#JEEP

Hybrid

Jeep Resurrects Luxury Grand Wagoneer

Concept previews next year’s production model, which will take on GMC and Land Rover

Hybrid

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe: Electrifying

Bringing a plug to the capable off-roader

Economics

FCA to Build Future Small Cars on PSA’s Platform

Millions of small cars may soon ride on “CMP” chassis

Aluminum

More Aluminum on Tap for Future Cars

North American content per vehicle due to jump 24% by 2030

Hybrid

Fisker Plans to Have Ocean EV Made in Austria

Magna Steyr would begin production in late 2022

Regulations

FCA Readies Big Engine Recall

Creeping rise in emissions affects at least 1 million vehicles

Regulations

FCA Offices in Europe Raided in Diesel Cheating Probe

Under scrutiny, again, for using illegal control software

Car/Ride Sharing

FCA, Waymo Expand Level 4 Partnership

Ram ProMaster and other light commercial trucks to get autonomous tech

Batteries

Jeep Launches Plug-in Hybrids—in Europe

The Compass and Renegade are available as plug-in hybrids in Europe—and have a clever approach to 4x4 operation sans prop shaft

Business

New Name in the Auto Industry: Stellantis

FCA, PSA reach for the stars with corporate identity

2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport V6 SEL Premium R-Line 4Motion

The most striking thing about the Atlas Cross Sport is how big it is.

Interiors & Electronics

Ford Reveals Bronco Family: First Up Is Bronco Sport

The first member of the “Built Wild” family is now open for reservations. The smaller sibling.

Marketing

Jeep Puts on the Muscle with V-8 Wrangler Concept

Production decision awaits feedback from fans.

Sales

What Does Jeep Tell Us About the Market?

Forget Tesla-killers. Ford is going after Jeep with the Bronco. This could be epic. Or not.

Marketing

Dodge Soars to Top of J.D. Power Quality Report

New survey questions turn 2020 results topsy-turvy

Hybrid

Baseball, Apple Pie and Tesla?

California EV maker and Honda are tops in American-made vehicles, new Ford Ranger is No. 1 model

Interiors & Electronics

NACTOY Announces 2021 Candidates

Yes, COVID-19 notwithstanding, there are still significant car launches happening this year

Business

FCA to Forego Summer Shutdowns at Some N. American Plants

Strong pent-up demand coming out of the COVID-19 lockdown

Business

FCA Wins Trade Ruling on Jeep Lookalike Case

The lookalike grille is gone, but the resemblance remains

Quality

FCA to Test Hybrid Geofencing in Italy

Drivers get access to restricted areas and special parking but risk fines if they turn off the EV mode

Propulsion

Fun in the Mud with the New Bronco

Teaser video hints at crawler mode

Propulsion

Save the Environment, Drive a Jeep?

Making a case for adding green credentials to off-road performance

Production

Coronavirus Industry Roundup: April 3

Carmakers extend plant shutdowns, eye mid-April restarts

Design

Cars Without Coffee: Ralph Gilles’ Alfas

Sixth in a series. Yes, there are FCA vehicles in Ralph Gilles’ garage. But ones you might not think.