Chrysler refuses US request to recall vehicles - WRBL

Chrysler refuses US request to recall vehicles

Posted: Updated:
DETROIT, Mich. -

Chrysler is refusing a request by U.S. safety regulators to recall about 2.7 million vehicles to fix fuel tanks that could leak and cause fires in rear-end collisions.

The company says it's been asked by the government to recall Jeep Grand Cherokees from 1993 through 2004 and Jeep Libertys from 2002 through 2007.

But Chrysler says in a statement that the SUVs are safe and not defective.

Chrysler says the request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is based on incomplete data analysis. The company says it will work with the agency to resolve the dispute.

The agency began investigating the vehicles in 2010 at the request of an advocacy group. The group contends the gas tank position behind the axle could allow fuel to spill in a crash.

  • On Your SideMore>>

  • Health Watch: Walmart to open health care clinic Friday in Columbus

    Health Watch: Walmart to open health care clinic Friday in Columbus

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:24 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:24:17 GMT
    Walmart's slogan “Always low Prices” may be echoed by patients soon. The retail giant is getting into the health care business. The Walmart Care Clinic is set to open Friday inside the Walmart Supercenter on Whittlesey. Patients pay 40 dollars for a visit, Walmart employees pay 4 dollars to see a licensed nurse practitioner.Some of the services offered include diagnosis and treatment of chronic and acute illnesses, pr...
    Walmart's slogan “Always low Prices” may be echoed by patients soon. The retail giant is getting into the health care business. The Walmart Care Clinic is set to open Friday inside the Walmart Supercenter on Whittlesey. Patients pay 40 dollars for a visit, Walmart employees pay 4 dollars to see a licensed nurse practitioner.Some of the services offered include diagnosis and treatment of chronic and acute illnesses, pr...
  • VIDEO: News 3, Kissin', take Ice bucket challenge for Greenville coach

    VIDEO: News 3, Kissin', take Ice bucket challenge for Greenville coach

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 10:12 PM EDT2014-08-28 02:12:34 GMT
    Our Ice Bucket Challenge raised $601.00 for the Jeremy Williams Benefitting the Emory ALS CenterOur Ice Bucket Challenge raised $601.00 for the Jeremy Williams Benefitting the Emory ALS Center
    Our ice bucket challenge was quite a success tonight on News 3, alongside with our media partners at PMB Broadcasting. Kissin' 99.3's Bear O'brian, Dave Arwood, Mike Kelly, Damon Free, Lori Lee challenged, and even Sheriff Mike Jolley from Harris County did his part. Many folks came out to participate helping to raise awareness for ALS. All donations will support ALS/”Run for Jeremy” helping research to Emory Hospital in Atlanta. Our community support raised $601.00 in a half hour, during our...
    Our ice bucket challenge was quite a success tonight on News 3, alongside with our media partners at PMB Broadcasting. Kissin' 99.3's Bear O'brian, Dave Arwood, Mike Kelly, Damon Free, Lori Lee challenged, and even Sheriff Mike Jolley from Harris County did his part. Many folks came out to participate helping to raise awareness for ALS. All donations will support ALS/”Run for Jeremy” helping research to Emory Hospital in Atlanta. Our community support raised $601.00 in a half hour, during our...
  • Cell phone of LaGrange murder suspect traced to Columbus

    Cell phone of LaGrange murder suspect traced to Columbus

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 9:48 PM EDT2014-08-28 01:48:17 GMT
    Police in LaGrange say a cell phone trace of a murder and auto theft suspect led them to a Columbus apartment complex. Officials searched through Eagles Trace apartments looking for Devonte Thorpe, but their search was unsuccessful. They say they're looking for Thorpe in connection with the murder of DeJerius Hardnett. He is also wanted for auto theft.Thorpe is said to be driving a dark grey 2011 Chevy Impala with Geo...
    Police in LaGrange say a cell phone trace of a murder and auto theft suspect led them to a Columbus apartment complex. Officials searched through Eagles Trace apartments looking for Devonte Thorpe, but their search was unsuccessful. They say they're looking for Thorpe in connection with the murder of DeJerius Hardnett. He is also wanted for auto theft.Thorpe is said to be driving a dark grey 2011 Chevy Impala with Geo...
Powered by WorldNow

1350 13th Avenue
Columbus, GA 31901

Telephone: 706.323.3333
Fax: 706.327.6655
Email: news@wrbl.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.