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New Dodge Barracuda, Charger, Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee Trackhawk shown to dealers - report

New and previously unseen models from the Dodge, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Fiat and Abarth ranges were reportedly displayed at a dealer meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, earlier this week. Some dealers have informed Automotive News that one of the most popular new models on show was the Dodge Barracuda convertible...

Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee Blackhawk specials launched

The Jeep Cherokee Blackhawk and Jeep Grand Cherokee Blackhawk special editions have arrived in Australia, bringing a host of sinister styling enhancements to the American brand’s top-selling SUVs. The Cherokee gets the Blackhawk treatment for the first time in Australia, while the Grand Cherokee Blackhawk returns for 2015 after previously proving popular with local buyers...

Top 10 biggest sales drops of 2015

What new vehicles have seen the biggest sales drops in 2015 to date? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV or commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, if a brand is struggling to sell one of its volume cars, there's every chance you could get yourself a good deal. Most of the cars on this list are pretty good vehicles...

Jeep Grand Cherokee five-star ANCAP rated

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has retroactively applied the maximum five-star safety rating to all Jeep Grand Cherokee models (bar the SRT8), dating back to March 2013 onwards. The changes factor in a range of upgrades introduced at the US factory from this period that saw the seat design and structure modified to meet crash requirements, thereby upping it from four stars...

Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat confirmed - report

Will it be called the Hellcat? Or the Trackhawk? That's probably the biggest question that remains over a new high-performance version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee following reports that such a model has reportedly been confirmed for production According to US site Motor Authority, the hardcore Jeep Grand Cherokee model falls under the codename Project K, and it will use the same 6...

New Chrysler 300, Jeep Grand Cherokee and other models delayed

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) is delaying the all-new or redesigned versions of some of its most iconic vehicles, such as the Chrysler 300 and Jeep Grand Cherokee as the company moves to shift its resources elsewhere. Sources have informed Reuters that the Italian-American car maker is delaying work on some of its North American-made models as it concentrates on its upcoming relaunch of Alfa Romeo, which is set to get a brand new range of rear-wheel drive vehicles...

Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk will have optional Hellcat engine - report

Reports suggest that the current SRT model will be rebranded as the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk and may have the option of the supercharged Hellcat engine. Late last year, Allpar reported that Fiat Chrysler (FCA) had trademarked the Trackhawk name. Just as the Trailhawk moniker is being used to specify off-roading versions of certain Jeep models, the Trackhawk badge would be used to denote performance-oriented Jeep models...

Fiat Chrysler Australia prices rise as Australian dollar continues dive

The Australian dollar’s continued downward spiral relative to the greenback has forced Fiat Chrysler Australia to raise the price of six models in its stable, delivering increases of up to 4.9 per cent. The price rises, officially introduced in March, affect the Abarth 595, Alfa Romeo MiTo, Dodge Journey, Fiat Freemont, and Jeep Wrangler and Grand Cherokee line-ups, with increases ranging from $500 to $2000...

Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled

A number of current-generation Jeep Grand Cherokees were recalled this week over a potential issue with the fuel pump relay. The recall campaign affects 14,527 Grand Cherokees — 2011 model-year diesel versions, and 2012-13 petrol models. The issue is down to the potential for a failure in the fuel pump relay within the Totally Integrated Power Module - 7 (TIPM-7) electronic control unit...

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Platinum now on sale

The 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Platinum has arrived in Australia, priced from $78,000 plus on-road costs. The new luxury flagship model in the Jeep Grand Cherokee range features a host of "sophisticated exterior styling" highlights, not to mention "premium equipment levels" according to the US off-road specialist brand, which is pitching it as an alternative to luxury German offerings...

Jeep working to improve customer satisfaction

Jeep says it’s working to address its growing customer dissatisfaction in Australia as the number of product recalls reached record levels last year. Jeep issued 14 voluntary safety recalls last year, 11 of which were for the popular Grand Cherokee (six affected the 2014 model). Fiat Chrysler Australia issued 16 recalls in total in 2014...