Jeep Gladiator Earns 2020 North American Truck of the Year Honors

This latest accolade is one for the record books, the all-new Jeep Gladiator earned top honors as the 2020 North American Truck of the Year. No small feat for the midsize pickup considering it won the award its debut year after the Jeep brand experienced a 27-year absence in the segment. The award is often thought to be one of the most prestigious in the automotive world thanks to its diverse panel of 50 automotive journalists from the U.S. and Canada that form the voting body. As the self-appointed most capable midsize truck ever, the Jeep Gladiator is truly one-of-a-kind in a segment filled with clones. [click to continue…]

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Jeep Debuts 4xe Vehicles at CES 2020

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off on January 7th (2020) and is the designated place to be for new products and technologies in the consumer electronics industry. Attendees have the chance to explore three of Jeep’s upcoming plug-in hybrid models: the Jeep Wrangler 4xe, the Jeep Renegade 4xe, and the Jeep Compass 4xe. All three models are scheduled to launch sometime in 2020, but aren’t quite ready to be driven just yet, so Jeep is offering attendees a virtual reality (VR) based test drive instead.  [click to continue…]

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FCA is Making Changes to Its Development Process

Jeep customarily waits about a decade between the generations of its lineup, but if the next revamped models arrive in showrooms sooner, Jeep will have to thank its parent company — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) — for that. It appears that in the midst of its current merge with French automotive giant Peugeot, FCA is looking to reorganize and refine its development process to get updated or new vehicles in showrooms faster. Harald Wester, Chief Technical Officer and executive chairman of Maserati, has been tasked to lead the FCA’s streamlined product development organization project. Mike Manley, the current FCA CEO, mentioned during a conference call with industry insiders that the new plan is designed to help FCA and its brands rapidly adapt to the ever changing automotive technology.  [click to continue…]

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Coming Soon: A Jeep Museum

In the spirit of gifts and giving this holiday season, the non-profit organization ProMedica announced it had something in store that would surely lift the spirits of Jeep enthusiasts. ProMedica announced that there’s an all-new Jeep museum dedicated to the brand’s history in Toledo, Ohio, in the works. Referred to as The Jeep experience, the museum is slated to open in 2022 and will feature a massive display of historic artifacts and other pieces that make up Jeep history in a 56,000 square-foot facility located in Toledo’s downtown area.  [click to continue…]

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2020 Jeep Renegade Named a Top Safety Pick

The 2020 Jeep Renegade is making waves as the only subcompact crossover with a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). Specific features, such as LED projector headlamps with optional high-beam control tech, Forward Collision Warning-Plus, and Automatic Emergency Braking, are part of what helped the 2020 Renegade earn the IIHS distinction. Buyers should note that only Jeep Renegade vehicles manufactured after September of 2019 are qualified Top Safety Pick recipients. [click to continue…]

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The 2020 Wrangler EcoDiesel is Here

Miami Lakes AutoMall EcoDiesel Wrangler

The time has come, the world’s most capable SUV — the Jeep Wrangler — is now available with a diesel powertrain. The 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel is said to be the most fuel-efficient Wrangler variant and it’s also got the highest torque rating. Fuel economy ratings are unavailable for the time being, but Jeep assures its diehard fans that the EcoDiesel Wrangler is set to provide them with the highest driving range on one tank of fuel.  [click to continue…]

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The 2020 Jeep Gladiator Continues to Rack Up the Accolades

Miami Lakes AutoMall Jeep Gladiator Sobre Ruedas

The 2020 Jeep Gladiator took the midsize pickup segment by storm and is often referred to as the “most capable midsize truck ever” by the brand. Sobre Ruedas, a Spanish-language — not to mention leading — radio show just bestowed the “Best Off-Road Vehicle” honors on the all-new Gladiator at the 49th edition of the Miami International Auto Show. Relying on an executive committee to hand out nominations, Sobre Ruedas then relies on a group of industry experts to choose the winners. Sobre Ruedas has a total of 12 categories to award, with an additional top prize — the lucky 13th Sobre Ruedas Vehicle of the Year award.  [click to continue…]

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Jeep Brings the Heat to the Magic City

Jeep is definitely bringing the heat to the Magic City, the brand introduced two new limited-edition production vehicles at the Miami Auto Show. Not only are these two new limited-edition vehicles stunning, but they’re both targeted specifically to local Miami Consumers. Jeep introduced the new Jeep Wrangler and Gladiator “Three O Five” Edition models based on the Sport S trims of each respective model. Only 305 units will be made (255 Wrangler vehicles and 50 Gladiator vehicles) and will feature Miami colors of either orange or white. This occasion also marks the first time that Jeep offers its innovative Sky One-Touch Powertop with its popular Sport S trim.  [click to continue…]

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Jeep to Debut Moparized Wrangler at SEMA 2019

Mopar is ready to take center stage at the 2019 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show with a conceptual off-road Wrangler. The SUV will be customized to the max with a combination of Mopar products and other prototype parts — some that can’t be bought, but some that can. Jeep likely has a special Gladiator to debut at SEMA as well according to experts, but the Wrangler concept is the first to be announced by the brand. Intended to show off some unique features, the Wrangler will be one of the 14 customized vehicles by Mopar on display at this year’s SEMA show.  [click to continue…]

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Jeep Brings the Compass Model to the Melfi Plant

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is not only celebrating 25 years of the Melfi Plant in Europe, it’s also starting to test the next-generation Jeep Compass at the location, along with completing electrification plans at the plant. Thanks to the growing success of the Compass model launched in 2016, Jeep is ready to conquer the European market and is moving production directly to the Italian plant. The plug-in hybrid variant of both the Renegade and Compass models will be manufactured at the Melfi plant is Basilicata, the same plant that’s been responsible for the production of over 7.4 million vehicles since 1994.  [click to continue…]

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