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.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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.  Read the rest of this entry >>

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Jeep Joins Forces With AM General

Gladiator XMT Miami Lakes Jeep

Jeep has teamed up with an unlikely ally to build a new war machine. AM General and Jeep united to create a military-spec variant of the all-new Jeep Gladiator, calling it “Gladiator XMT” for Extreme Military-Grade Truck. As the company behind the Humvee, Indiana-based AM General knows a thing or two about military vehicles. Just like Jeep, AM General traces its history back to World War II as a company that started off making military vehicles and eventually spawned civilian vehicles like the Wrangler and Hummer. Funnily enough, both brands are actually descendants of Kaiser Jeep, so the fact that they’ve now joined one another is like a big reunion of the two brands.  Read the rest of this entry >>