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Seven Car Brands With Bad Reputations For Quality
Seven Car Brands With Bad Reputations For Quality

Quality means different things to different car buyers--everything from reliability to fuel efficiency to utility. It's nebulous, but it can make or break the launch of a new vehicle or the success of a car company, affecting everything from positive press to negative word-of-mouth reviews. Some...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
Jeep Recalls 2010 - 2011 Wrangler For Axle Assembly Flaw

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about some angry Jeep owners who were pushing for a recall of their Wranglers. At issue: reports of serious splashback and overflow when owners filled up at the pump. This week, Jeep has recalled a number of Wrangler models -- unfortunately, it's not for that...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
Diesel Jeep Wranglers En Route To U.S.?

If you're a fan of four-wheel drive and off-roading, you've probably longed for a diesel Land Rover Defender at some point. They're out there, but they're expensive, and often high-maintenance due to age and rough lives. Soon we may get our own American equivalent, though, in the form of a...Read More»

2007 Jeep Wrangler X
Jeep Owners Rally For A Recall, But NHTSA Says It's All Internet Hype

Auto recalls are a little like trips to the dentist: time-consuming, frustrating, and even though we know they're food for us, we'd rather avoid them. As such, it's a little unusual to find consumers hankering for a recall, but a growing contingent of Jeep owners are doing just that. The problem...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
Is Jeep Splitting Hairs When It Comes To Facebook Fans?

Jeep announced today that it now has over 1 million Facebook fans. It joins other automakers such as Porsche and Ford in this elite, but growing group. Jeep is also quick to claim that it is the "first domestic automotive brand with more than 1 million Facebook fans." While this is true, at some...Read More»

Chrysler's 'What's My AQ?' trivia game
Chrysler Launches 'What's My AQ?' Trivia Game

Stuck indoors on this cold, wintry Thursday? Of course you are. That makes today the perfect day for a timewaster, and Chrysler has a one that'll do just fine. The game is called "What's My AQ?", and it's a trivia game designed to test users' "auto quotient" (i.e. their car smarts). It's fronted by...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
Best-Selling SUVs in 2010, Part One

While their numbers are shrinking from what they once were prior to the advent of car-like crossovers, there’s still a lot to be said about the appeal of a go-anywhere SUV that can handle family passenger and cargo capacity needs. Traditionally built on a truck chassis, today’s SUVs...Read More»

Fiat's Sergio Marchionne
Chrysler, Fiat Not Merging (For Now)

Earlier today, Sergio Marchionne told reporters that he has no intention to merge the operations of Fiat and Chrysler. To some, that will signal trouble in paradise; others will see it as evidence of the CEO's caution and forethought as he retools a troubled company. We tend to side with the...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
Free Music For Fans Of The 2011 Jeep Wrangler -- But Is Chrysler Down With It?

Jeep has been on a roll the past few months: the 2011 Grand Cherokee debuted to massive applause, and the 2011 Wrangler not only has its own blog, but it's also been featured in at least one hugely popular videogame. Now, Jeep is offering something special to its growing list of fans: a free tune...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Volt outside Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant
Trending In Social Media This Week: Chevrolet Volt Hits The Street, Chrysler And Volkswagen

Social Car News has partnered with real-time online buzz tracker OneRiot to bring you a weekly report on what's trending in the automotive social media world. Each week we monitor discussions across all platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Digg, MySpace, and blogs, to bring...Read More»

2011 Jeep Compass
2011 Jeep Compass Preview

Chrysler's revised-model onslaught continues with the 2011 Jeep Compass, restyled and with several new standard features to better position itself in the fuel-efficient crossover segment. Borrowing some of its new looks from the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the Compass should have a broader appeal...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
As Blogging Dies, Jeep Gets A Blog

The evidence is everywhere: the weblog's days are numbered. Sure, web magazines and news sites are likely to survive, but for corporations looking to connect with customers, the blog is the equivalent of the boy band: a product of the year 2000. So why would Jeep join the blogging world now? Why...Read More»

2011 Jeep Patriot
Fiat-Chrysler Will Build Some Jeeps In Italy From 2012

For some, the Jeep brand, and its legendary vehicles, are American icons. But soon, some Jeeps will be built at a Fiat plant in Italy, with about half of the factory's output earmarked for export back to the U.S. With modern automobile manufacture becoming an increasingly global affair, it's not a...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Today at High Gear Media: Forte, Grand Cherokee, and "MPG"

It's missed a spot on some well-known best-of lists, but the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee's giving us a gleam in our eye. [TheCarConnection] That 2011 Kia Forte five-door you've been waiting on, finally has an EPA rating: 37 mpg highway. [TheCarConnection] What's the word on cheap cars with big value?...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited: Driven

The Grand Cherokee's popularity with families was always a little puzzling. Decidedly old-tech in some respects, and clumsy-feeling on a curvy road, the old Grand was in many trims very compromised on the road in favor of the rare off-roading it might someday see. In recent years, Chrysler seemed...Read More»

TCC Best Car to Buy 2011
TCC's Best Car to Buy 2011 Nominees: SUVs and Crossovers

When SUVs truly ruled the American new-car roost, only a handful of names could be picked out of the best-seller list: Grand Cherokee, Explorer, and the outliers. A decade or so later, it's crossovers that dominate the sales charts, and this year's list of nominees for TheCarConnection's Best Car...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Consumer Reports: 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Tops Toyota 4Runner

In a test of the new 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee versus the Toyota 4Runner—vehicles that SUV families will probably cross-shop—the Jeep just trounced the Toyota. That's right. The publication, which buys its own test vehicles and has in the past been accused of having a bias toward Toyota...Read More»

2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland
Jeep Grand Cherokee in Safety Probe

More than 3 million Jeep Grand Cherokee sport-utility vehicles could be recalled, if an investigation underway determines they are susceptible to fuel-tank problems. In an unusual move, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has asked Ford, Toyota and GM for data on their...Read More»

2010 Dodge Challenger
2011 Dodge Challenger Gets 305-HP Version Of New Chrysler V-6

Chrysler is doing a little powertrain housekeeping, and it's doing so in a way that should leave no one disappointed. The automaker has already introduced its all-new Pentastar V-6 in the 2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee and the engine, Chrysler says, "will gradually phase out seven V-6 legacy engines...Read More»

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