BOSTON/ DETROIT, July 30- A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for General Motors Co's OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely. Kamkar released the video a week after Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled some 1.4 million vehicles after hacking...» Read More
DETROIT— An Ohio company is recalling about 90,000 SUV tires because the tread can separate, causing a loss of air and increasing the risk of a crash. The recall covers certain 15- and 16- inch Hercules Tire& Rubber Co. All Trac A/T tires made from June of 2008 to May of 2010.. The recall came after an attorney notified the National Highway Traffic Safety...
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says the extendable rack inside the oven can fall out. They were sold at Sears, Pacific Sales and other stores for between $2,500 and $5,000. Whirlpool Corp., based in Benton Harbor, Michigan, says customers should stop using the extendable rack and contact the company for a free inspection and repair.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the safety fine for Fiat Chrysler.
Recent Fiat Chrysler recalls are raising major safety concerns about several of the automaker's models.
CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports NHTSA has hit the automaker with a record fine related to safety issues.
The record fine imposed on Fiat Chrysler shows that U.S. regulators are focusing more on recall issues, says Karl Brauer, senior analyst at Kelley Blue Book.
AUTO REGULATOR NHTSA SETS SETTLEMENT WITH FIAT CHRYSLER INCLUDING A RECORD $105 MLN IN FINES OVER RECALLS INVOLVING MILLIONS OF VEHICLES- DOCUMENTS.
Fiat Chrysler is expected to face a $105M penalty for its allegedly inadequate response to 23 recalls, sources told the Financial Times.
NEW YORK— Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles in the U.S. to fix two separate issues affecting its Ram pickup trucks. The first recall is to repair a steering wheel wiring harness that could rub against a spring in the air bag module. The faulty sensors could cause seat belt pre-tensioners to activate and air bags to deploy unexpectedly,...
NEW YORK— More than 140,000 night lights are being recalled because they can overheat and spark a fire. Other recalled consumer products this week include strollers with a foam piece that could be detrimental and dressers that need to be secured to a wall. DETAILS: Battery-operated Circo Night Lights sold at Target stores nationwide and Target.com from...
DETROIT, July 24- U.S. safety regulators will open an investigation to determine whether the solution proposed by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will be effective in keeping its vehicles from being vulnerable to computer hackers. On Tuesday, NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind said he is concerned about the hacking threat to connected vehicles.
July 24- Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 1.4 million vehicles in the United States to update software for radios to prevent hacking. The announcement by FCA US LLC, formerly Chrysler Group LLC, comes after cybersecurity researchers used the Internet to turn off a car's engine as it drove, escalating concerns about the safety of Internet-connected vehicles.
DETROIT— Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they took control of a Jeep Cherokee SUV over the Internet. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it would find out which other automakers use the same radios. "I think it's a pretty big deal," said James Carder, chief...
July 24- Automaker FCA US LLC, formerly Chrysler Group LLC, is recalling about 1.4 million vehicles in the United States to update software for radios to prevent hacking. The move comes after cybersecurity researchers used the Internet to turn off a car's engine as it drove, escalating concerns about the safety of Internet-connected vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler announced on Friday a recall of about 1.4 million cars equipped with certain radios, the company said in a press release.
Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million vehicles due to a software issue. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports the latest
NEW YORK— UPPAbaby is recalling 71,000 strollers and seats because of a choking hazard, saying children could bite off a piece of the stroller's foam crossbar, according to federal regulators. UPPAbaby has received 22 reports of children biting off pieces of the "bumper bar" in front of the seat, although no injuries have been reported, the U.S. Consumer Product...
Husqvarna is recalling about 24,000 lawn and garden tillers because they can unintentionally move forward or backwards.
DETROIT— The Federal Trade Commission is investigating General Motors because of dealers who advertised certified used cars for sale even though they still needed repairs under existing recalls. The agency notified GM of the probe on June 3, and it was disclosed by the company Thursday in a quarterly report to securities regulators. GM spokesman Alan Adler...
General Motors Co. is looking past last year's safety recalls of 36 million vehicles worldwide as recall costs continue to shrink. Old estimate was $400 million to $600 million. —$280 million: Amount paid to ignition switch crash victims and families as of July 17.