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Fiat Chrysler Settlement with Gov't Could Prove Costly

By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.

Fiat Chrysler Settlement with Gov't Could Prove Costly

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Jul 29
Fiat Chrysler could be required to lay out hundreds of millions of dollars to get potentially defective Ram pickups and older Jeeps off the road under a deal with safety regulators to settle claims that the automaker mishandled nearly two dozen recalls.

Vettel Wins Action-Packed Hungarian GP Ahead of Red Bulls

AUTO SHOWS | By Jerome Pugmire | Jul 29
Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel won an action-packed Hungarian Grand Prix for the first time on Sunday, while Nico Rosberg saw his chance to catch Lewis Hamilton in the title race disappear with a puncture near the end.

Fiat Chrysler to Buy Back Defective Vehicles

AUTO NEWS | Jul 29
As part of a record $105 million settlement, Fiat Chrysler has to buy back more than half a million pickup trucks and SUVs that have defective steering wheel parts.

Gov't: Fiat Chrysler Must Offer to Buy Back 500,000 Pickups

TIPS & ADVICE | By Tom Krisher, Jonathan Fahey | Jul 28
Fiat Chrysler must offer to buy back from customers more than 500,000 Ram pickup trucks and other vehicles in the biggest such action in U.S. history as part of a costly deal with safety regulators to settle legal problems in about two dozen recalls.

Uber Debate Divides Democrats Over 'Sharing Economy,' GOP Moves In

AUTO NEWS | By Nicholas Riccardi | Jul 28
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into the wealthy tech sector.