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Oh, crap: hackers find new ways to override Jeep, Tesla software
Oh, crap: hackers find new ways to override Jeep, Tesla software

Just over a year ago, two good-guy hackers managed to take control of a Jeep Cherokee using Fiat Chrysler's Uconnect telematics system. Within days, FCA recalled 1.4 million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram vehicles to close the loophole that the hackers had exploited. This week, those same hackers...Read More»

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Feds Say Fiat Chrysler Uconnect Radios Were The Only Ones Vulnerable To Hackers (This Time)

Last summer, two good-guy hackers wrote some very clever code that allowed them to take control of a Jeep Cherokee. After an extensive investigation, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has determined that the vulnerabilities those hackers exploited are found only on Fiat Chrysler...Read More»

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2015-2016 Jeep Cherokee Recalled For Water Leak & Fire Risk

In June, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled over 164,000 Jeep Cherokees from 2014 and 2015 to prevent water from coming in contact with the SUVs' electrical elements and creating a fire hazard. Now, the automaker has expanded that recall to include more than 55,000 Jeep Cherokee vehicles from 2015...Read More»

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FCA Recalls 2015 Jeep Cherokee, 2015-2016 Ram 1500: Nearly 180,000 Vehicles Affected

This morning, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued two recalls affecting over 140,000 vehicles registered in the U.S, and more than 38,000 registered in other countries. The 2015 Jeep Cherokee has been recalled to fix a problem with its air-conditioning system that could pose a fire risk, while the...Read More»

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Report: Jeep Cherokee, Infiniti Q50, Cadillac Escalade Are The Most Hackable Cars In America

For the past couple of months, the auto world has been obsessed with hackers -- and with good reason. Like their drivers, cars now belong to vast online networks. Those networks provide plenty of benefits like navigation tools and infotainment, but they also provide opportunities for hackers to...Read More»

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Recalled To Keep Windshield Wipers Working

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for more than 206,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs from the 2014 model year. According to the automaker, electrical issues could prevent the vehicles' windshield wipers from working properly. ALSO SEE: So, Are You Gonna Buy That New Jeep Wrangler Pickup? The...Read More»

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Breaking: FCA Recalls 1.4 Million Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram Vehicles Over Hacking Concerns

Earlier this week, we reported on a vulnerability in Chrysler's Uconnect system that allowed two hackers to remotely control a Jeep Cherokee. (They could've chosen any number of vehicles from a wide range of automakers, but determined that the Cherokee was best suited for their demonstration.) To...Read More»

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Love It Or Hate It, The Jeep Cherokee's New Look Isn't Going Anywhere

As much as humankind hungers for variety and change, there's a part of us that appreciates consistency. We cherish having our tailgate cookouts at the same spot before every home game, we love the soup that our great aunts make for Thanksgiving, even though it's not as good as it used to be -- all...Read More»

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2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee SUV Recalled To Fix Water Intrusion Problem & Possible Fire Hazard

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for the 2014 and 2015 Jeep Cherokee. The recall is limited to vehicles equipped with a power liftgate, since that's where the problem with the SUV lies. The recall stems from a complaint filed by a Cherokee owner, who said that the SUV had caught fire...Read More»

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2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee Recall Expands Worldwide

Back in February, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled more than 228,000 Jeep Cherokees to upgrade software associated with the SUV's airbags. As we reported at the time, the airbags in some Cherokee models had deployed without warning when the vehicles were engaged in "extreme maneuvers" that caused...Read More»

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2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee Recalled: 228,181 SUVs To Receive Airbag Software Upgrade

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 228,000 Jeep Cherokee SUVs from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to FCA, the airbag systems in some of those vehicles have deployed without warning. CHECK OUT: Safe Set: Nine Late-Model Used Vehicles With The Lowest Fatality Rate All of the...Read More»

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2.1 Million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, Toyota Cars Recalled (Again) To Fix Airbag Glitch

Yesterday, while many of you were gearing up for the big game, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was rolling out a massive series of recalls affecting more than two million Acura, Dodge, Honda, Jeep, Pontiac, and Toyota owners in the U.S. The problem? An electrical glitch can...Read More»

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2015 Jeep Cherokee Investigated For Engine Fire Captured On Film: Video

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2015 Jeep Cherokee after one California driver claimed that her vehicle was consumed by a fire less than two days after she purchased it. ALSO SEE: The Safest Vehicles Of 2015 A complaint posted to NHTSA's...Read More»

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Fuel-Saving Stop-Start System For 2015 Chrysler, Jeep Models: Details

Chrysler has announced that it will be fitting fuel-saving Engine Stop-Start (ESS) technology to several mainstream models for 2015—and we've gleaned a few more details on exactly how it'll take form. From the start of the 2015 model year, all Jeep Cherokee V-6 models will include ESS;...Read More»

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Big In China: Jeep Brings Four Concepts To The Beijing Auto Show

Looking to make a splash in the Chinese market, Jeep showed up to the Beijing Auto Show with a quartet of vehicles showing a variety of design concepts inspired by the country’s culture. Aside from the paint jobs and interior designs, these are just production versions of the Renegade...Read More»

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Video Road Test

The Jeep Cherokee is one of the best-known nameplates in the SUV world, but it’s been gone since 2001…until now. It’s back for 2014, and this time, it’s a lot more family-friendly. So does it live up to the legend while spanning on- and off-road worlds more neatly? And how...Read More»

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Jeep Cherokee, Washington Redskins: Should Both Names Be Retired?

Since the 1960s, university students have vigorously debated the politics of identity: what does it "mean" to be a woman? Is there an "authentic" African American experience? Which parts of LGBT culture have been "appropriated" by the hegemony? Scare quotes have proliferated. Critics dismiss such...Read More»

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Delayed A Third Time Due To Transmission Problems

For more than a decade, Jeep fans have awaited the return of the long-lost Cherokee. Earlier this year, it seemed like they'd soon get their wish: Chrysler unveiled the 2014 Jeep Cherokee in March at the 2013 New York Auto Show, promising that the all-new crossover would arrive in showrooms in...Read More»

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2014 Jeep Cherokee Priced From $23,990: Familiar Name, Different Path

It's time to put the Jeep Liberty to pasture and for 2014 its replacement brings back a legendary nameplate: the Cherokee. Introduced at the 2013 New York International Auto Show, the Jeep Cherokee is nothing like the vehicle it replaces. It's a crossover that focuses on design, fuel economy, and...Read More»

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