Fiat Chrysler planning for big recall on engine used in Jeeps
DEROIT — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is preparing for a possible recall related to an issue affecting upward of one million vehicles, likely including Jeep SUV models, equipped with its 2.4-liter Tigershark engine.The expected recall is related to emissions testing conducted on the gasoline engine and, according to the company, is not connected to claims summed up in various lawsuits that the engines burn excessive amounts of oil, which could cause stalling. It’s not known how soon the recall could happen.“In connection with internal testing, we determined that approximately 1 million vehicles e...
Detroit Free Press
Quicken Loans files paperwork for IPO under name Rocket Companies
DETROIT — Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest mortgage lender, has filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to move forward with taking the company public under the name Rocket Companies.Although the Detroit-based company has not yet announced the number or price of shares that would be offered on the New York Stock Exchange, experts have speculated an initial public offering by Quicken could raise tens of billions of dollars. No date was given for the proposed IPO.Under the proposal made public Tuesday, Quicken founder Dan Gilbert would retain a controlling stake in Ro...
The Detroit News
Sister of Nicole Brown Simpson on release date of Ford Bronco: 'Are you kidding me?'
Tanya Brown didn’t know whether to laugh or cry when she learned that Ford Motor Co. planned to reveal the all-new Ford Bronco on July 9.“Is that on purpose?” she asked. “My first reaction was, ‘are you kidding me? This is funny?’ “The Brown family is surprised the world premiere of the popular SUV falls on the birthday of former football star Orenthal James “O.J.” Simpson, who led police on a slow-speed chase in a Ford Bronco through Los Angeles after the stabbing deaths of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman in 1994.“I just don’t know if it’s a good marketing twist,” ...
Detroit Free Press
Jim Souhan: Restarted NHL season could play right into Wild's hands
MINNEAPOLIS — For the first time since 2003, Minnesota has a chance to host an NHL conference final.Who knows? The Wild might even play in it.NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman revealed plans for a Stanley Covid Cup on Tuesday. The Wild has qualified for a 24-team playoff, and Minnesota is one of 10 areas vying to be one of the two hub cities that would play host to games.The next time a sports announcer uses the phrase “if the season ended today” you might want to pay more attention.The NHL regular season officially ended Tuesday, May 26, 2?½ months after the Wild played its last game. The league ...
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