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Cherokee Nation to Jeep:  “Time to Rebrand!”
The era of rebranding is upon us… from Mr & Mrs Potato Head to Aunt Jemima to the Washington Redskins — organizations across the nation have found reason to change their brand to meet a changing consumer base. Now the Cherokee Nation, which... Read more
Jeep Wrangler To Compete With “Hardcore Rigs” In India
The Jeep Wrangler has been sold in India before, but they were brought in already assembled. Now they will be assembled in India. IndianAutosBlog reports that this should make the Wrangler more affordable. Earlier this year, we reported to you that Jeep will soon commence local assembly of the... Read more
Jeeps Recalls Manual Wranglers and Gladiators
Jeep is recalling 46,500 Gladiator pickups and Wranglers SUVs with manual transmissions because of the potential for the clutch assembly to overheat, creating a fire risk. The recall affects 42,193 manual 2018-2021 Wranglers and 2020-2021 Gladiators only with a V-6 engine in the United States. Parent company Stellantis NV is unaware of... Read more
How Jeeps Are Made!
A special report from Business Insider: On a very rare occasion, cameras were allowed inside the Toledo Ohio Complex where the Wranglers are built! Click to see the video here The folks at this plant can produce 50 Jeep Wranglers an hour! They’re produced here, at Jeep’s Toledo complex... Read more
Move Over Siri, Alexa Is Coming Over!
As we all know, technology never stops evolving…or listening. Does it bother you that so many of these “devices” listen to our conversations just waiting to help us? Well, as our devices become more interactive with our vehicles, our vehicles are becoming more interactive with everything else.   Our... Read more
Jeep Releases Pricing For The 4-By-E!
Since it’s the day after Christmas, we figured now would be a good time to talk about the pennies you may have left in your wallet.   If you’ve been following Jeeps newest creation, the Wrangler 4xe, with its 2.0-liter turbo four with a high-voltage, liquid-cooled motor generator, (that replaces... Read more
A New Jeep Vehicle Customization Facility Coming!
We have all been very aware of the increase of the new Jeep vehicles…in fact, it seems just not that long ago we were able to purchase that new Jeep Wrangler Sport for like $21,000….LOL! But, I forget…I’m old! And I think that was for a 2002 TJ! Well,... Read more
The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4XE Is Here!
Its been talked about for months…but now the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4XE is rolling off the production lines in Toledo! According to Jeep, FCA’s Toledo Assembly Complex this week launched production of the innovative 2021 Jeep® Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid. The most technologically advanced Wrangler ever delivers zero-emission open... Read more
Truck Hero Changes Hands Again
Even after a challenging year, the acquisition of companies continues to take place. For those of you that aren’t familiar with Truck Hero (formerly Tectum Holdings, Inc), here is a little information from their website. We are pretty sure you have heard of one of their brands: Headquartered in... Read more
How About A Jeep Pickup?
The new Wrangler being developed for 2017 could be a viable platform for a small pickup. Would you be interested in a J-12 or similar offering? http://www.detroitnews.com/story/business/autos/chrysler/2015/03/09/jeep-pickup-remains-option-fiat-chrysler/24683405/ Read more