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Jeep recall over fire hazard being delayed for reasons unknown

Jeep recall over fire hazard being delayed for reasons unknown

Earlier this year, Chrysler agreed to recall over a million Jeeps due to a fire hazard that has, to date, claimed a few dozen lives. Such a recall came after the auto maker originally rejected a recall proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, having stated at that time that the pegged vehicles were "safe and not defective." For reasons unknown, the recall has not taken place despite several months having passed.

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2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva unveiled with “devilish” design ahead of public debut

2013 Fiat 500 Cattiva unveiled with “devilish” design ahead of public debut

Chrysler has introduce a new 2013 Fiat 500 model, the Cattiva, which stands for "naughty but cool" in Italian. The name describes the auto maker's direction with the car's design, which it calls "devilish" and says has a "blacked-out" look. The car will also be available in a Turbo model, with both it and the non-Turbo edition making their debut later this week in California followed by arrival in showrooms.

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Chrysler recalls 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys after initial refusal

Chrysler recalls 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys after initial refusal

On June 4, Chrysler caught public attention by refusing to recall 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Libertys after the NHTSA requested the auto maker issue a recall over potential fires in rear-end collisions. Chrysler refused, stating that the NHTSA's conclusions were "based on an incomplete analysis" of the information. The manufacturer was given until today to make a decision, and rather than face possible court time and bad PR, it had elected to recall the Jeeps.

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