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May 9, 2014 — The defects include a glitch that can stop the side curtain air bags from inflating in some rollover crashes, and exterior door handles that can bind and stop the door from latching properly.
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Jan 3, 2014 — Ford and GM are calling 2013 the best year for U.S. auto sales in at least five years, as they report double-digit annual gains. Chrysler reported an increase of 9 percent, its strongest year since 2007.
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Jun 5, 2013 — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants the automaker to recall 2.7 million older Jeep Cherokees and Libertys. The agency says there's a risk of fire in rear-end collisions. Chrysler says data don't support that conclusion.
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Feb 28, 2013 — The company plans to expand work at transmission plants.
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Sep 4, 2012 — The auto industry remains one of the economy's brighter spots. Chrysler's sales were up the most — 14 percent.
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Apr 17, 2012 — Chrysler, Ford and General Motors gained share in 2010 and 2011. But Toyota's rebound and other factors have led market share gains for other automakers.
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Feb 1, 2012 — The Auburn Hill, Mich.-based company, which is now majority owned by Italy's Fiat SpA, said it earned $183 million last year after a loss of $652 million in 2010. Better sales, especially those of the Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV, turned things around.
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Oct 3, 2011 — General Motors' sales rose 20 percent. Chrysler's were up 27 percent. Ford's rose 9 percent. For all three, gains in sales of pickups and SUVs were important.
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May 24, 2011 — President Obama will visit Joplin, Missouri Sunday; tornado death toll at 116; nuclear fuel meltdown at Fukushima plant but material still contained; Chrysler will repay its debt to the U.S. government; Bob Dylan turns 70
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Apr 28, 2011 — It's another sign of recovery for the American auto industry.
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