The world's waiting not-so-patiently for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] to shove the Hellcat V-8 powertrain into the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Because we know it's coming. But many Mopar faithful miss the SRT10—you know, the Ram 1500 pickup truck with the Viper V-10 powertrain? So what if FCA shoved the Hellcat's powertrain into a Ram...
Product design can sometimes be a life-and-death matter. The Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin died in one of an estimated 100 crashes caused by a non-traditional gear shifter in his Jeep Grand Cherokee designed so poorly drivers couldn't tell they weren't in park. Show More Summary
He was pinned against a brick wall by his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee and crushed to death on June 19th. Now, Anton Yelchin's family attorney, Gary Dordick confirms that Jeep mailed Yelchin a recall notice that was received seven days after...Show More Summary
They sue automaker in wake of "Star Trek" actor's death in accident involving his Jeep Grand Cherokee
The parents of the late “Star Trek” movie actor Anton Yelchin sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles for negligence and product liability on Tuesday over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed their son. The lawsuit, filed in...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES, Aug 2 (Reuters) - The parents of the late "Star Trek" movie actor Anton Yelchin sued Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV for negligence and product liability on Tuesday over the rollaway crash of a Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed...Show More Summary
The actor was killed in May when his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled away and pinned him between a gate and a brick pillar. Continue reading Anton Yelchin's family suing FCA over the actor's death Anton Yelchin's family suing FCA over the actor's death originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 02 Aug 2016 18:55:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Anton Yelchin received the recall notice for his Jeep Grand Cherokee in the mail seven days after his death, the Yelchin family lawyer revealed during an emotional press conference on Tuesday (August 2). “The safety recall was way too little and way too late,” attorney Gary Dordick said. “They should have never used this device.” [...]
Viktor and Irina Yelchin, the parents of Star Trek and Green Room star Anton Yelchin, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler, the maker of the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee that ended the actor’s life on June 19. Yelchin...Show More Summary
he jeep grand cherokee srt is the automotive equivalent of bruce banner in hulk mode - just a normal everyday suv transformed into a snorting, snarling beast. with the 2016 jeep grand cherokee srt night edition, the visual package has been given the once-over with black exterior accents, a set of satin-black wheels and brembo brake hardware. Show More Summary
The parents of “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin on Tuesday sued the makers of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, an SUV that was under recall when it crushed and killed the 27-year-old in a freak accident at his Studio City home. Victor and Irina Yelchin filed the wrongful-death and product-liability lawsuit...
On June 19, 27-year-old Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin was killed when his Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled down his driveway and pinned him to a brick pillar. As a result of the tragedy, Yelchin's parents, Viktor and Irina Yelchin, are suing Fiat Chrysler for wrongful death. And they could have a real case here.
Anton Yelchin's parents are suing Fiat Chrysler over their son's death, their lawyer has announced, reports Variety. The 27-year-old Star Trek actor died in June when his Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled down his driveway, pinning him to a pillar; it turned out the vehicle was under recall at the time...
Anthon Yelchin’s parents are planning to sue Fiat Chrysler for the wrongful death of their son. The Star Trek star died tragically on Father’s Day in June, when he was crushed by his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. When Yelchin didn’t show up to a meeting, friends showed up to his house and found the actor... Show More Summary
They believe the "significant defects" in Yelchin's Grand Jeep Cherokee caused their son's death. [ more › ]
Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is recalling the ‘WK’ Jeep Grand Cherokee and ‘S50’ Chrysler 300 from various model years, over concerns the electronic shift lever may not correctly engage ‘park’. Last month the company’s local arm confirmed it would recall 47,451 examples of the two models for the electronic ‘monostable’ gear shifter as part of a wider […]
If you’ve gone out there and bought an SUV that has actual off-roading credentials in the hope of making use of it, you may have realised after a few years of ownership that you’ve never actually put its credentials to use. This is a common case with SUV ownership, particularly with Toyota Prados that seem […]
Aston Martin's new hypercar takes aim at the Ferrari LaFerrari and the Porsche 918, and we got a peek at the latest spy shots of a Hellcat powered Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk. Senior Editor Greg Migliore reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute. Show More Summary
Jeep was spotted testing a version of its Grand Cherokee believed to be powered by the awesome Hellcat engine; Aston Martin rolled out a new hypercar that promises to be the fastest production car ever built; and Mercedes-Benz started testing a successor to its almost 40-year-old G-Class. It's the Week in Reverse, right here on Motor Authority...
If Jeep wants a mini Grand Cherokee, it needs to do more than copy the style. The packaging has to be right, too. Continue reading Making the Compatriot the Jeep we want - and deserve Making the Compatriot the Jeep we want - and deserve originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments