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BREAKING:  Jeep Head Mike Manley Named New CEO of Fiat Chrysler
EDITORIAL UPDATE: Sergio Marchionne passed away at 66. Here is the story at the Toledo Blade. Mike Manley, the man behind the rise of the Jeep Brand to be worth more then $35 Billion, has been rewarded for his skills by being named as CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.... Read more
Off Road Hall of Fame Inductee and Land Use Warrior Joins ModernJeeper Group
Del Albright to be WorldWide Ambassador and Brand Leader for ModernJeeper’s Media and Event Activities ModernJeeper, a brand started barely 3 years ago to promote the Jeeping lifestyle, announced today the addition of Del Albright, legendary Land Use Advocate and member of the Off Road Motorsports Hall of Fame,... Read more
MetalCloak’s Game-Changing Duroflex Joint Gets a Kevlar Upgrade
Metalcloak is the First to Introduce Kevlar to the Jeep Suspension Market Metalcloak today made public a project layered under blankets of secrecy; a project that started with the simple question “could we?” over 18 months ago; a project that could, once again, be a “game-changer” for the growing... Read more
Pushing The Limit – The 2018 Jeep Concept Rigs
With names like 4Speed, Sandstorm and Nacho Jeep, how can you pick just one favorite? This year, unveiled at the 52nd annual Easter Jeep Safari held in Moab Utah, seven new concept vehicles headed for the trails. This was by far the most eclectic group of vehicles Jeep has... Read more
REPORT: April 2018 marks the end of the JK
According to a report on Fox News the JK Wrangler may finally have a termination date: April 7. While Jeep just released the next generation Jeep Wrangler JL, you can still get JK Wranglers on the lots of most dealerships.   Some dealers have told us that they can no... Read more
Bestop Expands with Acquisition of PRP Seats
Aaron Wedeking, president of custom seat maker PRP Seats, announced today the acquisition of his holding company, KAMM Industries, by Bestop Premium Accessories Group. The acquisition includes two additional brands, Status Racing and SpeedStrap, both companies acquired by KAMM in recent years. Aaron, via email, said this exciting development... Read more
Keystone Wins Bid for Winch Maker Warn Industries
PRESS RELEASE AS ISSUED BY LKQ, CHICAGO, IL Editors note: Warn’s current parent company, Dover, recently separated the Aftermarket division of Warn away from their OEM supply division. The Aftermarket division is the one we are most familiar with – the winch’s, LED’s, hubs and other Warn products we... Read more
Truck Hero Continues it’s Acquisition Streak with Omix-Ada, Parent Company of Rugged Ridge
PRESS RELEASE AS ISSUED BY TRUCK HERO, ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN Note from the editor… last week Truck Hero announced the acquisition of Superlift (press release) which seems to be the beginning of an acquisition crusade funded by Truck Hero’s billion dollar ownership group, CCMP Capital. —- Truck Hero, Inc.... Read more
SPIED: [pics] JL Wrangler 2-Door Shows Off the New Soft Top
There have been lots of pics floating around of Jeep’s next generation JL Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door, but not too many 2-Doors. And none with soft tops. Until now. Jeep has announced plans to show off the JL Wrangler at the LA Auto Show in late November, until then we’ve... Read more
Jeep’s New Employee Playground
Looks like Jeep is treating their employees right. According to an article in the Toledo Blade, Jeep built an obstacle course right outside the Jeep JK Wrangler assembly plant to let employees take the iconic 4×4 for a ride. You can read the full article here. Read more