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FCA US snapped an 18-month losing streak with March U.S. sales increasing 14 percent to 216,063 cars and light trucks behind the strength of a 45 percent gain in Jeep deliveries.
Jeep came up with seven concept vehicles for the annual trek to the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah.
Fiat Chrysler dealers learned in their make meeting Friday that the long anticipated Jeep Wrangler-based pickup the automaker is working on should be in showrooms by next April.
FCA is recalling more than 270,000 older-model pickups in the United States following a company-issued report that said the bracket in certain vehicles could corrode and cause the fuel tank to sag.
Jeep unleashes new Wrangler, Cherokee ads; VW brand warns of profit roadblocks; Barra meets with EPA, DOT on fuel rules; Aerospace giants push flying cars closer to takeoff.
Jeep has revealed images of the seven-seat Grand Commander SUV, carving out a niche above the Grand Cherokee in size if not in price or performance.
FCA US recorded a 17th consecutive month of declining sales in January, falling 13 percent to 132,803 vehicles.
Jeep's global vehicle sales fell nearly 1 percent last year and are likely to miss a 2 million target set for this year, denting plans to make the brand a global powerhouse.
Auto supplier Hyundai Mobis North America filed a notice with Ohio officials that indicates production of the current Jeep Wrangler, widely known by the two-letter code JK, will cease in early April.
Jeep is looking "very closely" at a possible vehicle smaller than its Renegade, the brand's boss Mike Manley said. A decision on the project could come in June.
Jeep's global vehicle sales fell 1 percent last year and the brand is likely to miss its 2 million target this year, denting Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne's ambition to make the brand a global powerhouse.
Jeep's global sales setback; Ghosn open to AV tech partnership; Uber chief: Profit within 3 years; Well-connected VW Golf?; PSA confirms Atlanta HQ; NADA gets unconventional.
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