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Federal auto safety regulators demanded answers from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) about its handling of 20 recalls, including one tied to gas tank fires in certain older model Jeep vehicles, and on Monday, FCA delivered.
Hand delivered, to be precise, detailed responses on its recall performance amid allegations that the automaker has been too slow in making repairs.Read More »
by Tom Krisher
June 4, 2015
Fiat Chrysler has admitted that it missed legal deadlines to notify customers in five safety recalls, a pattern that could bring a fine from U.S. safety regulators.
But the company, in documents posted Thursday, said it's taking steps to improve recall completion and notification rates and shouldn't be subjected to a July 2 public hearing on its safety performance scheduled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.Read More »
June 1, 2015
WASHINGTON -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will soon have some fresh faces in key recall positions as part of an agency reorganization intended to streamline its management structure.
According to sources here and job openings posted on the U.S Department of Transportation's website, the agency is preparing the reorganization to follow the retirement or departure of three key officials who have overseen recalls at the agency.Read More »