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GM poised to deliver far-off future — next year

DETROIT — General Motors is on the cusp of delivering a transportation future that many of its competitors are only beginning to envision. The automaker on Friday announced plans to launch public ride-hailing services with autonomous vehicles that don’t have manual controls such as steering wheels and pedals. The proposed starting date: …

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Chrysler recalls all 2017 Pacifica Minivans for stalling after petition by the Center for Auto Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2018 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org Chrysler Recalls All 2017 Pacifica Minivans for Stalling After Petition by the Center for Auto Safety Washington, D.C.— Today, FCA US (Chrysler) announced a full recall of all 153,859 non-hybrid 2017 Pacifica Minivans in the United States due to …

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Chrysler Pacifica Minivans in Recall Over Engine Stalling

After scores of owners filed safety complaints or shared concerns through social media, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Friday that it was recalling nearly 154,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans to fix an issue that has caused some to stall suddenly while being driven. The company discovered that under rare conditions the minivan’s engine control …

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Goodyear Treading Hot Water Over RV Tire Probe Lawsuit

Tire manufacturer Goodyear is in hot water in the wake of an investigation launched by federal safety officials on allegations that some older Goodyear motorhome tires are susceptible to fail and cause deadly crashes. The probe is being conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which started its investigation after …

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Center for Auto Safety Challenges Goodyear Tire’s Confidentiality Claims

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 4, 2017 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Challenges Goodyear Tire’s Confidentiality Claims Center Submits FOIA Request to Make Secret Documents Public Washington, D.C.—Today, the Center for Auto Safety submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration …

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