First drive review: Jeep Wrangler

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Take a look at the Jeep Wrangler and you’d be forgiven for not being able to tell that it’s an all-new design

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New Jeep Gladiator pickup will offer 3.0L diesel with stop/start and 8-speed

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Jeep unveiled the 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 2020 Jeep Gladiator benefits from the popular V-6 engine’s low-range torque, which is needed when out on the trails or during demanding conditions, such as hauling cargo or towing a trailer.

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Jeep Wrangler pricing and specs announced

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Full details and pricing of the new Jeep Wrangler have been revealed ahead of its launch on 13 October

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2015 Jeep Renegade: First Drive

Green Car Reports

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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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.

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2019 Jeep Renegade priced from £19,200

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Ahead of its arrival in September, Jeep has revealed the pricing and specs for the new Renegade small SUV

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FCA announces production Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid in Italy

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Jeep said Monday that it laid the groundwork to begin production of a plug-in hybrid version of its small Renegade at the factory in southern Italy where it's produced alongside the Fiat 500X. Jeep did not immediately respond for comment on. The model is expected to go on sale in early 2020, though it's not clear whether it is intended for the U.S. Plug-In Hybrids

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FCA Melfi plant preparing for production of Jeep Renegade PHEV for 2020

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The FCA Melfi, Italy plant is beginning preparations to produce the Jeep Renegade Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) scheduled for market launch in early 2020. The pre-production units of the new Jeep Renegade PHEV are scheduled in 2019.

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Jeep Grand Commander EV leads FCA electrification push

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An all-electric Jeep may clamber to life as soon as 2021—at least in China. The Jeep Grand Commander will arrive in 2021 with an all-electric powertrain, according to a sweeping presentation by Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne in Italy Friday. The company didn't reveal any more details about the electric Grand Commander or specify whether

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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

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FCA US Toledo Machining Plant to build power electronics module for first plug-in hybrid Jeep

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FCA US has awarded the production of the power electronics module for the Jeep Wrangler PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) to its Toledo Machining Plant.

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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

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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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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

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Jeep Cherokee in Europe gains new 2.2L MultiJet II diesel

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The engines are available only with Jeep’s segment-first nine-speed automatic gearbox, and are matched to the Active-Drive four-wheel-drive systems. Equipped with the innovative automatic nine-speed transmission and 4x4 Jeep Active Drive I, the Cherokee 2.2

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Adaptor Plate for my Jeep EV Conversion?

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Does anyone sell the adaptor to convert my 1956 CJ 4X4 with the F-head 4 cylinder motor to electric power? Hi, Frank - I really doubt you'll find a pre-made

Jeep to introduce Multijet engine in Grand Cherokee

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There will be plenty of new vehicles on display at the forthcoming Geneva Motor Show – but make sure you keep your eyes peeled for the new Jeep Grand Cherokee. Chrysler Green cars Latest news Fiat MultiJet Geneva Motor Show green cars Jeep Jeep Grand CherokeeThe vehicle is getting its European premiere at the event and will feature a new 3.0litre, V6 turbo-diesel engine with Multijet II technology that is [.].

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Jeep Renegade plug-in, Audi e-tron GT fast charging, and Trump to lift E15 ban: Today's Car News

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Jeep confirms a Renegade plug-in hybrid is coming. The Audi e-tron GT electric sport coupe may charge in just 12 minutes. President Trump is expected to lift a ban on E15 ethanol in summer gasoline. A United Nations report says catastrophic climate effects could surface by 2040. And Tesla runs away in the latest update to plug-in sales. All of

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Jeep Wrangler Plug-In Hybrid to go into production in 2020

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That would be the new 2018 Jeep Wrangler, a once-in-a-decade redesign of the iconic off-roader that's the linchpin of the Jeep brand image worldwide. Looking back at last week's Los Angeles auto show media days, one new vehicle sucked up a disproportionate amount of attention and airtime. While the new Wrangler itself had long been. Off-road Los Angeles Auto Show Plug-In Hybrids Future Cars 4WD plug-in cars Four-wheel drive

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More power, less fuel: the new Jeep Grand Cherokee

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As the 2011 Geneva Motor Show inches ever closer, the list of new arrivals continues to expand with plans now revealed for an all-new Jeep Grand Cherokee that promises to be more powerful and yet more fuel efficient than its predecessor. Chrysler Green cars Latest news Fiat Powertrain geneva motor show Jeep Jeep Grand Cherokee new Jeep Grand Cherokee VM Motori

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Jeep introduces 2018 Wrangler with mild hybrid, diesel options; plug-in hybrid version in 2020

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At the Los Angeles Auto Show, Jeep unveiled the 2018 Wrangler, with new mild hybrid (eTorque) and diesel options to be available. The 2018 Jeep Wrangler 2-door model is available in three different trim configurations: Sport, Sport S and Rubicon.

