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US Safety Agency Offers Online Vehicle Recall Check

The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.

08/27/2014

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Chrysler Recalling Possible 792K Older SUV’s Due To Ignition-Switch Performance

The company is aware of a single reported accident and a relatively small number of complaints involving 0.015 percent of the subject vehicle population.

07/23/2014

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Chrysler: Government Timetable Off For Fixing Recalled Jeep SUV’s

The agency accused Chrysler of moving too slowly to fix up to 2.5 million older Grand Cherokees and Libertys with gas tanks behind the rear axles.

07/17/2014

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Chrysler Recalls 651,000 SUVs For Mirror Lights

The automaker says it knows of three injuries related to this problem…

07/11/2014

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June Car Sales Shatter Expectations

Seasonally Adjusted Annual Sales Rate hits 17 million for the first time since 2007, as customers ignore recall news.

07/03/2014

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American Cars In Decline? GM’s Role In The International Recall War

GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.

05/15/2014

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Local Car Dealers Seeing Big Boost In Sales As Economy Improves

CBS 2’s Jim Williams went to one Chicago dealership today to explain the turnaround.

07/02/2013

Chrysler Recalling SUVs

Just two days after refusing a U.S. government request to recall 2.7 million older-model Jeeps, Chrysler has decided to do two other recalls totaling 630,000 vehicles worldwide. Click here for details.

06/06/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s Desperation Showing In Final Days Of Campaign

As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.

11/02/2012

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Opinion: Auto Manufacturing Is Back In America. Obama Was Right, Romney Was Wrong.

Auto manufacturing is back in America – especially in Michigan, Ohio and Pennsylvania because President Obama made the politically risky decision to bailout the auto industry after bailing out the banks. It was a decision that worked. Obama was right, Romney was wrong. So Romney is now in full lying mode. He is trying to retroactively re-write the wrongs in his writings.

10/29/2012

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Opinion: The Auto Bailout Wasn’t A Safe Financial Deal For America

Yes, it’s great that all turned out well for the auto workers, but it is absolutely horrendous to know that the American taxpayers via President Obama’s actions could have been left standing for billions of dollars – and still might.

10/29/2012

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Opinion: In Clear Victory Obama Shows Romney Isn’t Ready To Be Commander-In-Chief

What was most clear tonight, though, is that Mitt Romney has no idea how the world works and the Office of the President is no place for on the job training.

10/23/2012

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CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Push Back On Opponent’s False Accusations

With the CBS Local Presidential Forum coming to a close Barack Obama and Mitt Romney take their chance to set the record straight, pointing out the false accusations their opponent has leveled and giving their response.

10/19/2012

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Opinion: Auto And Bank Bailouts Prove Effective

On Monday, the Treasury Department sold 553,846,153 shares in AIG on Monday, turning an $18 billion profit on the $32.50 a share price.

09/11/2012

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New Dodge Model Rolls Off Assembly Line, Should Boost Local Economy

The first production version of the 2013 Dodge Dart rolled off the Chrysler assembly line in Belvidere this week.

05/12/2012

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Quinn: Spending Is Necessary To Create Jobs, Improve Budget

Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday defended his call for “investment” in several new programs in his State of the State Address, even though the state is in a budget crisis.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

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Chrysler To Add 1,800 Jobs At Belvidere Plant

As U.S. automakers’ fortunes rebound, Chrysler has brought some of the benefit to Illinois, with 1,800 new jobs at its Belvidere Assembly Plant.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2012

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Chrysler Supplier Plans New Illinois Facility, 200 Jobs

A supplier for Chrysler plans to open a new facility in northern Illinois, bringing 200 jobs to Belvidere.

05/28/2011

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Aided By $29M Tax Break, Illinois Mitsubishi Plant To Make SUV

The state is offering the company $29 million in tax incentives over 10 years, an investment Gov. Pat Quinn’s office credits for “helping save at least 1,200 jobs.”

02/05/2011