Total Recall: GM, Tesla, Jeep, Nissan, Chrysler, Dodge, and Ford recalls

The following vehicles have been recalled from their respective automakers over the past several days. GM’s Chevrolet and GMC divisions, Acura, Nissan, and Ford have all issued recalls for their vehicles. In the case of Tesla, they’ve issued a recall for their Model S’s adapter, and with Chrysler’s Jeep division, it’s a matter of not carrying out…

Total Recall: Chrysler, Maserati, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Suzuki, and Honda

The following vehicles have been recalled over the past couple of weeks, ranging from the Fiat-controlled Chrysler Group, which includes Dodge, RAM, and Maserati (which is owned by Ferrari), to the major German automakers Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Even the now-defunct Japanese automaker Suzuki has been affected, and Honda has issued yet another Honda Odyssey recall. Chrysler is recalling the…

Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep recalled for balance shaft bearing issue

Chrysler has announced a recall that will affect vehicles in their Dodge, Jeep, as well as those bearing their own name. In all, only 522 vehicles will be a part of the latest Chrysler recall. The vehicles include: 2013 Chrysler 200 2013 Dodge Avenger 2014 Jeep Patriot 2014 Jeep Compass The reason for the recall is because of the…

RAM and Jeep recalls for software issues

Chrysler’s RAM and Jeep divisions announced a recall for their trucks and sport utility vehicles, concerning a software issue. In all, approximately 10,800 of the 2014 RAM pickups, as well as about 132,000 of the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicles will be affected by the latest RAM and Jeep recall. The software issue in the Jeep Grand…

Alfa Romeo delays 4C sports car’s US launch until mid-2014

The on-again, off-again relaunch of the storied Italian automaker Alfa Romeo, itself a division of Fiat, is once again being delayed. The vehicle that will usher in the next chapter is the Alfa Romeo 4C, a sports car positioned to compete with the likes of the Porsche Cayman, is now due to arrive on our shores in…

Jeep recalls new Grand Cherokees for electrical issues

Jeep has announced another recall for their popular Grand Cherokee mid-sized sport utility vehicle. Approximately 91,559 2014 models that were produced in Detroit, Michigan from January 8, 2013 to August 20, 2013 will be affected. The issue has to do with both the Grand Cherokee‘s software and electrical wiring. Although the issues are unrelated, it has been determined…

Chrysler’s Jeep recalls Grand Cherokees for headlight issue

Chrysler’s Jeep division is recalling their 2014 Grand Cherokee sport utility vehicle for a headlight issue. In all, 4,458 vehicles are being recalled, mostly in the United States (only 216 vehicles in Canada are affected. The vehicles were produced from January 14 through March 20 of this year. The issue concerns the vehicles that are equipped with…

Well, it looks like Jeep will build vehicles in China after all

  Contrary to reports from the failed Presidential campaign of former Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA), Jeep will not be moving any domestic production of theirs overseas to China. In fact, they will be building Jeeps in China, specifically for Chinese buyers. This news comes off of the heels of a report from The Car Connection, where Chrysler,…

Chrysler recalls RAM light-duty and commercial trucks for several issues

As the final part of the massive Chrysler recall announced last week, the Auburn Hills, Michigan automaker is also recalling several of their RAM trucks. In all, Chrysler has issued 12 separate recall campaigns since early last month, during the tumultuous pushback of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommending that they recall the 1993-2004 Jeep Grand…

Chrysler recalls several minivans for numerous issues

Part of the massive Chrysler recall announced last week included two for their best-selling minivans, the Chrysler Town and County, Dodge Grand Caravan, and the RAM C/V Tradesman (a Grand Caravan converted for cargo duty). In all, over 282,000 2013 models worldwide are affected, the vast majority of them being in the United States. The first issue…