According to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is currently recalling 182,308 2016 and 2017 Jeep Wrangler 4×4 vehicles in the United States. The issued recall is to fix airbag sensors which may disconnect during an accident, and thus, not deploy the airbag. The cause of the problem is […]
There are no injuries/fatalities associated with the Jeep recall, and just one "potentially related injury" in the truck/police car recall. Continue reading 2016 Jeep Wrangler recalled over impact sensor wiring 2016 Jeep Wrangler recalled over impact sensor wiring originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:15:00 EDT. Show More Summary
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] confirmed in its five-year strategy announcement made in May 2014 that it will launch a new SUV using the Wagoneer name by 2018. We’ve since learned that Jeep is planning both a Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer to help claw back SUV sales lost to luxury brands. Jeep’s future lineup was teased in a...
A sensor connection can detach in a crash, preventing the front airbags and seatbelt pretensioners from activating as designed.
We’re getting our first good peek at Jeep’s next-generation Wrangler thanks to a cell phone photo of the alleged 2018 Wrangler JL poster purportedly captured at a Jeep dealership meeting. The images show the front and rear view of the new SUV, along with other future Jeep products, including an updated Cherokee and all-new Grand Wagoneer. Show More Summary
Jeep cannot afford to mess this one up. Continue reading Everything we know about the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL Everything we know about the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
This month Toyota registered a trademark for “FT-4X” as a name for a car or truck. In Toyota language, “FT” (Future Toyota) identifies it as a concept vehicle. As for “4X,” what else but four-wheel drive? Perhaps, if we follow this trail of crumbs, the company is reconsidering its position on an FJ Cruiser-style recreational truck. Read more...
The story goes that someone at a recent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles dealer meeting acted quickly when the automaker flashed images of future Jeep models across the screen. While FCA hasn’t given the public so much as a hint of what the...Show More Summary
A familiar look for sure, but with modern updates. Continue reading This is the face of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL This is the face of the 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
And that’s a good thing. High on the list of “cars nobody wants messed with” is the Jeep Wrangler. These images show the new-for-2018 redesign of the iconic off-roader won’t change the formula too much. Read more...
Apparently FCA asked for it back. Continue reading Jeep owner inadvertently receives 2018 Wrangler hood from scrapyard Jeep owner inadvertently receives 2018 Wrangler hood from scrapyard originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
The all-new Jeep Wrangler isn’t due out until 2018, but a hood sent to a customer earlier this month could a give us a better idea of what the new Jeep will look like. Read more...
The Jeep Wrangler rumor mill has run with a wide-open throttle ever since Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ sweater-clad chairman started work on the next-generation model. Details are still scarce, but we know that the 2018 Wrangler sports plenty of aluminum parts and an oh-so-careful redesign. Show More Summary
Camping trailers like the Patriot Toy Hauler 610 and UGOAT Scout carry an ATV or dirt bikes to the trailhead, but what do you do if you prefer tackling the trailer with a full-blown Jeep Wrangler? You hitch up one of Nuthouse Industries' shiny aluminum trailers and roll that Wrangler right behind your mobile living quarters. Show More Summary
The next-generation Jeep Wrangler needs to satisfy increasingly stringent fuel economy requirements, which means shaving weight off of the brick wherever possible. While Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has shunned widespread use of aluminum...Show More Summary
an internal company bulletin from a supplier to fiat chrysler has revealed that the next generation jeep wrangler will feature lightweight aluminum panels for the bonnet and doors. the bulletin, from aluminium supplier alcoa details the supply of its product lines 6022 and 951. Show More Summary
A redesigned Jeep Wrangler is due to enter production in 2017 at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ [NYSE:FCAU] plant in Toledo, Ohio. It should arrive in showrooms that year, as a 2018 model. From our spy shots we know the Wrangler’s rugged lines won’t be changing much. However, there will be some radical differences in the design aimed...
The next Wrangler will weigh a lot less than the current model.
The G Patton Tomahawk, a heavily modified six-wheel version Jeep Wrangler, has surfaced in China, and could one day fight for the affections, and wallets, of 6×6 fans in world’s most populous country. According to China Car News, the G Patton Tomahawk was unveiled earlier this month at the Chengdu motor show. Based on the […]
Mercedes-AMG’s GT sports car will soon be available as a convertible. AMG blew the roof off the car this week, revealing a base GT Roadster and a more extreme GT C Roadster. Both will be on display at the 2016 Paris auto show kicking off September 29. The mid-engine Corvette is real, as evidenced by our latest spy shots. The car is expected...