What We Know About the 2022 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

Jeep made waves a few years ago when the brand announced that it would be reviving its Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer nameplates in upcoming three-row SUV models. The original Wagoneer, something more akin to a station wagon than an SUV, ceased production in 1991 after 29 years on the market. According to the late-CEO Sergio Marchionne, the Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer will fill a gap in Jeep’s lineup that’ll directly compete with the likes of the Cadillac Escalade and Lincoln Navigator. Here’s a little of what we know about the upcoming Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer models. Read the rest of this entry >>

2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Joins the Toledo Assembly Line

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) Toledo Assembly Complex welcomed a new member to its assembly line — the innovative 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe, the first plug-in hybrid of its kind. For the first time ever in the history of the iconic Wrangler model buyers will be able to buy the most technologically advanced Wrangler with its zero-emission open air-driving capability, all while dominating the road both on and off the beaten path. Assembly of the 2021 Wrangler 4xe, including its 275-horsepower gasoline engine, 17 kilowatt-hour battery pack, and two electric motors was just integrated into the existing Wrangler assembly line with the addition of two new shifts. More than 3,000 UAW-represented employees at the Toledo North plant in Ohio are responsible for assembly. The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe is destined to land in dealer showrooms in early 2021. Read the rest of this entry >>

Jeep Now Has its Very Own LEGO Technic Model

Jeep and the LEGO Group unveiled their first — and latest — a collaboration with the new LEGO Technic model, a one-of-a-kind Jeep Wrangler Rubicon. Inspired by the real life-size Wrangler, and designed to mimic the iconic design, look, and legendary off-road capabilities, the first-ever Jeep LEGO Technic model is ready to travel down paths unknown and face any epic imaginary adventures.  Read the rest of this entry >>

Jeep’s 4xe Hybrid Technology Marks a Green Shift for the Automaker

“Green” is definitely not a word anyone would associate with the Jeep brand. As Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ (FCA) off-road-oriented SUV brand, Jeep is known more for its off-road prowess and run-of-the-mill engines, but the automaker has a plan to adapt and pivot its reputation. Now that Jeep’s been making an effort to expand its lineup to include plug-in hybrid vehicles, it’s safe to say that the brand is embracing a more eco-conscious future. Jeep’s Global President, Christian Meunier, vowed to expand the reach of the brand’s 4xe hybrid powertrain, grow the brand globally, and reform the automaker’s image as the world’s “greenest SUV brand.” Jeep is currently in the middle of implementing a broad, five-year electrification plan across its lineup that’ll have hybrid and all-electric options by 2022.  Read the rest of this entry >>