Computer Chip Shortage Has Been Sidelining Auto Workers In Chicago Area, But Expert Says Worst May Soon Be OverA computer semiconductor chip shortage is sidelining workers across the country at auto plants. As CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported, the Ford Chicago Assembly Plant at 126th Street and Torrence Avenue sat idle for eight weeks.
Family's Chrysler Minivan Has Been Sitting For Months At Dealership, Waiting For Replacement PartYou expect a car repair to be measured in days or perhaps weeks, but when it dragged onto months, a Highland Park woman reached out to CBS 2.
Chrysler Partners With Service Dogs To Give The Disabled The Freedom To DriveChrysler is partnering with service dog organizations and tech companies to create vehicles service those with disabilities.
Detroit's Automakers, Sensing A Threat, Embrace MobilityFor Detroit, the days of simply making cars are over.
Chrysler Expands Air Bag RecallChrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.
Black Friday Boosts November Car SalesChrysler sales rise 20 percent. GM sales up 6 percent. Ford sales drop 2 percent.
Safety Agency Pushes For National Air Bag RecallThe federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure -- and even kill -- a driver.
Chrysler Posts Strong Third Quarter ProfitChrysler posts $611 million in third quarter earnings, expects to make around $2.5 billion for full year.
Car And Truck Sales Show Strong--But Uneven--October GrowthChrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.
Chrysler Recalls Over 566,000 Trucks, SUVsChrysler is recalling more than 566,000 SUVs and trucks because malfunctioning fuel heaters can cause fires, or a software glitch can disable the electronic stability control.
List Of Cars Affected By Airbag RecallA defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags FixedThe inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
Chrysler Issues Recall For Nearly 907K Cars, SUVsChrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power mirrors that can cause minor fires.
New Studies Point Out Dangers Of 'Talking' To CarJust because you can talk to your car doesn't mean you should. Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.
Truck Deals Help Boost US Auto Sales In SeptemberSeptember sales won't be as hot as August, the best month in eight years, but industry analysts still expect them to be strong.