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Authorities investigate Jeep Wrangler burned in fireworks fiasco

As declared in The Jeep Wrangler is an American icon, so it’s particularly disappointing to see one that was burned to the ground on the Fourth of July.

Continue Reading Boulevards posted to Twitter by the Montgomery County, Md., Fire and Rescue Service show the aftermath of a blaze caused by a fireworks mishap. The post went viral on automotive media sites this week, including Auto blog and jalapenos.

All fireworks are illegal in Montgomery County and explosive types are prohibited statewide, according to Piringer.

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Continue Reading Blowoff 20 CARS BURNED IN POSSIBLE ARSON ATTACK AT SALT LAKE CITY AIRPORT

The driver of the Jeep Wrangler strikes motorcyclist.

fails to stop.

Ocoee police say Police are searching for a Jeep after it struck a motorcyclist and did not stop early Sunday morning in Ocoee.

According to the Ocoee Police Department.

Police responded to the intersection of Ocoee Apopka Road.

and West Road on reports of a hit-and-run accident involving a motorcycle.

Ocoee police said the suspected vehicle did not stop or call the police for help after the accident.

The suspected vehicle is described as Jeep Wrangler with a lift kit and a blue stripe or blue marking.

Police said the Jeep’s driver stopped for a few seconds.

and then left the scene on West Road toward State Road 429.

April 1991: ’91 Jeep Wrangler vs. ’41 Willys MB

Jeep Wrangler vs 41 Willys MB
Jeep Wrangler

As stated in Share Interstimulus the headline to today’s classic article selection

— “Is Today’s Jeep Still a Jeep?” —

makes crystal clear.

we’ve had a long and uneasy relationship with the ongoing evolution of the descendants of the WWII-era Willys MB.

The only way we can be sure we aren’t is to stack a new Jeep (well, new circa 1991) against the original.

So we lined up a 1991 Wrangler YJ.

and did a nice little comparison with a 1941 Willys MB.

This is much more than a debate around round and rectangular headlights —

This is about the soul of one of America’s favourite vehicles.

Police-Spec Jeep Wrangler Joins Italian Military Ranks
This surveillance vehicle.

which will be used to patrol the beaches of Romagna even touts a machine gun holder.

The Italian Carabinieri — the military force that shoulders police duties — has taken delivery of a special Jeep Wrangler.

It will be used to patrol the beaches of Romagna this summer, providing constant surveillance and quick intervention to protect both locals and vacationers.

More from TheDriveThis law-enforcing Wrangler is powered by a 2.8-litre CRD turbo diesel engine coupled with an automatic transmission.

Besides this newly added Jeep Wrangler.

numerous FCA range models including the Renegade — which is already in service — were also on display at the official ceremony in the Force’s livery, reflecting the long-standing partnership between the FCA Group and Carabinieri.

Jeep Wrangler Looks To Wow Europe.

But Sales Will Be Much Tougher There

This compares with U.S. starting prices of about $30,000, but European prices are after-tax.

In Europe, Jeep is offering a choice of a 2.2 litre 200 hp diesel.

or a 272 hp gasoline motor.

with an eight-speed automatic gearbox, 2 or 4 doors, in Sport, Sahara, or Rubicon trim.

I couldn’t stand driving the old Wrangler but the new one is better in every single way.

British-based IHS Markit analyst Tim Urquhart said Jeep will sell about 10,000 Wranglers a year in Europe, perhaps peaking at around 12,000.

Jeep’s European Wrangler plans are long-range and ambitious.

but won’t survive for long with 25% import tariffs.

Why The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Is A Truly Extraordinary SUV

Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jeep Grand Cherokee

as declared in We were fortunate to put a Grand Cherokee Trackhawk on loan from the automaker through its paces over a week’s testing and found it to be the most extraordinary vehicle we’ve driven this year.

Nonetheless, the Trackhawk starts up and signals its arrival with a rumble and a roar.

As with the Hellcat models.

the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk allows drivers to tune in a more.

or less aggressive attitude via separate driving modes that include selections for driving in snow and for towing.

along with an encoded “valet” selection.

