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Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for 1 Series, 208, Cherokee

European crash-testing authority Euro NCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings for a slew of new models, including the BMW 1 Series, Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208. The third-generation 1 Series's switch to a front-wheel drive architecture didn't affect its ability to maintain a five-star rating against the latest criteria, managing 83 per cent for Adult Occupant Protection, 87 per cent for Child Occupant Protection, 76 per cent for Vulnerable Road User Protection, and 72 per cent for Safety Assist...

Fiat Chrysler fined US$40 million for inflating sales figures

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has settled with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over accusations it inflated sales figures between 2012 and 2016. The Detroit (and Turin) giant will pay US$40 million ($59 million) and has promised to stop the dodgy practices...

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2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit revealed

Jeep has unveiled another Grand Cherokee variant, designed to keep the ageing full-sized SUV fresh amid competition from lower- and higher-priced rivals. The Grand Cherokee is sitting on 2037 registrations to date in 2019, down 30.2 per cent on the same point in 2018...

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2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee Upland on sale from $61,450

Blackhawk, 70th Anniversary, 75th Anniversary, Jet, Night Eagle, S-Limited, S-Overland… Those are just the special editions that have been offered on the current series of Jeep Grand Cherokee, and that’s not even including the ones based on the SRT. It’s time to add another name to that list – the Jeep Grand Cherokee Upland...

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2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee interior design leaked

An interior design document has potentially revealed the cabin of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee. Instagram user thejeep_guy posted an interior design document (below) on his feed. The slightly torn piece of paper contains a small rendered image of the Grand Cherokee's interior in the top left corner. It's not clear how far into the development process this rendering was produced...

The best and worst car brands for servicing: 2019 JD Power report

Former local favourites Ford and Holden are struggling on the sales charts, and things aren't much better at the service desk. Holden (770/1000) scored below the mass market average (788/1000) for customer service satisfaction, narrowly ahead of Jeep (769/1000), while Ford matched the industry average in a consumer satisfaction survey...

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2019 Jeep Cherokee recalled

FCA Australia has issued a recall for the 2019 model-year 'KL' Cherokee over concerns the airbags may not "function as required in a crash". The American SUV specialist reports that certain vehicles may have a "loss of communication between an acceleration sensor and the occupant restraint controller (ORC)"...