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Stellantis Posts Record First Half 2022 Results
Stellantis’ Dare Forward 2030 strategic plan is progressing at full speed, supported by record profitability and accelerating sales of low emission vehicles (LEV), which include battery electric (BEV), plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and fuel cell electric vehicles. The Company ranked second in the EU30 market for BEV and LEV sales... Read more
Jeep® Brand Recognized for 20th Consecutive Year as America’s Most Patriotic Brand
The Jeep® brand retains the No. 1 spot as America’s most patriotic brand for second consecutive decade in annual Brand Keys survey “Since 1941” is a badge of honor proudly displayed on all Jeep brand vehicles, recognizing the Jeep brand’s long-standing military heritage and legendary 4×4 capability leadership for... Read more
What’s New For The 2023 Jeep Wrangler!
Editor’s Note: Straight from the automaker, we take a look into what the next model year will look like. While I know a few of us were hoping to see the new twin turbo 6 cylinder in this offering, it looks like we will still have to wait a... Read more
Camp Jeep Comes to the 2022 New York International Auto Show
Camp Jeep® returns to New York, making its 16th appearance at the New York International Auto Show at the Jacob Javits Center in Manhattan. Since 2004, more than 425,000 New York auto show attendees have experienced this ultimate off-road driving course. Camp Jeep gives show-goers a chance to experience... Read more
Can A Mobile Fridge Be Too Big? [Part One]
You know what they say, go big or go home. Well with Dometic’s CFX3 75DZ fridge/freezer…you may never need to go home! Over the years I have used a variety of “portable” fridge/ freezers, and in fact still have and use them all. The first one I ever purchased... Read more
Remember Igloo?
Igloo and the Jeep® brand ventured out for adventure by releasing the first-ever Jeep Playmate coolers, featuring original artwork geared toward Jeep brand enthusiasts who want to keep their refreshments ice-cold throughout every journey. The special-edition Jeep Stickers Playmate Pal is available now in two color options at igloocoolers.com/jeep.... Read more
Patent Pending ‘Burnout Mode’!
A recent discovered patent filed with the USPTO that describes a “Vehicle Tire Heater and Cleaner System,” which uses hydraulic brake pressure to stop the motion of one axle’s wheels in order to spin the other ones, therefore “cleaning” them of any dirt and debris, as well as heating... Read more
‘Lunatic Fringe’ and the History of the Jeep Rubicon!
Our friend Chris Collard of Gone-Gpn spends some time with Jeep’s Head of Design, Mark Allen, during this year’s Easter Jeep Safari while riding in Jeep’s Wrangler Rubicon 20th Anniversary Concept rig! With a ton of great history on how the Rubicon Jeep began and some insight into the history... Read more
Would You Take Your Grand Cherokee 4xe Through The Mud?
Yes, you read that right. The Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe apparently does great…in the mud. According to a press release from Jeep, the all-new 2022 Jeep® Grand Cherokee 4xe – the first-ever electrified Grand Cherokee – dominated the field at the 27th annual Mudfest competition, hosted by the Northwest... Read more
FCA Reports 1st Quarter 2022 US Sales
FCA US LLC had sales of 405,221 vehicles in the first quarter. Overall, total U.S. and retail sales for the first quarter declined 14% and 13% respectively, outperforming the industry. “Despite being impacted by the existing supply chain constraints facing our industry, we continue to see strong demand for... Read more