FIAT CHRYSLER's RECALL * USA: 1.9 million cars
* Michigan - For new air bag defect
--- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Thursday it is recalling 1.9 million vehicles worldwide for an air bag defect linked to three deaths and five injuries... It is the latest in a series of large-scale air bag recalls, as the auto industry grapples with a widening array of problems from potentially unstable inflators to bad software... The Fiat Chrysler recall involves non-deployment of air bags and seat-belt pretensioners in some crashes. It affects 1.4 million U.S. vehicles sold between 2010 and 2014, including the Chrysler Sebring, 200, Dodge Caliber, Avenger, Jeep Patriot and Compass SUVs... Fiat Chrysler said the problem occurred when vehicles equipped with a particular control module and specific front impact sensor wiring are involved in certain collisions...
(Photo by Giorgio Perottino/REUTERS - A woman walks past a logo of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) in Turin March 31, 2014) -- Washington, DC, USA - Reuters, by David Shepardson - Sep 16, 2016