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

Jeep's "production-ready" 2012 Grand Cherokee concept
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»

2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport
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»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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»

Jeep Grand Cherokee Stuff With Fireworks
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»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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»

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8: Secret Warehouse Revving
Chrysler's SRT Unit Teases Fans With Video

Automakers always love to engage fans, and what better way to do so than by giving them exclusive content? Earlier this week Chrysler's SRT division posted a video of the new 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 starting up and revving. The video was recorded in a "secret location" warehouse, and the...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»

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 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
Today at High Gear Media: Drowsy Driving, Alfa-Jeep, and Putin

Before you hit the road, check yourself: are you sleepy? Try a nap, or risk becoming part of the 17 percent of drivers who cause accidents through drowsy driving. [TheCarConnection] Can you see a Maserati SUV--or maybe an Alfa ute? Now imagine them running on the excellent new Jeep Grand Cherokee...Read More»

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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»

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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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