Fortunately, for all its Superman-like abilities.

the Trackhawk easily settles down and becomes Clark Kent when driven passively in polite traffic.

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the rare high-performance vehicle that can serve as a daily driver – and one that can tow a fairly sizable trailer, no less – without much in the way of compromise.

so it’s like owning two disparate types of vehicles in one.

Could There Be a Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk ‘Redeye’ in the Works?

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is, by all means.

one of the most outrageous and fastest vehicles currently in production. 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye.

FCA 2019 Dodge Challenger Hellcat Redeye. Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.

FCA Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk.

Jeep Cherokee tops 2018 American-Made Index

As stated in The Jeep Wrangler has lost the title of most American-made cars to…another Jeep.

Continue Reading BelowThe Jeep Cherokee is tops on this year’s Cars.com American-Made Index.

which takes into consideration where a vehicle is built.

where its parts come from, and how many Americans are employed by its production.

The Wrangler was replaced by an all-new model this year that’s still assembled in Ohio.

but sources more foreign content than the old model.

which was enough to knock it all of the ways out of a top 10 that filled out like this:

Honda Odyssey Honda Ridgeline ford Trisection Reading BelowChevrolet Verthandi Political MDX (non-hybrid)Ford Explorer ford F-150Chevrolet Corvette the Hondas and Acura all share a common platform and are built at facilities in Alabama and Ohio.

the Taurus and Explorer are manufactured in the same Chicago factory and the F-150 is produced at locations in Missouri and Michigan.

The Corvette’s Bowling Green, Ky., plant is one of the few that only builds one model and the Volt is both the sole plug-in vehicle on the list and the only one made in Detroit.

Drone video shows how far Jeep crashed down Big Sur cliff

according to Angela Hernandez miraculously survived a 250-foot plunge down a Big Sur cliff, and a new drone video shot by George Krieger shows just how far her Jeep careened off Highway 1 before it landed in the ocean.

The 23-year-old Oregon woman crawled out of her Jeep.

swam to shore.

and survived seven days alone on the beach.

Photo: Chad Moore, AP Photo: Chelsea Moore, Associated

Press Photo: Chelsea Moore.

Associated Press Photo: AP Photo: Chelsea Moore. AP Photo: Vern Fisher, AP Photo: Vern Fisher, AP Photo: Chad Moore, AP Photo: Chad Moore, AP Photo: Monterey County Sheriff’s Office Photo: Isabel Hernandez /Two campers found her while they were exploring the rugged, isolated stretch of coastline.

I was passing through Big Sur when a small animal stepped onto the road, causing me to swerve and lose control of my vehicle.

I saw nothing but rocks, the ocean, and a cliff that I knew I’d never been able to look over.

Missing Oregon woman whose Jeep plunged Big Sur cliff found alive

Cable snaps as crews try to lift Jeep Big Sur cliff

as declared in Cable snaps as crews try to lift Jeep Big Sur cliff Tow truck operators brought out a huge crane to retrieve AngelaHernandez’s Jeep from the bottom of a 250-foot cliff.

WEBVTT DAN: SIX, RECOVERY EFFORTS ARE UNDERWAY TO GET A CAR OF AN ORGAN WOMAN — OREGON WOMEN. ERIN: SHE SURVIVED BY CREWS WERE ATTEMPTING TO REMOVE HER MANGLED CAR AND GET IT BACK UP A CLIFF. FELIX: TOW TRUCK OPERATORS BROUGHT UP THE HUGE CRANE TO RETRIEVE HER WHITE JEEP PATRIOT. FELIX: CRANE OPERATORS WERE SLOWLY INCHING THE CAR UP.

Sudden CEO Shift Jolts Fiat Chrysler

referring to Fiat Chrysler hadn’t specified the nature of Mr Marchionne’s illness but said earlier this month that he had an operation on his right shoulder.

Fiat Chrysler is spending heavily to catch up on new technologies, such as electric and self-driving vehicles.

