3 million cars with air bag inflators that can potentially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-22/auto-recalls
Two drivers are fined, placed on probation for walking across the racing surface

...Daytona International Speedway was disallowed after NASCAR found a refrigeration line wrapped around dry ice between the gas tank and the fuel pump.Car owner Hoss Ellington was fined $5,000 for the device.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-06-03/two-drivers-are-fined-plac
Vehicle arsonist sought in south Ga.

...fire.WALB-TV reports three vehicles have been set on fire this week in Albany. On Tuesday, someone set fire to the gas tank cap of a truck. The gas cap melted and fire damaged the paint. The fire was almost identical to two other vehicle fires...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-04-23/vehicle-arsonist-sough
2 years after recall, Jeep fixes only fraction of affected Grand Cherokees and Libertys

...installing trailer hitches to help protect the Jeeps' gas tanks in a rear-end crash.The tanks are mounted behind the...family of Remington "Remi" Walden a 1999 Jeep with a gas tank mounted behind the rear axle.Walden, of Bainbridge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-14/2-years-after-recall-jeep-fixes-onl
For 2015, Nissan packs a lot into new Rogue

...are 25 mpg city, 32 mpg highway.) The tester had a resulting travel range of some 330 miles from its 14.5-gallon gas tank.At 3,600 pounds, the test SUV felt neither lightweight nor ponderous. Passengers noticed some body lean in turns...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-12/2015-nissan-packs-lot-new-rog
2015 Toyota Yaris is revamped, gets more safety features

...foot-pounds at 4,200 rpm.The test car, driven aggressively at times, averaged nearly 30 mpg in mostly city travel. With a gas tank holding 11.1 gallons, this translated into a 330-mile travel range.At today's depressed gasoline prices, filling...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-01-29/2015-toyota-yaris-revamped-ge
Six Strategies for Maximizing the Value of a Warehouse Club

...situations. Here are six things that can be really useful and valuable if you have a warehouse club membership.Fill up your gas tank while you're there Many warehouse clubs have an attached gas station that requires you to use your membership in order...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/simpledollar/2015-01-05/six-strat