FiatChrysler Automobiles (FCA), owner of the expansively popular Jeeps and Ram brands as well as a bunch of car lines that don’t make any money, joined a select and infamous group this week after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration slapped the company with a record fine for what basically [...]
On Monday, the Obama Administration announced the largest vehicle buyback program in history, involving 580,000 Fiat Chrysler vehicles. Mark Rosekind, administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said the sanction was imposed because the car company failed to come up with adequate repairs for Dodge Ram pickups and Dodge sport [...]
In an order detailing the largest civil penalty for an automaker so far, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could have to buy back 500,000 defective trucks and accept trade-in above market value for 1 million defective Jeeps. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will fine Fiat Chrysler Automobiles $105 million for botching the recall of more than 11 million cars, including 1.6 million Jeeps with a fuel tank issue, the Wall Street Journal is reporting. Show More Summary
For the second time this year, federal regulators have handed down a record-setting fine to an automaker for failing to properly report and investigate possible defects. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration levied a $105...Show More Summary
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government will hit Fiat Chrysler with a record $105 million fine next week for violating laws in a series of vehicle safety recalls, a person briefed on the matter said. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will reveal the fine on Monday. Show More Summary
Fiat Chrysler has recently drawn the ire of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over “a litany of failures” with millions of vehicle recalls, including older Jeeps linked to fatal fires. According to a Wall Street Journal report, we now know Fiat Chrysler will face penalties from the feds to the tune of $105 million. Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will reportedly levy a $105 million fine against Fiat Chrysler Automotive over lapses in the reporting and handling of recalls and safety defects. Continue reading Fiat Chrysler to get...Show More Summary
Watchdog recall motors, sheds light on flaw Fiat Chrysler's bad week just got even worse: the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has recalled 1.4 million of the manufacturer's cars after a dangerous software flaw was revealed just days ago.…
After security experts discovered the problem, the company made a software fix, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration felt a recall was needed.
Jalopnik has an interesting story today about how General Motors negotiated its way into recalling 200,000 Hummers only after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration threatened to launch a formal investigation. Last week,Show More Summary
As the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration continues to investigate why millions of Takata-produced airbag inflators have a tendency to spew pieces of shrapnel with enough force to injure or kill occupants, the agency hasShow More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is blocking former chief David Strickland from testifying in a California civil lawsuit for Toyota on issues regarding its push-button start systems in some of its cars. According to...Show More Summary
Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took the unusual step of hauling a single automaker to the Capitol to scold Fiat Chrysler for delays in recalls and repairs. The hearing is ahead of anticipated fines NHTSA may deal later this month, possibly as high as $700 million. Show More Summary
After today’s public hearing in Washington, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will punish Fiat Chrysler for its mishandling of 23 recalls involving over 11 million cars. Read more...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief U.S. auto safety regulator says Fiat Chrysler will face sanctions for violating safety laws in multiple recalls. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief Mark Rosekind says the agency will act before Labor Day and that the automaker will face enforcement action.
A public whipping is indeed what Fiat Chrysler is getting at a public hearing in Washington D.C. today, where officials from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration accused the automaker of violating safety laws and misleading them about recalls. Read more...
Federal regulators took Fiat Chrysler to task for its leisurely pace in fixing 11 million vehicles recalled for one reason or another in recent years during an unusual public hearing today. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced back in May that it would hold the hearing to receive testimony from Fiat Chrysler to determine whether or not any action … [More]
Jennifer Timian, acting director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's defect investigation office, made the remarks Thursday to start a public hearing on the company's recall performance.
Not even million-dollar hypercars are fast enough to escape the wrath of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Ferrari North America is recalling an estimated 85 examples of the 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari currently in the United States and seven in Canada to fix issues related to the tire pressure warning system and headrests. Show More Summary