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Jeep diesel engines could be dead by 2030, petrol V8s on borrowed time

Jeep has made clear its plans to accelerate its rollout of hybrid and electric vehicles over the next decade – but the end for V8 engines and diesel fuel in Jeep vehicles might not be as far away as initially anticipated...

Jeep to be hybrid and electric vehicle "leader, not follower" in Australia, says company boss

Jeep has outlined its aims to lead the rollout of hybrid and electric vehicles in markets including Australia, despite slow-to-react governments and lagging emissions regulations that have held other car makers back...

Next-gen Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk supercharged V8 axed, though hybrid inline-six possible – report

A next-generation version of the Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk super SUV has been axed, according to new reports – at least with supercharged V8 power under the bonnet. Online publication MoparInsiders quotes insider sources suggesting a second generation of the Grand Cherokee Trackhawk SUV powered by a supercharged V8 has been axed from Jeep's plans, owing to tightening emissions regulations and parent company Stellantis' push towards hybrid and electric vehicles...

V8-powered Jeep Gladiator likely, says top executive

A V8-powered Jeep Gladiator ute is a real possibility, according to a high-ranking executive within the company. This means along with a a 3.6-litre petrol V6 and 3.0-litre turbo-diesel V6, the Jeep’s off-road ute could also score the same 6.4-litre Hemi V8 from the recently-released Wrangler 392...

2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled with powertrain fault

Jeep has recalled 11,632 examples of its Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV in Australia, citing a potential fault with the powertrain. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 June 2013 and 1 January 2019 (Model Years 2014 and 2015). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “In some vehicles the signal from the crankshaft position sensor may fail...

2021 Jeep Gladiator price and specs

2021 Jeep Gladiator pricing and specification Night Eagle variant joins range with black accents Rubicon gains new equipment All models score increased payload ratings The 2021 Jeep Gladiator range has been seen the introduction of a new Night Eagle variant, along with increased payload capacities across multiple models...

Big change coming to Jeep, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Citroen, Peugeot and Ram in Australia

The management of Jeep, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Citroen, Peugeot, and Ram Trucks in Australia is about to come under one umbrella even though the multinational brands are handled by different importers. In January this year, the European Commission approved the merger of two giant automotive groups – FCA which included Jeep, Fiat, Alfa Romeo and Ram, and PSA which included the struggling French sister brands Peugeot and Citroen and ex-General Motors German brand Opel...

Electric encyclopaedia: Every car brand's electric vehicle plans – Part Two: Genesis to Maserati

It's safe to say the automotive industry is currently undergoing the greatest shift since its very inception, with electrification and autonomy widely agreed to form the basis of the future of the new-car market. It can seem almost daily that a major car maker unveils a new electric vehicle, or announces plans to go all-electric in the coming years and decades – so often so that it can be a challenge to keep track of and stay on top of every brand's plans...

2021 Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler Unlimited 80th Anniversary Special Edition prices and specs

Jeep is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a run of special edition Wrangler Unlimited, Grand Cherokee and Cherokee model variants. Stock will be available in Jeep dealerships from May 2021, and will be limited to 160 Wrangler Unlimited and Grand Cherokee models each, along with 80 Cherokees...

Mahindra capitulates in Jeep court case in Australia, agrees to not import copycat 4WD

EXCLUSIVE The Mahindra Thar four-wheel-drive – a Jeep Wrangler look-a-like – has effectively been banned from being sold in Australia in its current guise. Indian car giant Mahindra has given an undertaking to the Federal Court of Australia to not import the copycat version of the Jeep Wrangler...

Stellantis won’t cull brand line-up until at least 2031, according to CEO

Stellantis – an Amsterdam-based conglomerate comprising the 14 former FCA and PSA marques – has given its subsidiaries 10 years each to prove their viability, according to CEO Carlos Tavares. This is despite persistent rumours Chrysler, Lancia, Alfa Romeo and Vauxhall (among others) could be set for the chopping block as part of a wider plan to reduce operating costs and streamline marketing...