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Jeep Cherokees under investigation following fires

Jeep Cherokees under investigation following fires

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 2015 Jeep Cherokee SUVs following complaints about fires in the engine compartment. About 50,415 Cherokees are being probed as part of the preliminary investigation, which will look into a possible defect that has caused multiple newer Cherokees to go up in flames for no readily discernible reason. The NHTSA is said to also have some field report data from an Early Warning Reporting program on the matter which will be factored in.

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2015 Jeep Renegade combines off-road capability with over 30mpg efficiency

2015 Jeep Renegade combines off-road capability with over 30mpg efficiency

Jeep is showing off its all-new Jeep Renegade, which is a completely new vehicle that marks Jeep's first entry into the small SUV market. Jeep says that the little SUV provides the best in class off-road capability with fuel efficiency. Renegade Trailhawk is the most off-road capable model featuring an Active Drive Low mode.

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Jeep Altitude Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and Wrangler editions debut for 2014

Jeep Altitude Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and Wrangler editions debut for 2014

Jeep has announced that the special Altitude editions of several of its popular vehicles will be debuting in 2014. The vehicles that get the Altitude treatment for the first time in 2014 will include the Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and Wrangler. Those three new Altitude models join the existing Altitude Compass and Patriot models.

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2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition unveiled

2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition unveiled

Jeep has announced a new special edition of its venerable and very popular Wrangler. The new special edition is called the Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition and is intended to highlight the Jeep brand's Willys ties. The special edition is based on the Wrangler Sport and has a number of additional goodies to improve its off-road prowess.

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Jeep recall over fire hazard being delayed for reasons unknown

Jeep recall over fire hazard being delayed for reasons unknown

Earlier this year, Chrysler agreed to recall over a million Jeeps due to a fire hazard that has, to date, claimed a few dozen lives. Such a recall came after the auto maker originally rejected a recall proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, having stated at that time that the pegged vehicles were "safe and not defective." For reasons unknown, the recall has not taken place despite several months having passed.

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Jeep Wrangler Dragon limited-production model arrives next month

Jeep Wrangler Dragon limited-production model arrives next month

In 2012, Jeep showed off a concept Wrangler called the Dragon, a model that it decided to put into limited production and will begin offering for sale next month. Unlike some limited edition models, the Wrangler Dragon has the same specifications as the average Wrangler, but comes with a new design that features, not surprisingly, a dragon.

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Chrysler recalls 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys after initial refusal

Chrysler recalls 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys after initial refusal

On June 4, Chrysler caught public attention by refusing to recall 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Libertys after the NHTSA requested the auto maker issue a recall over potential fires in rear-end collisions. Chrysler refused, stating that the NHTSA's conclusions were "based on an incomplete analysis" of the information. The manufacturer was given until today to make a decision, and rather than face possible court time and bad PR, it had elected to recall the Jeeps.

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Chrysler rejects NHTSA recall proposal for 2.7 million Jeeps

Chrysler rejects NHTSA recall proposal for 2.7 million Jeeps

Pull up a chair, folks, because it's about to get good. After receiving a letter from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommending that Chrysler recall some 2.7 million Jeep models, the car maker has come forward to say that they do "not agree with NHTSA’s conclusions," noting that "the subject vehicles are safe and are not defective."

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Jeep will reveal six new concept vehicles at the Jeep Safari this month

Jeep will reveal six new concept vehicles at the Jeep Safari this month

Each year Jeep attends the annual Moab Easter Jeep Safari. The Jeep Safari is in its 47th year and this year it will occur March 23 through the 31st. The event has Jeep fans showing up from all around the country to try their hand at some challenging trails and other events. This year, Jeep will be showing off six new concept vehicles.

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2014 Jeep Cherokee leaks, squints back at us

2014 Jeep Cherokee leaks, squints back at us

We've already seen what the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee looks like, as well as its SRT brethren, but we have yet to hear anything on the regular 2014 Cherokee, until now. A selection of photos have leaked that show the 2014 Cherokee in its birthplace. We even get a glimpse of the interior, but there sadly don't seem to be any photos of the rear of the new vehicle just yet.

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Jeep Twitter account hacked, taken over by Cadillac fanboys

Jeep Twitter account hacked, taken over by Cadillac fanboys

In what we can only assume is a replay from yesterday, Jeep's Twitter account was hacked and much of the branding was changed over to Cadillac logos and images, mentioning that Cadillac has acquired Jeep, although that couldn't be further from the truth. We're guessing it's the same hackers behind yesterday's Burger King/McDonald's Twitter hack.

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s price leaks, will start at $28,795

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee’s price leaks, will start at $28,795

Chrysler debuted the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee at the recent Detroit Auto Show in Michigan, where it gave us a variety of details, minus one particularly relevant one - price. Much speculation has swirled around the rumorsphere in regards to the model's price range, but nothing concrete has surfaced. That has apparently changed, with a user over at the Jeep Garage forums stating that he managed to grab a pricing sheet, which he then published for all to see.

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