• Fiat Chrysler issues recall, warns owners not to cruise control

    One year ago - By Review Journal

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.
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  • Fiat Chrysler Is Recalling 4.8 Million Vehicles Over Cruise Control Flaw

    One year ago - By Fortune

    Fiat Chrysler vehicle owners are being warned not to use their vehicle's cruise control for the time being after it was discovered that in rare cases the function cannot be turned off.
    The company stated that the issue can occur when the cruise control causes the vehicle to accelerate at the same time as an electric short-circuit occurs, according to the Associated Press. Beginning early next week, Fiat Chrysler will be notifying customers and recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. and urging drivers to not use cruise control until the problem can be fixed via software update.
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  • Warning Of Possible Runaway Cruise Control, Fiat Chrysler Recalls 4.8 Million Vehicles

    One year ago - By Forbes

    A Kansas driver's terrifying experience with a runaway cruise control at 70 mph prompted the recall of 4.9 million vehicles.
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  • Fiat Chrysler is sliding after announcing it's recalling 4.8 million vehicles

    One year ago - By Chron

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 4 million US vehicles for a software upgrade to fix a problem with cruise-control.
    Shares fell as much as 3% on the news.
    Watch Fiat Chrysler trade in real time here.
    Fiat Chrysler fell as much as 3% in pre-market trading Friday after announcing a recall to upgrade the software in its cars.
    Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 4.8 million US vehicles to upgrade the software so that the cruise-control option won't be disrupted. The recalled cars will include several versions of Chrysler sedans and coupes, some Dodge SUVs, and some Ram pickup trucks.
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  • BestWeek: Best's Special Report Says Cyber Market Still Awaiting a Real Growth Spurt

    One year ago - By A.M. Best

    The U.S. market for cyber insurance grew significantly in 2017, as direct premiums written rose nearly 32% year over year to $1.8 billion, and policies in force jumped 24% to 2.6 million, according ...
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  • Fiat Chrysler recalls 4.8 million U.S. vehicles for cruise control defect

    One year ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Friday it is recalling 4.8 million U.S. vehicles over a defect that could prevent drivers from deactivating cruise control and warned owners not to use the function until they get software upgrades.
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