Now that Jeep has taken the wraps off the 2015 Jeep Renegade small SUV, the next step is for Jeep to focus on the other end of its lineup, by introducing a model above the Grand Cherokee. The new model is set to bring back the Grand Wagoneer name.
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Following the first round of photo leaks of Jeep's new baby Renegade SUV, we now have even more photos of the 2015 Renegade, which is scheduled to debut tomorrow in Geneva.
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We're just a few days away from the kick off of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show and although Jeep hasn't announced what it's bringing to the show, photos of the 2015 Jeep Renegade have leaked online.
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Chrysler unveiled the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 sedan last month in Detroit and we've already learned that Chrysler has no plans to make a new Dodge Avenger. Now it's been revealed that the Chrysler 200 convertible has been axed as well.
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Between February 7th and February 10th, Ram Truck reportedly received more than 8,000 orders for the2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, which quickly accounted for more than 50 percent of the total order mix during that time. The more than 8,000 orders also filled the initial allocation of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.
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Chrysler's SRT brand has unveiled new SRT Vapor Editions of the 2014 Chrysler 300 SRT, Dodge Challenger SRT and Dodge Charger SRT. The new Satin Vapor Editions debuted today at the Chicago Auto Show.
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The 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel now holds the title as the most fuel efficient full size pickup ever with a 28 mpg rating on the highway. The news follows last year's rating for the 2013 Ram 1500, which set a record for the highest fuel-economy with a 25 mpg rating.
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Dodge has announced the release of a new Journey model, the 2014 Dodge Journey Crossroad, which will be unveiled next week at the Chicago Auto Show. The new Journey Crossroad gives the crossover a more rugged appearance with new front and rear fascias, side sills and 19-inch aluminum wheels.
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Jeep has unveiled its new Altitude special edition models and this year the Cherokee also gets the treatment. The 2014 Jeep Cherokee Altitude features a blacked out appearance with gloss black grille surrounds, roof rails, front fascia lower applique and badging. It also features eighteen-inch gloss black painted aluminum wheels and a black interior.
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This week Chrysler took the wraps off the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 at the Detroit Auto Show, so what does that mean for the Dodge Avenger? Chrysler has reported that it plans to remove duplicate vehicles from its lineup and that means that the Avenger is finally going away.
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After taking a year off, the Ram 1500 Mossy Oak Edition is returning for the 2014 model year. The Mossy Oak Edition was originally introduced in 2011 and is designed for enthusiasts who are passionate about the great outdoors. The Ram Mossy Oak Edition is available exclusively as a Ram 1500 4x4 Crew Cab model, and is based on the Ram Outdoorsman. For 2014, the Mossy Oak Edition will now be available for the first time with the RamBox Cargo Management System, in both 6-ft.-4-in. and 5-ft.-7-in. bed lengths.
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Chrysler is completely revamping the 2015 Chrysler 200 mid-size sedan and we weren't supposed to see it until next week at the Detroit Auto Show, but here are the first photos. As you can see from these leaked photos, the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200 is a completely different animal than the current boring sedan.
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Dodge is adding the 2014 Dodge Dart to the list of models that are available with its unique Blacktop package. The 2014 Dodge Dart Blacktop package is going to debut next week at the Detroit Auto Show and adds Gloss Black wheels, special exterior paint colors, Gloss Black painted split-crosshair grille with Gloss Black matching grille surround, darkened headlamp bezels, as well as some unique Blacktop interior touches.
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Motor Trend has announced that the 2014 Ram 1500 has received its 2014 Truck of the Year award. Nine trucks were put through the magazine's tests, but the Ram 1500 came out on top because of its new V6 diesel engine, its eight-speed transmission and 9,200 pound towing capacity.
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Jeep has unveiled the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition, which is inspired by the classic CJs of the 1940s. The Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition is debuting this week at the LA Auto Show and is based on the Wrangler Sport model.
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Chrysler has unveiled the new 2014 Chrysler 300S, which is going to arrive in the spring with even more "blacked out" design elements, a new Ambassador Blue sport interior and a Beats by Dr. Dre audio system.
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Chrysler has unveiled the new 2014 Challenger R/T Shaker and Mopar '14 Challenger at the SEMA show in Las Vegas. The 2014 Challenger R/T Shaker is a throwback to the original 1970 Challenger R/T with the Shaker hood.
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Chrysler is going to unveil twenty customized vehicles at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas. The Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, and Fiat vehicles will be customized with Mopar parts and accessories. Chrysler has revealed five of the vehicles that will debut at the show.
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Both the new 2014 Fiat 500L and Jeep Cherokee have been named a Top Safety Pick by the IIHS. Top Safety Pick testing simulates a side impact, front moderate-overlap impact, roof-crush consistent with a rollover, and a rear collision capable of inducing whiplash. The 500L and Cherokee recorded the highest-possible rating of "good."
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The Jeep Wrangler continues to be one of the most off-road capable SUVs on the market. One of the reasons its continued to hold that title is because of its solid axles, but will it still work as well without them? There's a chance that the next Wrangler could lose its solid axles in exchange for a new lighter independent suspension.
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Jeep has announced that the 2014 Wrangler Polar Edition that debuted at the Frankfurt Motor Show, will arrive in the U.S. next month. The new 2014 Jeep Wrangler Polar Edition takes inspiration from the severe climate and extreme conditions that characterize the Antarctic region.
