Cherokee

Ready for Moab's red rocks

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 23, 2015

The surf-themed Jeep Chief, an homage to the mid-'70s Cherokee Chief, will participate in the Easter Jeep Safari gathering of off-road enthusiasts in Moab, Utah, this month....
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Jeep Cherokee grille remains polarizing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015

The Jeep Cherokee's front fascia was -- to say the least -- controversial when the first images of it leaked out in February 2013. In fact, Ralph Gilles, Fiat Chrysler's head of design, admitted that the design was "polarizing" on purpose. Turns out, Gilles was more accurate in his description than he knew....
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Another fix for Jeep's troubled 9-speed

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 2, 2015

Fiat Chrysler executives say they are straightening out software problems with the automaker's nine-speed automatic transmission, but nagging issues persist. Consumer complaints about the 2014 Jeep Cherokee describe hard shifts, lunging, unexpected disengagement of the transmission or repeated illumination of malfunction lights....
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Jeep Cherokee catches fire 2 days after purchase; NHTSA opens probe

11:06 am U.S. ET | Jan. 16, 2015

A 2015 Jeep Cherokee that erupted in flames two days after purchase has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to investigate whether a defect exists in 50,415 of the SUVs....
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Jeep first U.S. brand to crack Top 10 in Japan's Car of Year Award

9:51 am U.S. ET | Oct. 16, 2014

Jeep has made history by becoming the first brand from the United States to crack the top 10 in this country's Car of the Year Award. The honor came down this week for the Jeep Cherokee, which was tapped as one of the 10 Best Cars for 2014-15. It was a first for any American nameplate....
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Chrysler Group gains on Jeep, Ram volume

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

Chrysler Group sold 169,890 vehicles in September, a 19 percent increase from September 2013, with every brand but Dodge contributing to the company's gains. It was the group's 54th consecutive month of year-over-year increases....
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Jeep promotion peeves participants

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2014

Jeep's Australian affiliate lit an online firestorm with its “Jeep Remote Dealership” promotion....
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Chrysler recalls 895,000 Grand Cherokees, Durangos for potential fire hazard

10:19 am U.S. ET | July 11, 2014

Chrysler Group said today it is recalling 895,000 SUVs for faulty wiring in vanity mirror lights that can short circuit and set fire....
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Larry P. Vellequette

Replacing the Wrangler is a puzzler

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

The Wrangler -- Jeep's own mud-encrusted halo -- is being redesigned for 2017, when it must comply with more stringent fuel economy requirements....
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A diesel Cherokee? Depends on Grand Cherokee

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

Jeep won't consider offering a diesel-powered version of the Cherokee in the United States unless diesel-powered Grand Cherokee sales take off....
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No diesel Cherokee without Grand Cherokee sales boost, Jeep brand chief says

2:07 pm U.S. ET | June 26, 2014

Jeep brand head Mike Manley says sales of diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokees in the United States would have to nearly double before the brand would consider offering a domestic diesel-powered version of the smaller Jeep Cherokee....
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Chrysler to make stop-start standard on some 200s, Jeep Cherokees for 2015

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2014

Engine stop-start -- a fuel-saving technology -- will become a standard feature later this year on some 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs and Chrysler 200 sedans, Chrysler Group said today....
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Skyrocketing Jeep in the right place at the right time

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014

Blake Helfman could tell that May was going to be a killer month for Jeep at his Houston dealership when customers started putting their names on SUVs that were still on the delivery truck on his lot....
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Chrysler airbag recall being probed by U.S. regulators

9:25 am U.S. ET | June 2, 2014

Chrysler Group may be facing a recall do-over after the fix it initiated to stop inadvertent airbag deployments in older Jeep Libertys and Grand Cherokees failed in at least six instances to fix the problem....
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American Axle earnings get boost from Jeep Cherokee, Ram pickup

3:49 pm U.S. ET | May 2, 2014

American Axle & Manufacturing today reported its strongest quarterly earnings in more than a year, crediting strong sales from the new Jeep Cherokee and Ram pickup....
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Fiat reaches deal to start making Jeeps in China in 2015

April 19, 2014 18:29 CET

Fiat plans to begin making Jeeps in China, the brand's second-largest market, by late 2015 after reaching an agreement with local partner Guangzhou Automobile. Fiat will produce three new Jeep vehicles in the southern city of Guangzhou....
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