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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
Jeep’s solar powered EV charging stations are pretty slick

When Jeep said it was going to make a plug-in hybrid version of the Wrangler, it told that world that it would be installing EV charging stations at key trails to help Jeep owners off-road without fuel. Getting electricity to some trails, even if they have a parking lot, can sometimes be a challenge. With […]

by Chad Kirchner
2/8/2021
Jeep debuting fully-electric Wrangler BEV Concept for Easter Jeep Safari

Prior to the annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, the folks at Jeep build a few concept vehicles to take out and get dirty. Some incredible concepts have debuted, including a few that eventually see production. This year, one of those concepts is expected to be an EV Wrangler. After the Jeep Super Bowl […]

by Chad Kirchner
2/8/2021
22 new or updated hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles coming to market in 2021

Electrification doesn’t mean only more battery-electric vehicles entering the market. They also include hybrids in both plug-in and self-charging flavors. Automakers are rolling hybrids out in droves as part of the industry’s move away from internal combustion engines. Both mainstream and luxury brands all offer hybrids and plug-in hybrids in different flavors, meaning there’s something […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/8/2021
How we’d spec it: 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe

Jeep has launched the configurator of the 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe and we’ve gotten in to create our perfect one. Although we’d prefer a two-door, we’re not mad that the Wrangler 4xe is only offered in the four-door Unlimited. That gives us room for four passengers (or five in a pinch) and the same open-top […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/22/2021
FCA is participating in virtual CES 2021 with a unique interactive experience

With CES going digital this year because of COVID, automakers are finding unique and innovative ways to participate in the event while still staying safe. For FCA, it’s taking advantage of augmented reality and Google’s cloud-streaming technology. There will be three-dimensional product tours. Virtual Brand Ambassadors will work with visitors, guiding them through interactive experiences […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/8/2021
FCA investing $204 million in Poland for electrified vehicle production

FCA’s Tychy, Poland manufacturing plant is about to get a nice infusion of cash thanks to the Italian American automaker’s electrification initiative. According to a new report from Reuters, Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister, Jaroslaw Gowin, announced that FCA is investing 755 million zlotys, which is equivalent to around $204 million, to prepare the facility for […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/30/2020