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Today In Social Media: Jeep Kicks Off Nationwide Scavenger Hunt For Three Wrangler Islanders
Today In Social Media: Jeep Kicks Off Nationwide Scavenger Hunt For Three Wrangler Islanders

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about Jeep's "Golden Tiki" hunt at the 2010 New York Auto Show, which ended with Joel Lounds of Bonita Springs, Florida pulling a golden tiki idol from a very large sandbox and driving off in a brand new 2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander. Now, Jeep has launched a...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
An Interview With Mike Manley

NEW YORK--Earlier today I posted an article detailing my chat with Ram President and CEO Fred Diaz. A few minutes after our chat at Chrysler's display at the New York Auto Show, I spoke with Mike Manley, who is the president and CEO of Jeep, as well as the lead executive for international...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 2WD Crew Cab 140.5" Laramie Front Exterior View
Chrysler Announces A New Fleet Of Plug-In Ram Pickups

Yesterday, Chrysler revealed plans to sell an all-electric version of the Fiat 500 in U.S. showrooms. Though the announcement made some people very happy, it wasn't especially groundbreaking: many had assumed a Fiat EV would arrive stateside in the not-so-distant future. Far more surprising was the...Read More»

2010 Moparized Jeep concept sketch
Moparized Concepts Previewed Ahead Of 44th Annual Easter Jeep Safari

Each year in Moab, Utah a gathering of off-road vehicles come to tackle the region's rough terrain as part of the Easter Jeep Safari event that takes part there. The event is now in its 44th year and once again Jeep will be showing off several new stylized concepts, this year grouped under the...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander
Tweet Your Way To The 2010 New York Auto Show And A Jeep Wrangler Islander

The TCC team is ramping up for the 2010 New York Auto Show, and if you play your cards right, you could be, too. Next week, the folks at Jeep will give away five trips to the show, and one of those lucky five will win a brand new 2010 Jeep Wrangler Islander. The contest takes place on Twitter, and...Read More»

2010 Toyota Prius
Frugal Shopper: For Happiness, Don't Sweat The Numbers

Consumer Reports, as part of this week's torrent of announcements from its Annual Auto Issue, named the 2010 Honda Fit and 2010 Toyota Prius the best new-car values of the year. While it so happens we like both of those models very much (and appreciate the Prius' 51-mpg rating), they definitely...Read More»

2010 Jeep Liberty Renegade
2010 Detroit Auto Show: 2010 Jeep Liberty Renegade, Wrangler Islander & Mountain

Jeep will be presenting three new models at next week’s 2010 Detroit Auto Show based around its existing Liberty and Wrangler off-roaders. Coming in for the 2010 model year, the lineup will include the new Liberty Renegade, Wrangler Islander and Wrangler Mountain--each offering their own...Read More»

2009 Chevrolet Aveo5
Chevrolet Aveo The Most Toxic New Car?

Do you avoid drinking out of clear plastic water bottles, using antiperspirants with aluminum, or cooking in non-stick pans? Use a water purifier and ionizer everywhere you go, always buy organic, mind your cold-water fish list, and have your tap water checked yearly? If so, we've found either a...Read More»

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Marchionne Considers Cutting Underperforming Chrysler Models

Sergio Marchionne took the reigns of Chrysler less than a month ago, and already he's showing that life at the new Chrysler/Fiat isn't going to be la dolce vita. Taking advantage of the capital and credibility that come at the start of many corporate tenures, the CEO is making some very bold...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Chrysler-Fiat: We Predict The 2012 Lineup

It's official--Chrysler has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Now the long task of sorting out the good from the bad at the storied automaker, with the added task of joining hand in hand with Italy's Fiat Group to build a new Chrysler with a new range of small cars. You might have...Read More»

2009 Jeep Wrangler
In Jeopardy: Dodge Viper, Charger; Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee

There's a lot more Chrysler news today, and for fans of the company and its brands, most of it isn't good. The worst so far: the Dodge Viper and the Jeep Wrangler may be axed entirely. This comes from a document filed by Robert Manzo, the executive director of Capstone Group, LLC, who's been...Read More»

Detroit Tiger Stadium
10 Cars Detroit Needs to Banish Forever

You can smell the wind of change in the Capitol--that gassy, bloated whiff that means lawmakers are warming up to the possibility of spending billions on a Big Three bailout. The deal's not sealed, though, and if Detroit has any chance for survival, it's time for a big, showy gesture. Showing up in...Read More»

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Dodge EV in Trio of Chrysler Electric Cars for 2010

Not to be outdone in the hot new electric and E-REV segment, Chrysler has announced not one but THREE new Chrysler electric cars that rely solely or predominantly on electric motors for their forward propulsion, according to CNBC--not to mention the expansion of a fourth electric vehicle that's...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Tiguan
IIHS Hands Out "Good" Ratings to Compact Utes

The 2009 Volkswagen Tiguan and Ford Escape, and the 2008 Mitsubishi Outlander and Nissan Rogue, have earned a "good" rating from the insurance industry's crash-testing outfit. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that the quartet of cute-utes gets the top rating for their...Read More»

Ex-Boardie York: Today’s Chryslers “Just Not Attractive”

Chrysler LLC desperately needs help on the product side and in emerging markets if it’s ever going to survive, according to one old auto-industry hand with years of experience in the car business. Jerry York, a former Chrysler and IBM executive who served as Kirk Kerkorian's automotive...Read More»

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2007 Detroit Auto Show Coverage

Detroit Show News 2007 Detroit Auto Show: TCC's Top Picks by TCC Team (1/10/2007)Our editors choose their favorites from Cobo Hall. GM Shows Off Style, Celebs by TCC Team (1/6/2007)Nick Lachey, Jennifer Hudson and Carmen Electra join the General on the pre-Detroit show runway. Lexus Confirms...Read More»

2007 Jeep Trailhawk concept
2007 Jeep Trailhawk Concept

Slideshow: Jeep has released these photos of the upcoming Trailhawk concept. The new concept SUV will be shown for the first time at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January. Jeep says the Trailhawk concept is a cross between the Wrangler and the more upscale Grand...Read More»

2006 Mahindra Scorpio
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part XIII

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Camaro Was Sent Back to Drawing Board The Chevy Camaro concept was undoubtedly one of the stars of the 2006 NAIAS, but it could have looked very different. GM’s product boss Bob Lutz admitted the retro-styled 2+2 had been sent back to the...Read More»

2006 MINI Traveller Detroit concept
2006 Detroit Auto Show, Part VI

2006 Detroit Auto Show Index by TCC Team (1/7/2006) Lincoln Sports New Face, New Outlook The perennial question – what is Lincoln ? – may finally be answered by two concepts unveiled at this year’s North American International Auto Show. The MKS show car intends to show where the troubled...Read More»

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