Cherokee

Chrysler, citing late powertrain tweaks, delays Cherokee launch

10:07 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2013
Chrysler Group is delaying the introduction of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee by a month to make last-minute software changes to the crossover's powertrain.... Read More »

 

Chrysler's Toledo assembly plant ramps up Cherokee output

3:52 pm U.S. ET | July 18, 2013
Chrysler Group expects to be producing over 400 new Jeep Cherokees a day at its Toledo Assembly Complex within three weeks, and plans to be operating with a full second production shift by the end of August, plant officials said today.... Read More »

 

Chrysler supplier: Diesel future promising

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
Light-duty diesel could spread to other Chrysler Group nameplates if the automaker wants.... Read More »

 

EDITORIAL

Don't 'set it and forget it'

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 15, 2013
With 90 percent of car shoppers doing at least some of their research online, car companies are nudging dealers into digital advertising -- sometimes with subsidies or co-op funds that reimburse dealers for part or all of what they spend.... Read More »

 

Cherokees to arrive in third quarter

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2013
The first salable 2014 Jeep Cherokee was produced in Toledo, Ohio, last week, but early vehicles built will be held to verify quality, Jeep brand head Mike Manley told reporters Friday. He said any delay in the launch of the brand's newest SUV would be to make sure the vehicle meets quality standards.... Read More »

 

Plant tweaks delay Cherokee launch

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 24, 2013
Chrysler has delayed the launch of the 2014 Jeep Cherokee by a couple of months as it fine-tunes the production process at its revamped Toledo Assembly Complex. Union officials cite fit-and-finish issues at the plant's new body shop, and company sources say engineers continue to tweak the performance of the nine-speed transmission.... Read More »

 

Chrysler changes course, elects to inspect, modify older Jeep SUVs in U.S.

June 19, 2013 06:01 CET
Chrysler Group, saying it has settled a dispute with U.S. federal safety regulators, will inspect older-model Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty SUVs and install a trailer hitch assembly if necessary to “better manage crash forces in low-speed impacts.”... Read More »

 

Chrysler changes course, elects to inspect, modify older Jeep SUVs

2:22 pm U.S. ET | June 18, 2013
Chrysler Group, saying it's settled a dispute with federal safety regulators, will inspect older-model Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty SUVs and install a trailer hitch assembly if necessary to “better manage crash forces in low-speed impacts.”... Read More »

 

Jeep Cherokee pricing to start at $23,990

4:05 pm U.S. ET | June 10, 2013
Pricing on the all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee SUV will start at $23,990, including $995 for shipping, Chrysler Group announced today. The starting price for the Cherokee is $300 lower than that of the 2012 Liberty, but shipping was $895 on that model, which was discontinued in August.... Read More »

 

LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

So NHTSA, where's the old Cherokee?

5:11 pm U.S. ET | June 7, 2013
Several of my colleagues and I have spent most of this week researching, writing and talking about Chrysler Group's decision to fight the recall of the 1993-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-07 Jeep Liberty.... Read More »

 

Chrysler refusal on Jeeps sets challenge of U.S. recall power

9:52 am U.S. ET | June 7, 2013
The federal government’s power to force automakers to fix vehicles could be hindered if Chrysler Group prevails in its refusal to recall 2.7 million Jeeps linked to 51 fire deaths.... Read More »

 

Chrysler rejects U.S. safety firm's request for recall of 2.7 million Jeeps

June 5, 2013 06:01 CET
Chrysler Group said it does not intend to honor a request from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall as many as 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs. NHTSA said a recall is needed to address safety problems with the vehicles' fuel systems.... Read More »

 

Chrysler rejects NHTSA's request for recall of 2.7 million Jeeps

12:40 pm U.S. ET | June 4, 2013
Chrysler Group said today it does not intend to honor a request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall as many as 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokee and Liberty SUVs. NHTSA said a recall is needed to address safety problems with the vehicles' fuel systems.... Read More »

 

Chrysler up 11% on pickup, SUV sales

11:57 am U.S. ET | May 1, 2013
Chrysler Group rode strong sales of pickups and SUVs to an 11 percent sales increase in April, its 37th consecutive month of higher year-over-year sales.... Read More »

 

NEWS ANALYSIS

Is Cherokee the global Jeep?

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 29, 2013
The Cherokee is starting to look like Jeep's global SUV. Jeep President Mike Manley called the Cherokee "an obvious choice" for production in China.... Read More »

 

2013 SHANGHAI AUTO SHOW

Jeep may start Cherokee production in China in 2014, CEO Manley says

April 20, 2013 10:19 CET
The Cherokee is the "obvious choice" to become the first Jeep built in China in six years and could double the brand's sales in the country, Jeep CEO Mike Manley said.... Read More »

 

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