US auto sales in jumped in July. General Motors, Ford, and Toyota were some automakers who saw major gains in auto sales, while Honda and Volkswagen saw their auto sales go down in July.
Chrysler has recalled 2014 and 2015 models of the Fiat 500L. The recall, which affects 25,500 cars in the US and 4,000 in Canada, stems from an airbag problem.
Chrysler has recalled about 792,300 Jeep Commanders and Grand Cherokees from all over the world. Chrysler issued the recall because there is a problem with the cars' ignition switch, which has been linked to one accident so far.
Chrysler, Toyota, and Nissan report US strong auto sales for June, while Ford and Volkswagen saw US auto sales dip for June. General Motors' auto sales were up 1 percent, despite all of the recalls.
General Motors, Toyota, and other automakers boast stellar sales since the recession. Car prices are going up, and auto loan terms are getting longer at the same time.
Chrysler said it will perform an update on some Ram 1500 and 2500 pickup trucks to fix problems from software glitches. Chrysler said the problems affect the trucks' remote access, keyless entry, and tire-pressure monitors.
Chrysler recall of Dodge and Jeep SUVs involves a brake booster with crimped joints that can become corroded when exposed to water. So far, one accident but no injuries are connected to the Chrysler recall.
Dodge Viper was donated to tech center so students could work on it. But Chrysler says the Dodge Viper is outdated and not street legal.