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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

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EPA rates 2018 Jeep Wrangler turbo-4 gas mileage; plug-in, diesel to come later

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The new 2018 Wrangler is a big deal for Jeep, and in its redesign the company didn't leave its fuel economy stuck in the mud. In addition to the fuel-swilling V-6, the new Wrangler will be available with a more efficient turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, and the EPA has just revealed exactly how efficient it will be. The two-door turbo-4 sits atop

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2019 Jeep Cherokee gas mileage review

Green Car Reports

While plug-in electric cars are steadily growing in sales, they still pale in comparison to the hundreds of thousands of compact crossover utility vehicles sold each year by virtually every major carmaker. In 2017, Toyota's most popular vehicle became the RAV4 small SUV, supplanting the Camry mid-size sedan that had occupied that slot for two. Fuel Economy

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Jeep introduces new Renegade small SUV; segment-first 9-speed transmission

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2015 Jeep Renegade. Jeep unveiled the new 2015 Jeep Renegade small SUV at the Geneva Motor Show. Click to enlarge. Designed for global markets, the Renegade offers 16 powertrain combinations globally and the segment’s first nine-speed automatic transmission.

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New 2018 Jeep Wrangler boosts fuel economy, from bad to less bad

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Ahead of the next-generation 2018 Jeep Wrangler's debut, the EPA released fuel-economy estimates for the V-6 powered model of the archetypal SUV. They're higher, as are the ratings for pretty much every new model, courtesy of steadily rising corporate average fuel-economy rules for model years 2012 through 2025. The biggest help for the Wrangler. off roading Fuel Economy EPA Ratings

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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

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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

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

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel: Diesel SUV Fuel Economy Tested

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The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel is one of two popular models this year that offer a good test of how attractive buyers find today''s modern diesels. Diesel engines are now offered in a growing number of passenger vehicles on sale this year and next, especially crossovers and sport utilities. The other is the 2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel compact

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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

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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.

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Jeep Wrangler fuel economy, another Tesla investigation, and Audi talks electric-car plans: Today's Car News

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The EPA has posted official ratings for the 2018 Jeep Wrangler and its turbocharged inline-4 engine. Tesla is under scrutiny again after the NTSB opened a new investigation following a vehicle fire that killed two teenagers. The Consumer Federation of America issued a new report declaring improved fuel economy helps offset the cost of modern

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FCA can settle Jeep, Ram EcoDiesel emission case with fine, recall: Justice Department

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While VW is moving toward the end of buybacks, payments, and fines for eight years of cheating on diesel emission standards, Fiat Chrysler is still in the thick of its own diesel mess involving Jeep SUVs and Ram trucks. On February 2, the U.S. Justice Department offered to let the company move forward if it recalls all 104,000 EcoDiesel models of. Diesels emissions EPA turbodiesel U.S. Justice Department EcoDiesel Volkswagen diesel scandal

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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.

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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

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Jeep Wrangler Diesel To Come Well Before Wrangler Hybrid

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Of necessity, the next-generation Jeep Wrangler will have a greater focus on fuel efficiency than any previous version. To meet stricter emissions standards, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) plans significant increases in the efficiency of the iconic off-roader. In fact, both diesel and hybrid powertrains are likely to be part of an upcoming. Sergio Marchionne mild hybrid Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) FCA 48-Volt mild hybrid

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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

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Fiat Group Automobiles, Chrysler Group International and GAC Group to Produce Jeep vehicles in China for Chinese market

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Under the agreement, the joint venture, GAC Fiat, will begin localized production of three new Jeep vehicles for the Chinese market, expanding the portfolio of Jeep sport-utility vehicles (SUV) currently available to Chinese consumers as imports. The joint venture will finalize its localized production plans in the near term which includes the consideration of a Jeep model uniquely designed for China. Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A.,

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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

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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

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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

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