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FCA confirms Jeep Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer, Pickup Truck and US$1 billion investment in US production facilities

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) US has confirmed several upcoming Jeep models along with a US$1 billion ($1.37 billion) investment into its Michigan and Ohio production facilities...

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Jeep Grand Wagoneer could be delayed by cash, factory problems - report
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Jeep Grand Wagoneer could be delayed by cash, factory problems - report

Development of the new Jeep Grand Wagoneer has reportedly stalled, with the company said to be refocusing its efforts on more important models. Supplier sources have told Automotive News' Fiat Chrysler (FCA) correspondent that development Grand Wagoneer has been put on hold. Many believe that the new Grand Wagoneer, as currently envisioned, will share its platform with the next-generation Grand Cherokee...


Jeep Grand Wagoneer Australian decision imminent
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Jeep Grand Wagoneer Australian decision imminent

FCA is in the process of finalising its decision on a right-hand-drive version of its yet-to-be-released flagship Jeep Grand Wagoneer SUV, due to for release in 2019. The huge Jeep Grand Wagoneer was confirmed as part of FCA's five-year plan in 2014. It is expected to sport three rows of seats and offer a much higher level of interior fit and finish...


2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer will be high-spec trim level of next Grand Cherokee
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2019 Jeep Grand Wagoneer will be high-spec trim level of next Grand Cherokee

The new Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are unlikely to be distinct models in the brand's future lineup. Instead, the names look set to be revived on high-end trim lines for the next-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee. Mike Manley, head of the Jeep brand, hinted as much in a chat with Automotive News overnight...


Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart to be axed
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Chrysler 200 and Dodge Dart to be axed

The Chrysler 200 and the Dodge Dart are set to be killed off by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles as the brand refocuses its intentions in the US market. The two sedans - which were designed to appeal to budget-conscious buyers - haven't seen the success the company reportedly expected, with chief Sergio Marchionne stating that decreasing fuel prices are seeing sales of larger utility models strengthen...


Jeep developing luxury Range Rover rival, reveals boss
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Jeep developing luxury Range Rover rival, reveals boss

Jeep is currently developing the most luxurious model in its history to compete with premium SUV benchmark Range Rover. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne made the confession to Bloomberg this week, admitting that the iconic American SUV specialist was missing a big opportunity by not having a flagship luxury model to headline its range...


Jeep Grand Wagoneer large SUV to push the brand to a new level, says planning executive
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Jeep Grand Wagoneer large SUV to push the brand to a new level, says planning executive

The much-anticipated Jeep Grand Wagoneer large SUV is set to bring with it better practicality in the form of extra seating, but it will also push into a price level previously unknown to the brand, CarAdvice has learned...


Jeep Grand Wagoneer : Seven-seat SUV to fight luxury brands
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Jeep Grand Wagoneer : Seven-seat SUV to fight luxury brands

A new large seven-seat SUV that will be known as the Jeep Grand Wagoneer is set to give the US off-road specialist brand a rival to the European luxury brands. The development of the long-awaited range-topping model that will sit above the Grand Cherokee in the Jeep line-up and offer a three-row, seven-seat layout is progressing according to plan, according to Jeep president and CEO, Mike Manley, who told CarAdvice at the 2014 Paris motor show the Grand Wagoneer will play an important role when it launches in 2018...


Jeep to expand production to six countries; launch new compact SUV, Grand Wagoneer seven-seater
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Jeep to expand production to six countries; launch new compact SUV, Grand Wagoneer seven-seater

The next five years will see Jeep expand its production footprint from one country to six as it seeks to assert itself as the cornerstone of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles around the world. The ambitious plan includes the creation of production facilities in Asia, Europe and Latin America, with the view to more than double sales from 732,000 last year to 1...