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2011 Jeep Wrangler Mojave: 2011 New York Auto Show
2011 Jeep Wrangler Mojave: 2011 New York Auto Show

Jeep's always made the New York Auto Show its home for worldwide reveals, and the 2011 show's holding to that line with the 2012 Grand Cherokee SRT8 and this special-edition Wrangler, the Mojave. The wheel-and-tire package gets its name from the California/Nevada desert, and the paint colors are...Read More»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Preview: 2011 New York Auto Show

One of the not-so-secret weapons lurking in the Jeep arsenal gets launched at the 2011 New York Auto Show--the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, the version with Chrysler's headiest HEMI V-8 tucked under the hood. More Jeep Cherokee Coverage: MotorAuthority from NY | Cherokee Diesel? | Cherokee Spy...Read More»

South Carolina crashes Jeep into church
15-Year Old Teen Girl Steals Jeep, Crashes Into Church: Video

Just a couple of days after we reported about teen drivers needing more training behind the wheel, a new video has surfaced showing the extraordinary situation of a teenage girl in a Jeep being chased by police and ultimately ending up crashing into a church last Friday night. The teenage girl...Read More»

2011 Jeep Wrangler
China Suspends Imports Of Jeep Wrangler Models

The Jeep Wrangler is off the market in China, if only temporarily. Citing a potential fire risk, China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine suspended imports of the compact Jeep SUV, pending a solution to a problem that neither Chrysler nor the U.S...Read More»

2011 Porsche 911 GTS
Study: Men Want To Be Seen, Women Want To Be Seen As Practical?

Men go for bold looks, bold sheetmetal, and horsepower, while women go with interior space, practicality, cost, and safety features, right? It sure sounds like a reinforcement for a tired gender bias. But, at least in some ways, it's still true. Those expectations might be changing, gradually, but...Read More»

2008 HUMMER H2 4WD 4-door SUV Front Exterior View
Why Losing HUMMER Was a Shame

Just the title of this article is going to be enough to get diehards to dig in their heels, regardless of what side of the fence they stand on with GM’s now-defunct HUMMER brand. But now that the brand is dead, I think it’s a good time to reflect on why it’s gone, if it made any...Read More»

2006 Jeep Liberty Renegade
Diesel Jeeps Could Be Here In Three Years

The last time you could walk into a Jeep dealership anywhere in the U.S. and put money down on a diesel-powered vehicle was 2006 (although the diesel Grand Cherokee was sold in regions of the U.S. until 2009). By 2007, tighter emission regulations forced Chrysler to kill off their Common Rail...Read More»

2012 Fiat 500
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»

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