2015 Jeep Renegade: First Drive

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Jeep got its start with the U.S. Now we''ve driven the first Jeep designed to sell in greater volume outside the U.S. than at home, the 2015 Jeep Renegade. DON''T MISS: 2015 Jeep Renegade - full review It''s a subcompact Jeep, exported to North America from an Italian assembly Army more than 70 years ago, and the brand has huge global recognition.

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New Jeep Cherokee unveiled: 45 per cent boost to fuel economy

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Take one look at the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee from Chrysler (pictured), and as a mid-size SUV you’re probably not expecting it to boast too many green credentials. Chrysler Green cars Latest news green cars Jeep Jeep Cherokee New York International Auto Show

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2015 Jeep Renegade: Tiniest Jeep Yet Unveiled In Geneva

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It''s often said that Jeep is the most valuable part of Chrysler, and the renewal of the legendarily tough utility brand''s range is now well underway, courtesy of new owner Fiat. Introduced today at the Geneva Motor Show, the newest model is also its smallest ever: the 2015 Jeep Renegade is a subcompact crossover, though it''s offered with a Trail

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel: The Diesel Jeep Returns

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This morning at the Detroit Auto Show, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel will be unveiled by Jeep as part of a comprehensive update to the three-year-old sport utility vehicle. It's been rumored for more than a year; now it's reality. Fitted to European versions of the Grand Cherokee already, the 240-horsepower 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel

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BREAKING: Ram, Jeep diesel engines may have cheated emissions tests

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may have used illegal software emissions controls to pass more than 100,000 trucks and SUVs through emissions testing, the EPA said Thursday. The agency hasn't yet called the software controls "defeat devices," but has asked FCA to explain up to eight auxiliary emissions controls devices on those cars they say help the

2014 Jeep Cherokee Limited 4X4: Gas Mileage Test With V-6

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It''s winter in the Northeast, and last week''s Polar Vortex luckily came along just as our weekend test car was a 2014 Jeep Cherokee. This is the all-new compact crossover that replaces the old truck-like Jeep Liberty, going head-to-head with popular compact crossover utilities like the Chevy Equinox, Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Hyundai Santa Fe

2014 Jeep Cherokee: New, Greener 4x4 With Old Name (Photos)

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Here you are: These are the first photos of the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee. The new 2014 Cherokee is Jeep's replacement for the old Jeep Liberty that was discontinued last year. Yep, that's right: Cherokee. No, not Grand Cherokee. Plain old Cherokee, the revival of a name that vanished (in the U.S.) a decade ago, although it's lived on in Europe.

Jeep Renegade Is 'Male,' While Fiat 500X Will Be More 'Female': Analyst

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The 2015 Jeep Renegade, a subcompact crossover from Jeep''s owner Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, won''t go on sale for a few more months--although it''s now in dealerships in Europe. The littlest Jeep will add incremental sales in North America, although its main markets are likely to be Asia and Europe. But while it shares its underpinnings with the

2015 Jeep Renegade On Sale In Europe Next Week, U.S. Sales Start Dec Or Jan

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Jeep''s smallest modern utility vehicle to date is about to arrive in showrooms--but not in the U.S. The 2015 Jeep Renegade will go on sale in Europe October 1, although the first U.S. deliveries aren''t scheduled until the end of this year. However, U.S. dealers won''t begin to stock full inventories of the 2015 Renegade until early in calendar-year

Chrysler Axes Sedans, Tesla Supercharger Growth, Jeep Wrangler Diesel: Today's Car News

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Today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) says it will axe two of its mainstream sedans, Tesla makes progress in growing its network of Supercharger sites, and Jeep Wrangler diesel and hybrid models are reportedly in the product pipeline. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla added nearly 50 percent more Supercharger DC fast-charging sites. Today in Car News

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Jeep Yuntu Concept for Shanghai may have plug-in hybrid powertrain

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The Jeep Yunto Concept made its debut Wednesday at the Shanghai auto show, and it appears to be a plug-in hybrid. The automaker has been tight-lipped about the concept's drivetrain, but the vehicle on display in China clearly shows "PHEV" badges on the front doors. No surprise there, as the Chinese government is currently pushing alternative fuel. Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars Shanghai Auto Show plug-in cars Third-Row Seats Seven-seater SUV


SilentHawk Hybrid Motorcycle, Tesla Model X Video, 2015 Jeep Renegade Driven: Today's Car News

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Today we''ve got an update on the prototype SilentHawk military hybrid motorcycle, footage of the Tesla Model X electric SUV undergoing testing, and first impressions of the 2015 Jeep Renegade. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla Model X electric SUV is caught on video testing in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Lampuga electric

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Ecodiesel

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If there’s such a thing as a Swiss Army Knife of SUVs, the title would have to go to the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Perhaps more than any other SUV on the market today, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, in its many permutations, can manage to be just about all things to just about all people. While the current model carries on the Grand


Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel Sport Utility Coming In 2013

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The Jeep Grand Cherokee is one of the brightest stars among the cars that propelled Chrysler--now controlled by Fiat--to a 26-percent sales increase in 2011, raising its share of the U.S. market 1.3 points to 10.7 percent. Yesterday, the company said it would start building a diesel version of the Grand Cherokee next year, its first diesel

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel To Carry New EcoDiesel Tag

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Coming straight from the United States Patent and Trademark office, the new badge will make its first appearance on the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee, when that model receives a new 3.0-liter diesel for the 2014 Chrysler will use a new EcoDiesel badge to distinguish its upcoming range of clean diesel vehicles, set for roll-out over the next few years.