Representatives for Fiat Chrysler have denied any intentional wrongdoing.

Under his watch, Fiat Chrysler confounded critics on Wall Street and elsewhere by meeting most debt-reduction and profit targets.

Mr Marchionne had planned to exit Fiat Chrysler next year but stay on as the CEO and chairman of Ferrari NV.

which was spun out in 2016.

Under the new chief, Fiat Chrysler future still more Jeeps, Ram trucks

Under new chief, Fiat Chrysler future still more Jeeps.

Ram trucksDaniel Mears, Detroit News, fileIan Thibodeau and Henry Payne | The Detroit NewsThe British executive who supercharged Jeep and made the most American of brands a worldwide sales leader will rely on that experience to lead all of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

The plan relies heavily on leveraging the Jeep and Ram brands in the U.S.

and around the globe by launching more high-margin SUVs and trucks.

While Marchionne’s plan incorporates the entire Fiat Chrysler lineup, Jeep and Ram are the foundation of the strategy.

That’s led some insiders to joke that Fiat Chrysler should be renamed, Jeep Ram.

By acquiring Chrysler, Marchionne gave Fiat the global scale it needed to survive.

What’s Powering Fiat Chrysler Automobiles?

as declared in Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (NYSE: FCAU) said that its U.S. sales rose 8% in June on strong sales of Jeeps, Ram trucks, and its iconic Dodge muscle cars.

Jeep sales rose 19% in June from a very good year-ago result.

thanks to its three freshest models some of the Jeep numbers are eye-popping.

But the mix of old and new trucks on dealer lots is still selling pretty well:

Sales rose 1% in June, to 43,542. The little Fiat 500 charmed Americans when it first went on sale here.

but these days the charms are falling flat:

Fiat sales fell 36% to just 1,426 last month.

FCA has a lot of new models in the works.

but it’s depending on continued strong Jeep results to get them finished and to market.

Jeep planning on a Grand Wagoneer Hellcat?

Santa Ana Star Casino giving away Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Santa Ana Star Casino giving away Jeep Grand Cherokee.

cash in addition to opening its new hotel this month.

Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel has added some new table games.

Santa Ana has added some action-packed table games.

including baccarat, Super Shot 21, repeater craps, Las Vegas stud, and Super Shot three-card poker.

One lucky winner will drive away in a fully loaded 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Retire for the night at the new hotel, which features 204 luxurious rooms.

including 28 suites and two pet-friendly rooms.

For more information on Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel, call 867-0000 or visit santaanastar.com.

Is Jeep Working On a Hellcat-Powered Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk?

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We first heard of the return of the Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer just over two years ago.

but since then, further details have been scarce.

Puzzlingly, it also refers to a model called the “Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk.

” which, according to the document, dates back to April and May of 2017.

Advertisement – Continue Reading BelowThe transmission code listed for the Grand Wagoneer Trackhawk is ZF-8HP95X.

which denotes a high-torque variant of the 8HP.

No other variants of the Wagoneer or Grand Wagoneer are listed in the ZF document.

When reached by Road & Track, an FCA spokesperson denied knowledge of any plans for a Hellcat-powered Grand Wagoneer.

Police-Spec Jeep Wrangler Joins Italian Military Ranks

referring to This surveillance vehicle which will be used to patrol the beaches of Romagna even touts a machine gun holder.

The Italian Carabinieri:

the military force that shoulders police duties.

has taken delivery of a special Jeep Wrangler.

It will be used to patrol the beaches of Romagna this summer.

providing constant surveillance and quick intervention to protect both locals and vacationers.

More from TheDriveThis law-enforcing Wrangler is powered by a 2.8-litre CRD turbo diesel engine coupled with an automatic transmission.

Besides this newly-added Jeep Wrangler.

a large number of FCA range models including the Renegade.

which is already in service were also on display at the official ceremony in the Force’s livery.

reflecting the long-standing partnership between the FCA Group and Carabinieri.

Jeep Wrangler Looks To Wow Europe.

