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FCA Reports First-quarter 2024 US Sales Results
FCA US LLC reports total sales of 332,540 vehicles in the first quarter for 2024. Overall, first-quarter 2024 total U.S. sales declined 10%. “As Jeep® prepares to deliver its first fully electric vehicle, the Jeep Wagoneer S, in the U.S. in the second quarter, the brand saw significant growth... Read more
FCA Second Quarter Sales Up 6%!
On July 3rd, FCA reported sales of 434,648 vehicles in the second quarter for 2023. Overall, total U.S. sales for the second quarter increased 6% versus the same period last year. “We saw increased demand this quarter as market conditions continue to improve and our dealer network makes the... Read more
Armorlite Flooring For An LJ? Yes and Many Others!
What or rather who is Armorlite? Well, here is an excerpt from Armorlite directly: The Next Wave in Vehicle Flooring Armorlite goes where throw‑in mats can’t, providing an entirely new level of durability, style and performance in a complete replacement flooring system. Initially offered for Jeep® Wrangler JK models,... Read more
Premature Electrification – The RAM 1500 REV
The Ram Truck brand unveiled its highly anticipated all-new Ram 1500 REV battery-electric truck for the first time today as part of the brand’s Big Game efforts. The commercial also signaled the official opening of customer reservations for a place in line to per-order the truck at The... Read more
Could This Be A Sign of Things To Come?
SEMA Sponsors ZEV Conversion Rebate Bill in California Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-Burbank) has introduced Senate Bill 301—a bill sponsored by SEMA to create a financial rebate program for converting gas- and diesel-powered motor vehicles into zero-emissions vehicles (ZEVs). The legislation will allow California to support small businesses and... Read more
Settlement Reached Over Steering Damper
I had not planned on posting this as I considered it “old news”, but now Jeep owners are getting mailed notifications of a proposed settlement. The original lawsuit alleged that 2018-2020 Jeep Wrangler and 2020 Jeep Gladiator vehicles have a front suspension steering damper defect, that can cause the... Read more
Where Is The Future Going: CES 2023
The year is 2023, and the largest electronics convention of its kind is once again making its way to the always exciting city of Las Vegas, Nevada. CES 2023 is here. The Consumer Electronics Show is an annual event that originally began as a way to showcase the newest... Read more
FCA Reports Fourth-quarter and Full-year 2022 Sales Results
Roughly 1 in 4 Jeep Wranglers sold last year was a 4xe! FCA US LLC reports sales of 347,669 vehicles in the fourth quarter and 1,547,076 vehicles for 2022. Overall, total U.S. sales for the fourth quarter declined 16% while full-year results decreased 13%. 2022 total U.S. sales decline... Read more
ModernJeeper Live – Our 200th Episode, is coming
That’s right, it is our 200th Episode… can you believe it? Corey, Jessy & I are still overwhelmed by the generosity of you, our listeners and readers… for four years we’ve been chatting it up… episode after episode.. even sometimes sticking with the theme of Jeeps, Jeeping & Jeepers.... Read more
MJ Garage: Short Tips To Help You In Your Garage 2
Did you not get exactly what you wanted for Christmas? Were you thinking more along the lines of “I wish I had some help getting more organized in my garage (or shop)”? Well, even if that isn’t what you were thinking, the folks at Metalcloak continue to give us... Read more