Exclusive: Spy Shots Of Future Jeep Or Dodge Hybrid Model? (Updated)

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That's how our contributor, Thomas Bey, shot these exclusive spy shots of an engineering prototype for what may be a future hybrid Jeep or Dodge model to be based on the same running gear as the 2013 Dodge Dart compact sedan. Always carry a camera; you never know what you'll see parked on the street.

2014 Jeep Cherokee To Be Offered With Diesel Engine--In Europe

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Jeep will use the Geneva Motor Show in March to launch the latest addition to its Cherokee range--the Cherokee Diesel. Hurrah! The bad news is that there are no intentions to bring this model to the U.S, where the most efficient Cherokee currently utilizes a 2.4-liter, four-cylinder gasoline engine. The new diesel model instead slots a

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2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee qualifies for Japan’s Eco-Car tax tncentive

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The 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee mid-size SUV has become the second gasoline-driven, US-made, US-brand vehicle to qualify for Japan’s Eco-Car tax break. The 2016 Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk was first. Jeep is Japan’s top-selling US vehicle brand; sales hit a record high of 9,388 in 2016—a 31.7% The smooth-shifting TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission also contributes significantly to the fuel efficiency of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, which achieves a 9.6

New 2014 Jeep Cherokee features up to 31 mpg highway, 9-speed transmission; driver assistance firsts

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2014 Jeep Cherokee. Chrysler introduced the new 2014 Jeep Cherokee mid-size SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The 16-valve, 2.4-liter Tigershark MultiAir 2 I-4 engine is standard in the 2014 Jeep Cherokee. The 2014 Jeep Cherokee provides a choice of three 4x4 systems.

Jeep Hybrids Coming, But Concern Over 'Getting You Home'

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Jeep has only recently nailed its colors to the diesel mast, but already the famous off-road arm of Chrysler is looking to other propulsion technologies--namely hybrid vehicles. Executives at the company have called the move to electrification "inevitable", according to Drive--but they''re also concerned by the reliability of such systems in an

Electric cars in Paris, new Jeep Compass, Tesla discounts, charging etiquette: The Week in Reverse

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Which makers unveiled new electric-car concepts or production vehicles at this week's Paris Motor Show? And what exactly did Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk have to crack down on? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, September 30, 2016. Friday, we looked at the question. The Week In Reverse

VW electric cars, oldest Prius hybrid, California charging-station plans, diesel Jeep: Today's Car News

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Today, we've updated our glossary of green-car terms, profiled the oldest Toyota Prius hybrid in the world, read through a 24-page report on VW's Electrify America plans for electric-car charging, and covered a future diesel Jeep. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, we ran down our top green-car stories from last week. Today in Car News

Regulators give OK for 2017 diesel Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 sales

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Federal regulators gave final approval to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to resume sales of diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 models in the U.S., the company announced Friday. In May, FCA announced it would file for the certification after those models were pulled for sale early in 2017. Government officials said the diesel models

Jeep Wrangler Diesel already testing, before 2019 launch

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The iconic Jeep Wrangler is a tough vehicle to make fuel-efficient. The Wrangler SUV only gets redesigned every 10 years or so, so each new generation is a big deal to Jeep fans. DON'T MISS: Turbo-4 to boost fuel economy in next Jeep. Its separate frame and body add weight, and it has all the wind-cheating grace of a small municipal hospital. Future Cars

Jeep Grand Cherokee Getting 3.0-Liter Turbodiesel By 2013: Report

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It's the news Jeep fans all across the country have be waiting years for. That one little tidbit execs at Jeep love to deny but no longer can--that the Jeep Grand Cherokee will be offered with an advanced VM Motori turbodiesel engine in the U.S. by 2013. The information was reportedly revealed straight from the mouth of Fiat-Chrysler boss Sergio

Electric-car charging etiquette, 2017 Jeep Compass, Mercedes electric SUV concept: Today's Car News

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Today, we look at electric-car charging etiquette, the 2017 Jeep Compass crossover, and a teaser for the Mercedes-Benz electric SUV concept debuting at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Watch a Tesla Model S P100D with Ludicrous Mode do 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds in a race against a Lamborghini Huracán. Today in Car News

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Diesel Coming Next January?