But Sales Will Be Much Tougher There

This compares with U.S. starting prices of about $30,000.

but European prices are after-tax. In Europe.

Jeep is offering a choice of a 2.2 litre 200 hp diesel.

or a 272 hp gasoline motor.

with an eight-speed automatic gearbox, 2 or 4 doors.

in Sport, Sahara, or Rubicon trim.

I couldn’t stand driving the old Wrangler but the new one is better in every single way.

British-based IHS Markit analyst Tim Urquhart said Jeep will sell about 10,000 Wranglers a year in Europe.

perhaps peaking at around 12,000.

Jeep’s European Wrangler plans are long-range and ambitious.

but won’t survive for long with 25% import tariffs.

This May Be the Reason Why 2.0-liter Jeep Wrangler JLs Caught Fire at a Storage Lot

as informed in In May 2018.

20 brand new Jeep Wrangler JL Unlimited models caught fire in a factory parking lot in Toledo.

OH.

Jeep’s combination of turbocharging and electrification produces 270 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque with the new 2.0-litre engine.

The EPA estimates 23 MPG city

25 MPG highway, for a combined rating of 24 MPG (on the two-door).

To see what we think of this new, slightly combustible powerplant.

and hear about the rest of the options available on the Wrangler JL, be sure to check out the video below.

where we give you a comprehensive buyer’s guide on the Jeep Wrangler JL. Subscribe to The Fast Lane Car and TFLnow for more news, views, and real-world Jeep Wrangler reviews.

Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Burned To The Ground By Independence Day Fireworks

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best Jeep Wrangler

Photo by: Montgomery County (MD) Fire & Rescue suffusive-road vehicles and fireworks are two things that bring great fun to our lives.

Mixing the two, though, can be a questionable move.

as a Jeep Wrangler driver in Maryland celebrating the 4th of July learned the hard way.

the Chief Spokesperson

Pete Piringer, the Chief Spokesperson for the Montgomery County, Maryland Fire, and Rescue Service tweeted a few photos yesterday showing a Jeep Wrangler TJ (the generation from 1997 to 2006) burned to the ground.

The tweet estimates damages of over $5,000.

which is fair to say because even a shitbox Jeep Wrangler TJ costs that much.

Though it’s still depressing to see what appears to be the most capable version of the Jeep Wrangler TJ, the Rubicon trim (based on the wheels, rocker guards, and what appears to be like a melted decal on the side of the hood) burned to a crisp.

The driver of the Jeep Wrangler strikes motorcyclist, fails to stop, Ocoee police say

Police are searching for a Jeep after it struck a motorcyclist and did not stop early Sunday morning in Ocoee.

according to the Ocoee Police Department.

Police responded to the intersection of Ocoee Apopka Road.

and West Road on reports of a hit-and-run accident involving a motorcycle.

Ocoee police said the suspected vehicle did not stop or call the police for help after the accident.

The suspected vehicle is described as Jeep Wrangler with a lift kit.

and a blue stripe or blue marking.

Police said the Jeep’s driver stopped for a few seconds.

and then left the scene on West Road toward State Road 429.

Jeep Wrangler Transformed into Beach Patrol Vehicle

It’s no Lamborghini cop car.

but this Jeep Wrangler looks more fun than your average law enforcement vehicle.

The automaker has presented the Italian Carabinieri with a custom Wrangler that will patrol the beaches of Romagna, Italy, this summer.

Other upgrades include a flashing light, siren with telescoping mounting, machine gun holder, portable radio, and two signalling disc holders.

Fiat Chrysler presented the vehicle to the Italian Carabinieri during a ceremony in Rome.

Keeping people safe during the busy summer season.

the Wrangler will patrol an 18-mile area of the Romagna Riviera that includes popular resorts.

Fiat Chrysler picks Jeep executive to replace ailing CEO

as declared in Fiat Chrysler Automobile announced Saturday that CEO Sergio Marchionne’s health had suddenly deteriorated following surgery and that its board of directors had chosen Jeep executive Mike Manley to replace him.

