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Should you get a Level 2 charger for your Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid?

If you’re in the market for a new Jeep Wrangler, you probably have seen the all-new 4xe version of the Sahara and Rubicon. The plug-in hybrid Jeeps represent a paradigm shift for off-roading, and based on our first drive impressions, it’s an excellent bit of kit. In order to take advantage of driving on pure […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/24/2021
Jeep Performance Parts lift kit now available for Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid

Has there ever been a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle that you’d want to put a 2-inch lift on? Maybe the RAV4 PHEV? But now that has changed because you can get the Jeep Wrangler in PHEV trim, and Jeep Performance Parts is ready for those buyers who are ready to lift and put 40s in […]

by Chad Kirchner
4/29/2021
Up close and personal with Jeep’s Electrify America powered trail EV chargers

When Jeep announced the Wrangler 4xe, the company said that they would be installing electric vehicle chargers at popular trail sites across the country. As time progressed, we learned these chargers would be implemented by Electrify America and that they would be solar powered. Now we’ve had a chance to see one up close. At […]

by Chad Kirchner
4/26/2021
2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe first drive review: The best off-road Jeep you can buy today

If you were to accuse Stellantis of only making EV compliance cars in the United States, you wouldn’t be off-base. Former executive Sergio Marchionne famously told the media to not buy the Fiat 500e because he lost $14,000 on every one he sold. But that was then, and this is now. Today, Stellantis is in […]

by Chad Kirchner
4/26/2021
Jeep’s 4xe charging network powered by Electrify America

We’ve known for awhile that Jeep would focus on putting EV chargers at trailheads and popular outdoor spots around the country to support the Wrangler 4xe and future electrified models. We now know that it’ll be done through a partnership with Electrify America. Level 2 charging stations will start appearing at Jeep Badge of Honor […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/26/2021
2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe economy numbers released

There was a time in the not-too-distant past where you could only purchase a Jeep Wrangler with one engine option. Today, that’s a very different story. One of these new engine options is a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder attached to a battery-electric hybrid system. That should be both an efficient and fun off-road tool that you […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/22/2021
Jeep Magneto EV Wrangler electrifying Moab for Easter Jeep Safari

Every year, Jeep builds some crazy concepts to take out to Utah for the annual Easter Jeep Safari. Some of these concepts are wild, never-make-it-to-production one-offs, while others give us an indication on where the brand is heading in the future. This year, one of the concepts is called the Magneto. It’s an all-electric Jeep […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/22/2021
2022 Jeep Wagoneer debuts with mild-hybrid setup, but lacking PHEV tech of prototype at launch

Our friends at Stellantis have finally shown us, and the world, the new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer. What you’ll notice at first glance is how much these vehicles look like the prototype that we peeped last year. It’s an impressive body-on-frame brute that is clearly going after the folks at Cadillac, Lincoln, and maybe […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/11/2021
Alternating Currents: Stellantis needs Peugeot in the U.S. even if it doesn’t know it

The Stellantis merger deal is done, the dust has settled, and the giant international automaker Fiat Chrysler has merged with the giant international automaker Peugeot Société Anonyme. As the job of building cars for the world becomes ever more demanding and expensive, companies need to find economies of scale wherever they exist, and this merger […]

by Bradley Brownell
3/10/2021
Jeep channeling key X-Men villain for EV Easter Jeep Safari concept

Every year, prior to the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Jeep creates a series of concepts to take out to the desert and show off. It’s a chance to let the design team really be creative and in some cases it even gives us a hint at future products. This year we knew that one […]

by Chad Kirchner
3/9/2021