FCA to invest $1.05 billion to retool Ohio, Illinois plants to build JeepsThu, 14, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler is investing $1.05 billion in assembly plants in Ohio and Illinois to bolster Jeep output. The carmaker will invest $350 million to move production of the Jeep Cherokee from Toledo, Ohio, to Belvidere, Ill., as part of a strategy to revamp its North American manufacturing footprint over the next year and a half to focus on light-truck output in the U.S.
How a panicky Ford came up with ExplorerMon, 11, Jul 2016
Jeep, now celebrating its 75th anniversary, has spawned many a competitor, though few have been as successful as the Ford Explorer. And it was future Chrysler guy Bob Lutz who put Ford hot on the trail of the then-new XJ Cherokee in the 1980s.
Jeep is the engine that drives FCA globallyMon, 11, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has accomplished what a succession of previous owners only dreamed of for Jeep: truly globalizing one of the world's most storied automotive brands.
Ford F-150 tops pickups in June Twitter engagementThu, 07, Jul 2016
The Ford F-150 topped all pickups in Twitter engagement in June, a month where Chevrolet launched a new ad campaign that jabbed the toughness of the F-150's stamped aluminum bed.