Manley, 54, had been heading the Jeep brand since June 2009 and the Ram brand from October 2015.

Fiat Chrysler said in a statement that due to his deteriorating health Marchionne

“will be unable to return to work.”

Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand, is seen at the North American International Auto Show, in Detroit, on Jan. 15, 2018.

In early June, Marchionne made his last major presentation as CEO of Fiat Chrysler.

Fiat Chrysler Taps Jeep Boss As CEO To Succeed Ailing Sergio Marchionne, Accelerating Transition

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles named Mike Manley.

the architect behind its wildly successful Jeep brand.

to replace Sergio Marchionne as chief executive Saturday.

after an emergency board meeting triggered by unexpected health issues facing Marchionne.

In a statement, the company announced “with profound sorrow that during the course of this week unexpected complications arose while Mr Marchionne was recovering from surgery and that these have worsened significantly in recent hours.

As a consequence, Mr Marchionne will be unable to return to work.”Manley will be elected to the board of directors of FCA at a special shareholder meeting in the coming days.

FCA will proceed with the implementation of a five-year business plan that Marchionne and his team, including Manley.

presented on June 1. Manley, 54, a native of England.

has headed Jeep since 2009.

overseeing an extraordinary period of international growth during that time.

Fiat Chrysler replaces ailing CEO Marchionne with Jeep Wrangler unit boss

Fiat
Fiat Chrysler

according to Market PulseFiat.

Chrysler replaces ailing CEO Marchionne with Jeep unit bossFiat Chrysler fcau-1.08% it:fca-2.31% CEO Sergio Marchionne said to be suffering from serious postsurgical complications.

is being replaced at the Italian-American company’s helm by Mike Manley.

Manley, who heads the company’s Jeep and Ram operations.

is 54 and British-born, according to a Crain’s Detroit Business report.

The charismatic 66-year-old Marchionne, born in Italy and raised in part in Canada.

became chief executive of Fiat in 2004.

several years before the Turin, Italy, the company joined forces with the Detroit-based Chrysler.

Fiat Chrysler Chairman John Elkann, scion of the Agnelli industrial empire that began with Fiat’s founding.

said in a statement emailed to MarketWatch that the turn in Marchionne’s health.

and the need to enact a succession plan had been

“unthinkable until a few hours ago.”

See the original version of this story

Drone video shows how far Jeep crashed down Big Sur cliff.

As stated in Angela Hernandez miraculously survived a 250-foot plunge down a Big Sur cliff.

and a new drone video shot by George Krieger shows just how far her Jeep careened off Highway 1.

before it landed in the ocean.

(Watch in the video player above)

The 23-year-old Oregon woman crawled out of her Jeep.

swam to shore, and survived seven days alone on the beach.

Angela HernandezKrieger’s video shows the Jeep is still in the ocean.

I was passing through Big Sur when a small animal stepped onto the road.

causing me to swerve and lose control of my vehicle. I saw nothing but rocks, the ocean.

and a cliff that I knew I’d never been able to look over.

Missing Oregon woman whose Jeep plunged down Big Sur cliff found alive

Cable snaps as crews try to lift Jeep Wrangler up Big Sur cliff

as mentioned in Cable snaps as crews try to lift the Jeep up Big Sur cliff Tow truck operators brought out a huge crane to retrieve AngelaHernandez’s Jeep from the bottom of a 250-foot cliff.

WEBVTT DAN: SIX, RECOVERY EFFORTS ARE UNDERWAY TO GET A CAR OF AN ORGAN WOMAN — OREGON WOMEN.

ERIN: SHE SURVIVED BY CREWS WERE ATTEMPTING TO REMOVE HER MANGLED CAR AND GET IT BACK UP A CLIFF. FELIX: TOW TRUCK OPERATORS BROUGHT UP THE HUGE CRANE TO RETRIEVE HER WHITE JEEP PATRIOT. FELIX: CRANE OPERATORS WERE SLOWLY INCHING THE CAR UP.

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