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Chrysler 200, Ram ProMaster City Recalled for Wire Harness

The FCA US recall, which covers more than 323,300 vehicles, also includes Jeep Cherokee and Renegade SUVs.


Safety Near Downed Power Lines

This video, produced by Southern California Edison, describes what motorists should do if they encounter downed power lines. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.


Video Safety Tip: When Power Lines Fall

Here's advice on what to do if your vehicle comes in contact with downed power lines during a storm or collision.

Image courtesy of NHTSA.


Mitsubishi Recalls Outlanders, Lancers for Control Loss

The recall, which affects 174,382 vehicles, is tied to corrosion caused by road salt exposure.

Mitch Bainwol, president and CEO of the Auto Alliance. Photo courtesy of Auto Alliance.


Auto Alliance Backs TTIP Regulatory Convergence

A new study from the Center for Automotive Research concludes such a provision would save as much as $2.3 billion annually.

Photo courtesy of IIHS.


Raising Speed Limits Doesn’t Curb Speeding in Utah

A recent IIHS study found that Utah’s speed limit increase is raising average speeds and increasing the likelihood of vehicles exceeding 80 mph.

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Cougars Could Lower Deer-Vehicle Crashes

A new study examines how recolonizing big cats in the eastern U.S. could thin deer populations and ultimately reduce deer-vehicle collisions.

Photo of Chevrolet Impala by IFCAR via Wikimedia Commons.


Older Chevrolet Impalas Recalled for Air Bags

The action calls back more than 289,000 mid-size sedans in the 2009 and 2010 model years so dealers can resolve a potential wiring issue affecting air bag deployment.

Screenshot courtesy of ARI.


ARI Rolls Out Driver Scorecard Tool

ARI has begun offering a driver scorecard tool that measures driver behavior, automatically assigns appropriate safety training and consolidates data into organized online view, the fleet management company announced.


Audit: Takata Fudged Test Results

An audit of Takata's air bag inflator test data has uncovered evidence that the supplier manipulated test results, according to a report from Bloomberg News. Video courtesy of Bloomberg News.

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