Chrysler recalls model year 2005-2006 Dodge Vipers

The Occupant Restraint Control (ORC) module may inadvertently deploy the airbags and/or seat belt pretensioners. The unexpected deployment of the airbags and/or seat belt pretensioners increase the risk of injury and a crash. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at (800) 853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is VE4. Join over 300,000 subscribers and receive the latest expert advice, consumer news, and recall notices in your inbox. A Washington, D.C., reporter for more than 30 years, Jim Limbach covers the federal agencies for ConsumerAffairs. Previously, he was a reporter and news anchor for Associated Press Broadcast Services, where he covered business and consumer news as well as space shots and other major spot news events.  Read Full Bio→ We take privacy seriously; please refer to our Privacy Policy to learn more about how we keep you protected or submit a Do Not Sell My Personal Information request. Visiting our website constitutes electronic acceptance of our Terms of Use. Some of the products and services on our website may be sold or provided by brands with whom we have a financial relationship. When you click on links or are otherwise referred to th...

2020 Porsche Taycan, 2020 Dodge Challenger, “The Fast and the Furious:” The Week In Reverse

The Porsche Taycan electric sedan made its long anticipated debut; Dodge updated its Challenger muscle car for 2020; and we learned why “The Fast and the Furious” movies no longer include street racing. It’s the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority. It seems like we’ve been waiting for Porsche’s Tesla fighter for ages, but the wait is finally over. The all-electric Taycan made its official debut this week, bringing along with it up to 750 horsepower and up to 279 miles of range. Volkswagen is readying an all-new Golf hatchback for an October launch. The eighth-generation Golf is expected to be sold in America, but only in performance GTI and R guises. Dodge announced a number of incremental changes for its 2020 Challenger that are intended to keep the long-in-the-tooth muscle car fresh for a little longer. Updates are limited to minor styling enhancements and a reshuffling of certain option packages. GAZ Can the new Mercedes-Benz G-Class really climb a 100 percent grade? Thanks to Engineering Explained, we have the answer to that very question. Have you noticed that the “Fast and Furious” movies no longer features street racing? This week we learned why that is....