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Fiat to end production in Italy - report

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is reportedly planning to end production of Fiat-branded cars at the company's Italian factories, with some model lines being scuttled and others moved overseas to lower cost facilities...

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2004-07 Jeep Cherokee recalled
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2004-07 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the 2004-07 Jeep 'KJ' Cherokee over concerns the rear suspension lower control arms could break. The manufacturer reports that affected vehicles may experience "excessive corrosion" on the rear control arm and, if broken, the vehicle could be harder to control – posing a hazard to drivers...


2018 Jeep Cherokee recalled
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2018 Jeep Cherokee recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the 2018 'KL' Cherokee equipped with the 2.4-litre petrol engine over concerns a faulty fuel tube could cause a leak. According to Jeep, affected vehicles may be fitted with an "incorrectly manufactured" fuel tube, which may result in a fuel leak and "potentially a subsequent engine compartment fire"...


Easter Surfing Safari with Jeep: Video
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Easter Surfing Safari with Jeep: Video

Sponsored by: Jeep Australia. Dom joins forces with Jeep Australia for a look at the World Surf League event at Bells Beach, before heading off on a tour along the Great Ocean Road for a spot of fishing and - of course - surfing.


Easter Surfing Safari with Jeep

Easter Surfing Safari with Jeep

Sponsored by: Jeep Australia. The World War II Jeep rolled off the assembly line in the 1940s, an indestructible workhorse. The 'go anywhere, do anything' mentality has been at the forefront of the Jeep brand ever since. Today, there is no other vehicle that owns adventure quite like Jeep...


Jeep Wrangler Golden Eagle, Freedom coming to Australia
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Jeep Wrangler Golden Eagle, Freedom coming to Australia

Jeep has announced two limited-run JK Wrangler specials for Australia, designed to send the now-replaced off-roader into extinction on a high. A total of 270 units will be offered Down Under – 150 Golden Eagles, and 120 Freedom Editions. What's unique about them? We're getting there..


Jeep Grand Commander debuts in Beijing
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Jeep Grand Commander debuts in Beijing

The Jeep Grand Commander has been officially revealed and detailed for the Chinese market at the Beijing motor show. We've already seen the design of the exterior and interior, but the Grand Commander's public debut also brought new details of the company's first three-row SUV since the Commander of last decade. Jeep has confirmed the 2...


Hennessey reveals 1000hp Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
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Hennessey reveals 1000hp Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk was hardly what you'd call meek, but tuning specialist Hennessey has revealed its version of the Hellcat-powered SUV, complete with a massive 1000 horsepower (745kW)...


Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler join Takata recall
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Chrysler 300, Jeep Wrangler join Takata recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the 2014-15 Chrysler 300 and 2014-16 Jeep Wrangler as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Vehicles affected by this notice are fitted with faulty passenger-side airbags, though are labelled with the less-dangerous 'beta' rating...


2017/18 Jeep Grand Cherokee tow bar kit recalled
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2017/18 Jeep Grand Cherokee tow bar kit recalled

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a recall for the WK Grand Cherokee fitted with a tow bar kit, over fears bolts and washers on the kit could come loose while towing. If the bolts and washers come loose, there's a risk the tow bar could detach while towing, putting drivers and other roads users at risk...


Jeep reveals seven Easter Safari concepts
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Jeep reveals seven Easter Safari concepts

Easter is almost here. Along with eggs, hot-cross buns and family, that means it's time for a glut of concepts from Jeep at its annual Easter Safari in Moab. Along with the usual array of tweaked Wranglers, the Safari will play host to a hotted-up Renegade and reimagined Wagoneer. Check them out, and let us know your favourite in the comments...


Jeep teases concepts for 2018 Easter Safari
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Jeep teases concepts for 2018 Easter Safari

Jeep has teased two of the concepts it plans to show at its annual Easter Safari in Moab, offering a sneak preview at the first pair of worked-over takes on its seventh-generation Wrangler. The concepts are a tie-up with in-house accessories supplier Mopar, and follow in the footsteps of some impressive (and insane) one-offs from the last few years...


2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled
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2017 Jeep Wrangler recalled

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has recalled the 2017 Jeep Wrangler over concerns about the vehicle's brake switches. According to the company, the Malfunction Indicator Lamp will illuminate on cars with the faulty brake switches, accompanied by an audible chime. The car's brake lights will also be illuminated when the problem occurs...


2018 Jeep Compass review: Rockhoppin' in Tassie
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2018 Jeep Compass review: Rockhoppin' in Tassie

The Jeep Compass was once our lowest-scoring car. Can the new 2018 Compass prove it's now on the right path?


Jeep Grand Commander interior revealed
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Jeep Grand Commander interior revealed

The Jeep Grand Commander has now been fully revealed, with the release of pictures detailing the Chinese-market SUV's interior this week. The Grand Commander's two-tone interior looks rather luxurious, with plenty of leather surfaces and wooden-look accents. Up front, there's a large Uconnect touchscreen infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, along with a wood-accented leather steering wheel...


Review Wrap: Five of the best from February
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Review Wrap: Five of the best from February

Missed out on a review this month? Keen to catch up on all the exciting CarAdvice review content from February? We're here for you. Here are five reviews this month that either drew a lot of attention or are simply, in our view, standout stories. 2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium review Everyone’s heard of the Subaru Outback...


Ford Takata airbag recall announced
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Ford Takata airbag recall announced

Ford Australia has today announced details of its recall for vehicles fitted with faulty Takata airbag inflators. As required under the compulsory recall program announced earlier this week, Ford will first contact owners of the oldest affected vehicles before working its way up to newer vehicles with a lesser risk...


2013 Jeep Wrangler and Chrysler 300, 300C join Takata recall
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2013 Jeep Wrangler and Chrysler 300, 300C join Takata recall

Fiat Chrysler has recalled 7464 cars for replacement passenger airbags, as part of the ongoing Takata Airbag scandal. The latest campaign includes Jeep Wranglers and Chrysler 300/300C models sold in 2013, fitted with 'beta' inflators on the passenger side. All the inflators in this recall are classed as ‘beta’ – less dangerous than ‘alpha’ inflators, but still in need of replacement...


2018 Wrangler in the Australian outback: Q&A with off-road boss Bernie Trautmann
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2018 Wrangler in the Australian outback: Q&A with off-road boss Bernie Trautmann

The long-awaited and comprehensively leaked 2018 Jeep Wrangler was finally revealed in November, but it'll be later this year before we see the latest generation of the iconic off-roader in Australian showrooms. When it lands, the 2018 JL Wrangler will have benefited from extensive testing in rugged central Australia, with international engineering heads John Adams and Bernie Trautmann basing themselves out of Alice Springs...


2018 Jeep Compass review
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2018 Jeep Compass review

The Jeep Compass was once our lowest-scoring car. Can the new 2018 Compass prove it's now on the right path?