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.
General Motors is recalling several models – 2008 Chevy Malibu, Pontiac G6, and Saturn Aura – for power steering problems. Affected vehicles may experience a sudden loss of power steering assist, which could occur at any time while driving.
The CEO of Delphi, the manufacturer of defective ignition switches, said General Motors is the one to blame for the ignition problem responsible for at least 13 deaths. During the her fourth Congressional hearing, GM CEO Mary Barra said the automaker is doing everything it can to correct the the problem and compensate victims.
BMW is recalling 1.6 million 3 series vehicles worldwide with Takata airbag inflators as a precautionary measure, the automaker said Wednesday. The BMW 3 Series recall affects 574,000 cars in the US.
Infiniti president Johan de Nysschen is leaving Infiniti for General Motors' Cadillac brand. At Cadillac, de Nysschen will be responsible for all aspects of Cadillac globally such as sales and brand development.
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 will recall an additional 7.6 million vehicles in the US for an ignition flaw similar to the one responsible for several accidents and at least 13 deaths. The GM vehicles recalled Monday were involved in accidents causing at least three more fatalities.
Tesla Motors and auto dealers have been fighting for five years over Tesla Motors' online selling of its electric cars. Now, the National Auto Dealers Association is trying to market the benefits of going to auto dealers.