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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
The 2015 Rocks Star Edition
It’s just your “basic” Rubicon, uh…ok. So the Geneva Auto Show has sure brought out some unique versions of the Jeep Wrangler, including this yellow Rocks Star edition, complete with a 2.8L turbo diesel 4 cylinder! Fingers are crossed that this version makes its way across the pond…I’ll take... Read more
The Coolest, Biggest Tiny Jeep!
Are you tired of staying home and not getting to go Jeeping? Well what if you could go Jeeping inside your house? Introducing the 655 piece Lego Technic Jeep Wrangler Rubicon! There’s a button to operate the front steering and its powerful axle-articulation suspension means you will have no... Read more
Jeep Wrangler Black Edition II
We need this Jeep stateside! This version of the Wrangler is set to be unveiled at the 2015 Geneva auto show. Based upon the Sahara platform, the Wrangler has all the amenities we know and love…with Chrysler’s 2.8L 4 cylinder diesel as an option. Maybe…just maybe…   http://blog.caranddriver.com/jeep-wrangler-black-edition-ii-series-the-upscale-diesel-powered-wrangler-we-need-stateside/ Read more
Just Because It’s Always Been Done That Way…
You would think that after 75 years of manufacturing jeeps and almost 236,000 being built in 2014 alone, that the brand would be past any real issues with regards to how it does things. But, the brand, like all brands, has many decisions to make in how it chooses... Read more
Airless Tires…our Future?
Bridgestone’s airless tires are an amazing concept…Do you think they will appear in our near future? http://speedsociety.com/bridgestone-new-airless-tire-technology-incredible/   Read more
Go Big Or Go Ultimate!
Where’s the beef? We know that this question is one asked ALL the time when Jeep comes out with a new model. And of course we are talking about axles! Well, for all of you that need more “beef”, Dana has you covered! Dana has announced that its Ultimate... Read more
Live axles will remain…aerodynamics improved
Weight. It seems that the main concern in todays world, whether we are talking about a healthy lifestyle or improving our vehicles overall dynamics, is weight. Lighter equates to faster, efficient and sometimes even stronger. But, does it make sense? Would you rather own a vehicle with aluminum body... Read more