Green Car Reports

The 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee may not be long for this world, as Chrysler looks set to introduce a diesel variant next January, for the 2014 model year. Sources within Chrysler say that the 3.0-liter turbo diesel already available in Jeeps overseas will hit the U.S. market next year. With a five-speed automatic transmission, the diesel is capable

Will Jeep Wrangler Diesel Be Chrysler's Next EcoDiesel?

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built diesel due out this year--the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel. Chevy's Cruze Diesel is getting all the headlines, but there's another U.S.-built The V-6, 240-horsepower EcoDiesel is expected to achieve 28 mpg highway, and a combined figure in the mid-20s. For its type, that's not bad at all. It may be just the start of an EcoDiesel range, too


Tesla vs GM, plug-in Jeep concept, fuel-cell Genesis SUV, Mercedes diesels DOA? Today's Car News

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Today, Shanghai proves much greener than New York (at least where auto shows are concerned), Trump may not be able to stop carbon-emission reductions, and why Tesla is now roughly equal in value to GM. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Electric-car maker Tesla has surpassed Ford in market value and is now rivaling General Motors, the largest. Today in Car News

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2017 Jeep Compass launched in LA, new small SUV for growing Jeep lineup

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Jeeps are no longer exclusively classic SUVs (and actually haven't been for a while now). Debuting at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, the 2017 Jeep Compass. Despite some grumbling from fans, the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) division has embraced crossovers with car-like features as it aims to fill every conceivable utility-vehicle niche. Los Angeles Auto Show Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

Jeep Yuntu PHEV concept debuts at Shanghai

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At the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show, Jeep unveiled the new plug-in hybrid Yuntu SUV Concept (without giving much detail about the powertrain itself). miles) and can be charged wirelessly, according to Jeep; an accompanying drone can scan the road ahead.

New Diesel SUVs & Crossovers: Jeep, Audi, Mercedes Fuel Economy Tested

Green Car Reports

You read a lot about hybrids and electric cars these days, but fuel-efficient diesel engines will be coming in certain classes of cars this year and in the future The most recent crop of diesel launches has been in the crossover utility vehicle class, of which we''ve now driven three different models. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC hit the

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AMP To Bring All-Electric Jeep Grand Cherokee To Detroit

Green Car Reports

The venerable Jeep Grand Cherokee, one of the longest-running SUV brands on the market, will be coming to the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit as an all-electric car. But it isn’t heading to Detroit as an official release on the Chrysler stand. Instead, it will be there on the stand of Amp Electric Vehicles, the firm

AMP’s Converted Electric Jeep Will Cost Same As Tesla Model S

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If the answer is yes -- and you can’t wait another few years for the 2014 Tesla Model X Crossover SUV to debut -- you can now spend your hard-earned cash on an all-electric Jeep Grand Cherokee. Got enough money to buy a 2012 Tesla Model S, but want something a little more rugged? You won’t find the $57,400 SUV being sold by Chrysler

Chrysler: 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee To Get Diesel Option, Others To Follow

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spec Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV some time before 2013. Now in an interview with Automotive News, Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Chrysler Fiat has confirmed that the 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee will come with a clean diesel Earlier this year, our colleagues over at Motor Authority told you that Chrysler was planning on bringing a Diesel option to its U.S.


New 2017 Jeep Compass unveiled, replaces old Compass and Patriot too

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The redesigned 2017 Jeep Compass will replace both the current Compass small crossover and the related Patriot. It was unveiled at the Goiana, Pernambuco, plant in Brazil—where it will be built—ahead of a more formal debut at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show in November. The Brazilian unveiling underscores the importance of the Compass. Los Angeles Auto Show Brazil Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

2014 Jeep Cherokee Diesel, Glucose Batteries, 2017 Audi Q8 e-tron, : Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today on Green Car Reports: The 2014 Jeep Cherokee gets a diesel engine option in Europe, researchers investigate glucose-based batteries, and the 2017 Audi Q8 e-tron all-electric crossover will likely the Tesla Model X. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We''ve updated our report on plug-in electric car sales in January with more figures

Tesla Model S Hacked In Low-Speed Driving; Patch Issued, Details Tomorrow

Green Car Reports

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has come under intense public scrutiny after a pair of hackers took control of a Jeep Cherokee remotely through its Uconnect infotainment system and disabled certain features, including its brakes and transmission. Publicity around that vulnerability quickly led the company to recall 1.4 million vehicles for a fix, under. Security software Tesla Motors plug-in cars hackers software update

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Cost for Jeep Cherokee EV Conversion Kit

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How much does the full conversion kit and batteries cost for a 1994 jeep cherokee? Hi, Greg - The answer is: it depends on the conversion kit components

AWD Cars Increasingly Popular; How To Make Them Fuel-Efficient?

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It wasn''t so long ago that all-wheel drive was restricted to Jeeps, trucks, and the occasional esoteric supercar. MORE: 2014 Jeep Cherokee: All The Details From NY Auto Show (VIDEO) But AWD adds weight, complexity Now, according to data from Polk cited in The Detroit News, it''s fitted to almost one third of the vehicles sold in the United States.

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