Ford and Chrysler recalls 55,846 vehicles due to safety

Chrysler recalls 22,118 cars. Among the models are Dodge Nitro, Dodge Ram, Jeep Liberty and Jeep Wrangler 2010 version, due to possible malfunction of the braking, according to U.S. National Traffic Safety Administration.

At these models, the hose through which the breaking fluid flows, may crack and lose fluid.

Ford recalls about 33,728 Transit Connect, 2010 version, for replacement of the system which fix the ceiling material. The system does not meet the federal rules on head protection.

The two groups will notify the owners to bring in their cars for repair at the local dealers.

Peugeot and Citroen could produce a small model in collaboration with Mitsubishi

Mitsubishi plans to introduce a new model, called “global small car” in 2011, with price close to €9500. The Japanese producer’s decision is part of a large program to develop green vehicles, this having the chance to be developed in collaboration with PSA.

Japanese newspaper Asahi says that Mitsubishi plans to deliver the new model of small class to PSA. This was confirmed by partially by Mitsubishi spokesman, Tetsuji Inoue, who said that Peugeot would be one of the brands of which range the new model of small class will appear.

This wouldn’t be the first collaboration of this kind between Mitsubishi and PSA, the range of SUVs Outlander, C-Crosser and 4007 being made after an identical pattern. This time, however, Mitsubishi management says the new partnership may also include links of capital level.