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The 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT has just been named "SUV of the Year" by Esquire magazine in this year's Esquire Car Awards. "The one sonic experience of the year that I will not forget is engaging the ignition on the [Grand Cherokee] SRT," said David Granger, Esquire magazine editor-in-chief. "This is the sweetest-sounding most reasonably priced engine note of our time."
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After several months the wait is finally over. Jeep has finally worked out the software issues that prevented thousands of 2014 Jeep Cherokees from being shipped to dealers. The Cherokee was scheduled to arrive about two months ago, but Chrysler delayed the launch while it worked on new software to smooth out the way the engine and nine-speed transmission interact.
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Chrysler and its SRT brand are giving Viper fans a chance to name one of the 2014 Viper's new colors. Beginning Thursday, Oct.17, the brand kicks off The SRT Viper Color Contest via www.driveSRT.com/colorcontest. The contest gives fans a chance to submit and choose an official new exterior color name of the 2014 SRT Viper. The fan who submits the winning name will win a trip to the 2014 Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona at Daytona International Speedway and the opportunity to spend time with the Viper Design team throughout the race weekend.
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Chrysler has released an image of its new limited-edition Mopar '14, is based on the Dodge Challenger and will debut at next month's SEMA show in Las Vegas. "Our new Mopar '14 will instantly resonate with enthusiasts," said Pietro Gorlier, President and CEO of Mopar, Chrysler Group LLC's service, parts and customer-care brand. "This limited-edition ride is for muscle-car fans who love high octane and customizable performance."
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Chrysler is going to unveil 20 Mopar-modified Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Fiat and SRT vehicles at the SEMA show next month. Chrysler has released some early sketches of four of the vehicles and in addition, the automaker will highlight Jeep Performance Parts developed by its newly created Mopar Off-Road Division at the show.
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Dodge has announced a new advertising campaign for the 2014 Dodge Durango, which also promotes Anchorman 2. The movie's legendary news anchor "Ron Burgundy" is now the new face of the new 2014 Dodge Durango.
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Chrysler has cut the output of the SRT Viper by a third due to slow sales and growing inventory. But the good news is that instead of laying off the workers at its Conner Avenue Assembly plant in Detroit, Chrysler will instead reassign the workers to other plants in the Detroit area.
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The 2014 Jeep Cherokee hasn't even reached showrooms yet and now Chrysler has reportedly halted production at its Toledo, Ohio plant. Chrysler has idled the second shift of workers at the plant that were hired to build the 2014 Cherokee. The shut down is expected to last two weeks, in which 500 works have been laid off.
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GM's 2014 Chevy Silverado pickup just beat the Ram 1500 in the latest Consumer Reports matchup. Consumer Reports' editors scored the Silverado three points higher than the Ram 1500 in its series of tests. This marks the second time in a just a few months that a GM model has received top marks in the Consumer Reports' tests. Consumer Reports recently gave the all-new 2014 Chevy Impala a score of 95 out of 100, making it one of the top sedans it's ever tested.
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The updates to the 2014 SRT Viper are small, but if you're a fan of the supercar you'll enjoy hearing that the 2014 Viper now offers a list of new colors and gets a new Rain Mode stability system to keep that 640 horsepower under control when the road gets wet.
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Since Jeep received such a positive response to the Wrangler Dragon Design Concept last year at the Beijing Motor Show, Jeep has decided to is introducing the new 2014 Wrangler Dragon Edition. The exterior features gloss-black appliques on the front and rear bumpers, and a Dark Charcoal dragon decal that starts on the hood and runs along the driver's side of the vehicle. It also gets a black spare tire cover with dragon decal.
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After several delays the 2014 Jeep Cherokee is finally here. In June Chrysler announced the pricing, which starts at $22,995, but the fuel economy specs were not released. Now we've learned that the most fuel-efficient version of the Cherokee is rated at 31 mpg on the highway.
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Chrysler is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan, which started the minivan segment back in 1983. Since 1983, Chrysler has sold 13 million minivans.
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It's been 10 years since the original Ram Rumble Bee was introduced and to celebrate the 10th anniversary, Ram Trucks has unveiled the new Ram 1500 Rumble Bee Concept. The concept also pays tribute to the heritage of Ram's unique truck designs that include the Lil Red Express, Warlock and Power Wagon.
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Chrysler has announced the pricing for the 2014 SRT Viper, which is getting a $2,000 price increase to $99,395. Chrysler says that the price increase is due to more standard equipment like: HD Radio with Navigation and Uconnect Access; 900 Watt 12 Speaker Harman Kardon audio system, including 2 subwoofers; and the ParkView Back-up Camera.
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Chrysler and Fiat currently only offer one electrified model in the US, the California only Fiat 500e. If you're hoping for more hybrid and electric models from Chrysler, unfortunately it won't happen anytime soon. Bob Lee, head of Fiat and Chrysler global powertrain recently stated that there are no plans to invest in electrified powertrains until consumers are willing to pay for the technology.
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Chrysler has already announced plans to delay the arrival of the controversially styled 2014 Jeep Cherokee and now the automaker has delayed the media launch. Next month Chrysler was supposed to hold the media event for the Cherokee in Seattle, which would give journalists their first experience behind the wheel of the Cherokee, but the event has now been delayed until sometime in September.
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The Detroit News is reporting that Chrysler is going to extend the lives of the current Dodge Avenger, Grand Caravan and Jeep Wrangler. The new report is a big change from the earlier product plan.
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