Grand Cherokee

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.... Read More »

 

RICHARD TRUETT

How I accidentally bought a Jeep, and liked it

2:24 pm U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
I accidentally bought a mint condition 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo a few weeks ago on the Internet. The Grand Cherokee didn't sell on eBay. But I made a low-ball offer for it offline, not expecting it to be accepted. But it was. And that's how I “accidentally” ended up with the Jeep.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 25,250 SUVs for braking issue

9:22 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Chrysler said the recall is being done to improve pedal feel during certain aggressive braking maneuvers.... Read More »

 

NHTSA ends investigation of Jeep fires

6:23 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 17, 2014
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has closed its investigation into fire risks in 2.7 million older Jeep vehicles, ending a rare public standoff between U.S. regulators and an automaker over whether a safety recall is justified.... Read More »

 

Key-switch trick snags a Jeep; check that fob

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Here's a cautionary tale for dealers about a novel approach to stealing a car off the lot -- with inadvertent help from a salesperson.... Read More »

 

Chrysler Q3 net income climbs 22% to $464 million

6:41 am U.S. ET | Oct. 30, 2013
Chrysler said net income rose to $464 million in the third quarter as strong sales of pickups and SUVs offset delays in launching the 2014 Jeep Cherokee. The third-quarter profit -- the company's ninth consecutive quarter in the black -- was up 22 percent from the $381 million profit it posted during the same quarter of 2012... Read More »

 

Chrysler Q3 net income climbs 22% to $464 million

Oct. 30, 2013 12:41 CET
Chrysler said net income rose to $464 million in the third quarter as strong sales of pickups and SUVs offset delays in launching the new Jeep Cherokee.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 142,800 pickups and SUVs because of instrument cluster flaws

5:32 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Chrysler Group is recalling about 10,800 Ram pickups and 132,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees to repair software that controls warning lights and instrument cluster illumination.... Read More »

 

German automakers renew U.S. diesel push

Sept. 6, 2013 06:01 CET
For years, BMW, Mercedes and Volkswagen sang the praises of diesel in the United States as a lonely trio. But now that other car companies are launching diesel-fueled vehicles, the German brands hope to find new allies.... Read More »

 

Germans renew diesel push

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
For years, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen Group sang the praises of diesel in the United States as a lonely trio.... Read More »

 

Grand Cherokee headliner fires probed by NHTSA

10:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 23, 2013
Federal auto safety regulators are investigating the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV over complaints about fires breaking out inside the car.... Read More »

 

Texas dealer: 'When I smell horse poop, I smell money'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
The grass in east Texas literally is greener this summer. That has been good for business at Elder Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, a store in Athens, Texas, that dealer principal Hayden Elder opened nearly 30 years ago.... Read More »

 

Italian diesel maker sees big opportunities in N. America

July 24, 2013 06:01 CET
VM Motori's light-duty diesels were introduced this year in the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 pickup. Their sales success is likely to determine whether Chrysler expands its diesel offerings to other nameplates.... Read More »

 

Italian diesel maker sees big opportunities in N. America

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 22, 2013
VM Motori S.p.A. is the Italian engine manufacturer whose light-duty diesels were introduced this year in the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2014 Ram 1500 pickup.... Read More »

 

LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

So who won the Chrysler-NHTSA recall fight?

6:01 pm U.S. ET | June 18, 2013
Now that Chrysler Group has agreed to inspect and modify as many as 1.56 million older-model Jeep SUVs at the request of federal regulators, one inevitable question remains. Who won?... 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 »

 

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