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Visibility Issues Cause Recalls for Two Manufacturers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued two visibility recalls from Chrysler (FCA) and Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari). FCA The recall, according to NHTSA, states that missing driver side mirror glass reduces driver visibility, which would increase … Continue reading

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FCA Adds to Safety and Security Technology Glossary

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has expanded its safety and security glossary with terms auto glass professionals should be aware of. The listing defines commonly used industry terms related to auto glass repair and replacement. Two of the most common include … Continue reading

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Chrysler Lawsuit Involving Leaky Sunroofs Seeks Settlement

The ongoing lawsuit between David Cox and Chrysler could be settled soon. According to court documents, the 2014 class-action lawsuit could reach a settlement agreement of $350,000 for attorneys’ fees and $4,000 that would be awarded to Cox, the plaintiff … Continue reading

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Recalls to Know About

The National Highway Travel Safety Administration released a series of recalls Saturday that shop owners, managers, and auto glass installers, should keep on their radar. The issues stem around loss of visibility for drivers and cases of obstructed view in … Continue reading

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Chrysler Recalls Certain Dodge Caravans Due to Air Bag Defect

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a recall on certain Chrysler vehicles, specifically certain 2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles due to an air bag defect. According to the notice, approximately 209,135 vans are affected.  The recall states, … Continue reading

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Chrysler Lawsuit Regarding Leaking Sunroofs Seeks Class Action Status

The lawsuit against Chrysler for leaking sunroofs is still trying to reach class-action status. The lawsuit, which was first filed in 2014, alleges the manufacturer was negligent in disclosing to owners that regular maintenance is needed on affected vehicles’ sunroof … Continue reading

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Chrysler Says There Are No Grounds for Class Action over Alleged Sunroof Defect

Chrysler vehicle owners who filed a nationwide class action lawsuit alleging that a defect in their vehicles’ sunroofs cause them to leak have no grounds for their case, according to Chrysler. Continue reading

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5 NHTSA Recalls that Should Be on Your Radar

From automotive glass issues to windshield wiper malfunctions and flickering headlights, here are five new National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) recalls you should know. Continue reading

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How Vulnerable are Vehicles to Hackers?

For years, vehicles have been rolling with computers, and to access them, a repair expert needed to plug into a specialized car port. But with the growing popularity of smartphones, Bluetooth and other Wi-Fi options, there are many more ways for hackers to access a vehicle, explains Dan Chilcott, a research associate with Virginia Tech’s Center for Automated Vehicle Systems. So just how vulnerable are vehicles to being hacked? And will vehicle-to-vehicle communication (V2V) technology open the door to possible attacks? Continue reading

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Chrysler Says Warranty Protects It from Paying Class Action Damages

Chrysler has asked the judge to strike plaintiffs’ claims for damages and injunctive relief due to a Basic Limited Warranty former owners received when they purchased their vehicles. The class action lawsuit revolves around allegations that certain Chrysler models have a sunroof defect that causes them to leak. Continue reading

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Class Action Plaintiffs Attempt to Refute Chrysler’s Motion to Dismiss

“Chrysler has known about its leaky sunroofs for years … Chrysler failed to address the issue,” write attorneys for six Chrysler owners in response to the automaker’s motion to dismiss a nationwide class action lawsuit. The owners have sued the automaker in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey over alleged sunroof issues. Continue reading

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Chrysler Asks Court to Dismiss Class Action Complaint Over Sunroofs

Chrysler’s attorney has asked the U.S. District Court of New Jersey to dismiss a nationwide class action lawsuit alleging that a defect in their vehicles’ sunroofs cause them to leak. Vehicles covered in the lawsuit include the Jeep Patriot, Jeep … Continue reading

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Chrysler Over Alleged Sunroof Defect

Six Chrysler owners have filed a nationwide class action lawsuit against the automaker in U.S. District Court of New Jersey alleging that a defect in the sunroofs causes them to leak. Continue reading

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Auto Sales Climb in 2013

Strong vehicle sales growth in 2013 is good news for the automotive glass industry. The 21 automakers selling vehicles in the U.S. moved 15.6 million units in 2013, according to sales tracker Autodata, up 9.2 percent from 2012.
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