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2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition Debuts
2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10th Anniversary Edition Debuts

If you're a Jeep fan, you probably know all about the Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. The special edition Wrangler is named for one of the world's most celebrated, brutal, off-road courses, and it lives up to that name with a combination of ruggedness and style. The 10th anniversary Rubicon is available in...Read More»

2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser
Toyota, Honda Retain Value Longer Say Analysts At KBB, ALG

Some car buyers get so wrapped up in the excitement of purchasing a new car that they forget one important thing: their car is an investment that will someday pay dividends. According to two new studies, Toyota and Honda vehicles pay off better than their competitors by retaining more of their...Read More»

2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Responding To Pressure, Chrysler Posts Advice On 'Jeep Death Wobble'

Last month, two members of the U.S. House of Representatives urged Chrysler to issue guidance on a phenomenon known as the "Jeep Death Wobble". According to Detroit News, Chrysler has now done just that. The "Death Wobble" has been linked to Jeep Wranglers from 2005-2010 (especially the 2007 model...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
Chrysler Posts Dizzying Profits, But Will Fiat Kill Its Buzz?

Last week, Ford's second-quarter earnings figures proved that the automaker is still going strong, but also showed that Europe's financial woes are hindering Ford's progress. Now, Chrysler has released its own outstanding financial results for April, May, and June, but could Fiat kill the party?...Read More»

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2014 Cadillac CTS Spied, Car Shopping Experience, Speed Traps: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we spied the 2014 Cadillac CTS and 2014 Mazda6. Lexus announced the new 2013 LS will be revealed on July 30. And also, you shouldn't speed through Springdale, Utah. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. We found out why one man sold his...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Dems To Chrysler: Talk To Owners About Jeep Wrangler 'Death Wobble'

Two Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have asked Chrysler to address an issue that hundreds of Jeep Wrangler owners have complained about. The problem is known colloquially as the "Jeep Death Wobble", and according to a report in Detroit News, it's been associated with Wrangler...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
2010 Jeep Wrangler, 2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze Investigated For Engine Fires (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced investigations of the 2010 Jeep Wrangler and the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze. According to official bulletins posted on the NHTSA website, a total of eight fires have been reported in the Wrangler and two in the Cruze. All...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler
2010 Jeep Wranger Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

Chrysler has issued a recall for 2010 models of its popular Jeep Wrangler. At issue is a flaw in the design of the skid plate that protects the transmission, which could ultimately result in a fire. The Jeep recall affects 67,872 Wranglers equipped with automatic transmissions. According to a...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza, Chevy Avalanche, Ford Mustang Make 'Top Picks' List

Consumer Reports regularly ranks cars on factors like reliability and bang for the buck. The company recently crunched all the data collected on 2012 models, and now it's announced a list of ten Top Picks for the year. In compiling its rankings, Consumer Reports looked at three factors...Read More»

Jeep Arctic Yeti Dig
Win A Trip To The Winter X Games & A Shot At A 2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic Edition

If you like extreme winter sports and extreme-weather vehicles, Jeep has launched a contest that could be just your speed. From now through January 19, Jeep is hosting a sweepstakes that could send you to the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado and give you a shot at winning a brand-new 2012 Jeep...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic
2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic & Liberty Arctic Drift Into Showrooms

If you were planning to treat yourself (or someone else) to a Jeep this holiday season, you now have two more options to consider: the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Arctic and the 2012 Jeep Liberty Arctic. Both arrive in showrooms this month. As you might imagine, the Arctic editions allude to the extreme...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive
2012 Jeep Wrangler, Bentley Hybrids, Five-Star Safety: Car News Headlines

Wondering which family cars earn the best safety ratings for 2012? Wonder no more--we have them. [FamilyCarGuide] Signs o' the times: the NHTSA says cities don't have to spend money they don't have, switching out street signs that don't need it. [TheCarConnection] Older drivers are using computers...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive
2012 Jeep Wrangler: How Does It Compare To The Original CJ?

The Jeep Wrangler remains one of the most iconic, uniquely American, and instantly recognizable vehicles. Even those who aren't at all vehicle enthusiasts—or small kids—will be able to point it out as a Jeep. And having such a continuous and consistent design heritage are important...Read More»

Kia Four-Door Sports Sedan Concept
Ford And Toyota Collaborate, 2012 Jeep Wrangler, Kia Concept: Today's Car News

We drive the 2012 Jeep Wrangler. [TheCarConnection] Ford and Toyota are going to collaborate on future hybrid development for rear-wheel drive vehicles. [GreenCarReports] The national "Drive Sober Or Get Pulled Over" campaign runs from August 19 through September 5. [FamilyCarGuide] We unravel...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler - First Drive
2012 Jeep Wrangler: First Drive

Oregon's Coast Range doesn't get very high, but near the top its peaks and ridgelines are so steep and boulder-strewn that all the highways and paved roads follow lower passes. Yep, to get to the great viewpoints, you either have to huff it, or you need a serious off-roader—like a Jeep. This...Read More»

The Xplore Rescue Series Jeep Wrangler. Image: Xplore
Park Rangers Getting "Professional Series" Jeep Wranglers

Xplore is best known for their work in building off-road ready vehicles for Jeep and Toyota dealers, as well as their support of the National Park Foundation. Each Xplore Adventure Series vehicle purchased includes a one-year pass to America’s national parks and monuments, as well as a...Read More»

Jeep JK-8 Independence pickup conversion package
You Still Can't Buy A Jeep Wrangler Pickup, But You Can Build One

If you were eyeing the Jeep JK-8 Pickup shown at this year’s Moab Jeep Safari with lust in your heart, we’ve got some good news for you. No, you can’t head on down to your local Jeep dealer and buy one, but if you own a Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (the four-door, long wheelbase...Read More»

2011 Dodge Journey R/T
2011 Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler Vehicles Recalled For Steering Issue

Chrysler is recalling over 11,000 vehicles, from more than ten model lines, for a suspected safety flaw related to the steering. According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), some vehicles may have been assembled with an incorrectly installed...Read More»

2007 Jeep Wrangler X
Jeep Wrangler Airbag Issue Prompts NHTSA Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is following up on 29 consumer complaints relating to airbag issues on 2007 and 2008 model year Jeep Wranglers. Affected by the investigation are: 2007 – 2008 Jeep Wrangler 4x2 two-door models 2007 – 2008 Jeep Wrangler 4x4 two-door...Read More»

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