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Jeep Grand Cherokee & Jeep Liberty Recall: Are Chrysler's Fixes Safe?
Jeep Grand Cherokee & Jeep Liberty Recall: Are Chrysler's Fixes Safe?

Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Chrysler to recall a few Jeep vehicles -- and by "a few", we mean 2.7 million. Chrysler's response? No. That was pretty unusual, and it made headlines for days afterward. As a result, Jeep's reputation suffered. Things got so bad...Read More»

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Chrysler Still Won't Recall Jeep Grand Cherokee, But Will Inspect All, "Upgrade" Some

UPDATE: Chrysler and the NHTSA have just announced a resolution to the proposed Jeep Grand Cherokee recall. Per the release, Chrysler says it will inspect the involved vehicles, and will, "if necessary, provide an upgrade to the rear structure of the vehicle to better manage crash forces in...Read More»

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Feds Request A Recall Of 2.7M Jeep Vehicles, Chrysler Pushes Back

Do some model years of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty pose a higher fire risk to their occupants in a crash? And is it because of a safety-related defect? The federal government alleges that the answers to both questions are yes; but in a rare, public pushback to the National Highway...Read More»

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Jeep Grand Cherokee, Commander Recalled For Electrical Flaw

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall of certain 2005 through 2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2006 through 2010 Jeep Commander SUVS for an electrical flaw that could cause the vehicle to shift into neutral without warning. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...Read More»

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Video Preview

The Jeep Grand Cherokee was all-new for 2011 but it's already getting a heavy refresh to keep the sales momentum going. With more gears, more engine choices, and updated styling, the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee is ready to take on the competition. The biggest change for the refreshed Grand Cherokee is...Read More»

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2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee: High-MPG Diesel, Eight Speeds, And A Facelift

Since its last redesign for 2011, the Jeep Grand Cherokee has held a unique spot in the American family SUV market. While models such as the Ford Explorer and Nissan Pathfinder have found softer shapes and more carlike powertrains, the Grand Cherokee is refreshingly different: handsomely rugged...Read More»

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Chrysler Recalls 744,822 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty SUVs For Inadvertent Airbag Deployment

Chrysler is conducting a voluntary safety recall involving 744,822 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty SUVs due to concerns over unintended deployment of airbags. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website says that the recall involves 200-2004 Jeep Grand...Read More»

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So, Is Jeep Really Moving To China, Or What?

Update: See below Last week, Bloomberg News ran a story with this headline: "Fiat Says Jeep Output May Return to China as Demand Rises". There are three ways you could look at that. 1. You could cock your head to the side like Nipper the RCA dog and wonder what the heck it means. 2. You could...Read More»

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2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2009-10 Ram 1500 Under Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened investigations into two popular Chrysler vehicles: the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the 2009-10 Ram 1500. According to Detroit News, NHTSA has received two complaints of fires in the Grand Cherokee, which may have been caused by power...Read More»

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Patriot Acts: The Most Important American Cars Of The Past 25 Years

When history takes a look at the brand-new cars (and trucks) of the past 25 years, it won't be kind to many of them. So many nameplates failed to launch, a whole dealership in a parallel universe could be filled with the copies that went quietly to fleet sales or corporate use. That parking lot...Read More»

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Three Of Five Parents Involve Kids In Car-Buying Decisions, Study

It may come as a shock to some automakers, and a few parents, but a new proprietary study from The Family Room finds that three of five parents (57 percent) today involve their kids in car-buying decisions. The story, originally appearing in Advertising Age, caught our attention, and we wanted more...Read More»

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Amid Profit, Chrysler Builds 1,000,000th Pentastar Engine

With Chrysler reporting its first profitable fiscal year since 1997, the news that the company's one millionth "Pentastar" engine rolled out of its Trenton, Mich., marks more progress in its turnaround. The milestone comes a mere eighteen months after production began in July of 2010. "To build one...Read More»

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Jeep Announces Name My Ride Contest

Jeep unveiled a blacked-out Concept Grand Cherokee at the Houston Auto Show yesterday. While the vehicle looks terrific, the more interesting news is the "Name My Ride" contest that goes along with the vehicle. In an effort to build excitement around the concept which it intends to build. Jeep is...Read More»

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A Strong December Closes Out 2011 Car Sales

As automakers are reporting December 2011 sales, a recovery that began early last year seems to be growing more steady, and stronger. Each of the Big Three automakers--Ford (NYSE:F), General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Chrysler--reported sales increases for the month and for the year, as retail vehicle...Read More»

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2012 Ram 1500, Top Green Car Stories, 2013 Lexus GS 350: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we review the 2012 Ram 1500 and Honda extends warranties on 2006-2011 Civic Hybrids. Lexus has priced the 2013 GS 350 and we name the top five green-car stories of 2011. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Ray LaHood has thrown the NTSB...Read More»

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Ford Slides, As Jeep Gains Traction As Most Reliable Domestic Brand

Ford has taken a significant tumble in reliability due to some of its latest vehicle technologies, while Jeep is now the most reliable domestic brand, according to the latest annual-survey data from Consumer Reports. Both of those pieces of news might come as a bit of a surprise. Consumers have...Read More»

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Police Arrest Driver Of Fireworks Laden SUV

Police have arrested the driver of a Jeep Grand Cherokee at Cabin John Regional Park in Bethesda. The Grand Cherokee was full of fireworks and had a turret with multiple tubes attached to the roof. The police believe the suspect, 27 year-old Glenn Neff from Stewart, Florida, planned to launch...Read More»

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Chrysler Slashes Pricing On The 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

We’ve already reported that Chrysler is lowering prices on the 2012 Chrysler 200, the 2012 Dodge Avenger and the 2012 Dodge Journey, but the company’s steepest drop appears to be on base 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee models. In 2011, a base Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo started at $30,215, but...Read More»

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War Horses: Five More Family SUVs For Your Off-Road Summer

We call them war horses--tough off-road SUVs with enough room for a family to make the great outdoor trek this summer. We've brought you the first five in our group (check them out here) of family haulers that are just as comfortable – and capable – off-road as on. Some, you might not...Read More»

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