Fiat Chrysler will offer to buy back pickups in recall settlement

...civil fine of up to $105 million. In addition, owners of more than a million older Jeeps with vulnerable rear-mounted gas tanks will be able to trade them in or be paid by Chrysler to have the vehicles repaired.The Ram pickups, which are the company's...

Georgia judge cuts damages in Jeep fire death, rejects plea for new trial

...suffering seemed fair.At least 75 people have died in post-crash fires involving Jeep models with the rear-mounted gas tanks. The problem has led to the recall of 1.56 million Grand Cherokees and Libertys to install trailer hitches. Fiat Chrysler...

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...

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...

2 years after recall, Jeep fixes only fraction of affected Grand Cherokees and Libertys

...more than a year over repair rates for the recall, which involves installing trailer hitches to help protect the Jeeps' gas tanks in a rear-end crash.The tanks are mounted behind the rear axle and have little structure to protect them if struck...

Wallace's year has been the pits

TALLADEGA, Ala. - Smaller gas tanks for the Aaron's 499 at the Talladega Superspeedway mean extra...want to pit. Usually we pick up spots when we pit." The smaller gas tanks puts a premium on a driver's ability to get on and off pit road...

County police cars face safety upgrade

...Augusta-Aiken area will have shields installed around their gas tanks after Ford Motor Co. agreed to a recall to protect the...a shield to prevent sharp objects from puncturing the gas tanks in accidents and causing an explosion. More than 900...

Most of tax cut has gone into gas tank

WASHINGTON --- Americans are earning and spending more, but a lot of the extra money is going down their gas tanks. Gas prices have drained more than half the extra cash Americans are getting this year from a cut in Social Security taxes.Unlike...

Suzukis, Harley-Davidsons recalled

...the problem. Service centers will replace the vent line with one that has a filter on the end. They'll also replace gas tanks if necessary.Owners will be notified this month. Those with questions can call Suzuki customer service at (800) 934-0934...

How can this be ignored?

...kill American defectors in Laos during the Vietnam War.Worse than NBC exaggerating the dangers of General Motors truck gas tanks by staging a crash explosion in a 1992 news segment.Other scandals have involved the media falling down on the job...