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Happy 80th Birthday Jeep! The 4xe is the new 4×4!
On July 15, 1941, the former Willys-Overland Co. signed a contract with the U.S. War Department to begin production of the first military Jeep® vehicle. Eighty years later, the Jeep brand thrives around the world with a product lineup that continues to expand into new segments, a devoted community... Read more
Microchips Matter!
We have all heard the news. The automotive industry is seeing many delays because of the lack of certain things. Things like the chemicals to make seats and dashboards, interior products, people that want to work and even microchips. We even heard that the new Wrangler 392 is being... 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
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
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
The Wrangler Rubicon 392 Not-A-Concept Reveal Today!
Jeep® will unveil the new 2021 Wrangler Rubicon 392 at noon EDT on Tuesday, November 17. The event will be streamed online and available for public viewing at www.youtube.com/Jeep. We have a couple of predictions: This Jeep will get the full-time 4 wheel drive transfer case in order to... Read more
FCA Is Hiring and Expanding!
4,100 jobs are being added at our Jeep maker’s assembly plant in Detroit! During a news conference, Mayor Mike Duggan said “Think about this: More than 4,000 Detroit families with a middle-class job,” . “They start out at $17 an hour and ultimately work up to $28 an hour. This process... Read more
Tips on How To Buy A Used Jeep
When and if you decide to buy a new Jeep Wrangler, what do you look for? What do you try and avoid? According to Car and Driver, there is a short list of both: Look for: Post-2012 JK-generation Jeeps, which have the 285-hp 3.6-liter V-6, a five-speed automatic and... Read more
Wrangler Sales Could Still Set Record in 2020!
Even though 2020 has been…well…rough to say the least, the head of Jeep says things are good. The Jeep Wrangler can’t be stopped. The off-road SUV is on track for its best U.S. sales year ever, in spite of the coronavirus pandemic but perhaps due in part to it, Jim... Read more