Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the parent company of Maserati, will recall 13,092 Maserati Quattroporte and Ghibli sedans from the 2014 model year to address a shifter design issue similar to the one in the Anton Yelchin accident investigation. The two Maserati sedans use the same basic Monostable shifter, even though the shifter itself looks a little different from the one in Jeep, Chrysler and Dodge vehicles recalled in April of this year.
A group of Jeep Grand Cherokee owners has filed a class-action lawsuit against Jeep parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles alleging it concealed a shifter design defect. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in California, also accuses FCA of covering up incidents of property damage and injuries, as well as a slow response to address the issue.
Minis are always sprung harshly, which is great for smooth roads and racetracks -- it’s part of what makes these cars fun to drive. It’s not so great for Detroit roads, or anywhere else where potholes appear after a long winter. But this isn’t the John Cooper Works, or even the Cooper Coupe, so it’s not a tooth-cracker
Vietnam imported 29,000 completely built unit cars in the first four months of 2016, with Thailand supplying around a third of them.
Vietnam had imported 14,903 completely built-up automobiles (CBUs) by mid-March this year, a decrease of 4,066 compared with the same period last year.
Over the first four months of this year, three out of ten cars imported into Vietnam were made in Thailand.