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Detroit Auto Workers Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine To Stimulate Economy

Auto workers employed by the Big Three who live or work in Detroit, Michigan are now eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccines, The Detroit Free Press reports. The goal here is to get these workers back on the job producing cars to begin further stimulating the American economy, which has taken a serious hit due […]

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The New Jeep Wagoneer Reportedly Boasts An Amazon Fire TV

While we won’t know specifics about the new 2022 Jeep Wagoneer until its official launch on March 11, 2021, Autoweek has reported we can expect one thing: Amazon Fire TV screens integrated into the Uconnect infotainment system.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Bought This 275,000-Mile Fancy Toyota Land Cruiser (Lexus LX470) Sight Unseen For A 5,000-Mile Road Trip

I foolishly bought a Willys Jeep in Washington, 2,200 miles away from my Michigan home. To retrieve the dilapidated machine, I’ll need a tow vehicle, and since none of my Jeeps have the towing capacity (or reliability) to handle such an endeavor, I bought a fancy Toyota Land Cruiser. A really high mileage one. Sight…Read more… […]

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I Bought This 275,000-Mile Fancy Toyota Land Cruiser (Lexus LX470) Sight Unseen For A 5,000-Mile Road Trip

I foolishly bought a Willys Jeep in Washington, 2,200 miles away from my Michigan home. To retrieve the dilapidated machine, I’ll need a tow vehicle, and since none of my Jeeps have the towing capacity (or reliability) to handle such an endeavor, I bought a fancy Toyota Land Cruiser. A really high mileage one. Sight…Read more… […]

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Stellantis Is Still Mulling Over Changing The Jeep Cherokee Name

According to a post on Road Show, discussions between Jeep and the Cherokee Nation over the use of the Cherokee name on vehicles took a hopeful turn Wednesday after Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares weighed in during an interview with the Wall Street Journal. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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How All-Wheel Drive Works: A Ridiculously Detailed Technical Explainer

All-wheel drive and four-wheel drive may seem like simple concepts, but in reality, there are dozens of widely different systems out there, and a lot of confusion in marketing material and in “common knowledge.” The dead of winter seems like the perfect time for me to publish this ridiculously deep-dive on the…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Peugeot-Based Baby Jeep Is Coming Next Year: Report

When Fiat merged with Chrysler 12 long years ago, I was very much looking forward to the Jeep-ified version of the Panda. Back then, in the throes of the Great Recession while every automaker was downsizing, the prospect of a cute, compact Jeep, based on the all-wheel-drive Panda Cross, seemed inevitable. Remember,…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Animal Feces, Doors Falling Off, Huge Rust Holes: Here’s Everything Wrong With David Tracy’s $1500 Jeep FC

David Tracy’s FC-170 will be full of batteries and an electric motor someday, but its current state is what an optimist would call a glass half full — of rodent droppings, urine and bird nests. With most of its doors literally falling off and windows cracked, the Jeep is mostly crap, literally and figuratively, and…Read […]

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Here Are Your New Name Suggestions For The Jeep Cherokee

Recently, the Cherokee Nation entered into a discussion with Jeep about the brand’s use of Cherokee in its lineup. After all these years, they pretty much told Jeep they have a problem with them using the Cherokee name. Jeep responded with the usual corporate answer of saying everything and nothing at the same time.…Read more… […]

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Here Are Your New Name Suggestions For The Jeep Cherokee

Recently, the Cherokee Nation entered into a discussion with Jeep about the brand’s use of Cherokee in its lineup. After all these years, they pretty much told Jeep they have a problem with them using the Cherokee name. Jeep responded with the usual corporate answer of saying everything and nothing at the same time.…Read more… […]

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All-New 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L Starts At $36,995

Brand new for 2021, the Grand Cherokee finally gains a third row after all these years and with that row adds an L to the model name. Jeep released pricing for that version today. While the build-and-price tool isn’t up on the site yet, Jeep has outlined some of the options for all the trim […]

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The Western Flyer Is A Streamlined RV By The Man Who Designed The Wienermobile

Brooks Stevens has his name on a lot of vehicle designs throughout history. Stevens designed such greats as the Jeep Wagoneer, a bonkers car that turned into a boat and yes, the Wienermobile. Perhaps lesser known is his work designing vans and motorhomes like this modified 1941 Western Flyer.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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What Should The Jeep Cherokee’s New Name Be?

The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation last week, said that Jeep should change the name of the Cherokee to something else. He believes that it’s time for sports teams and corporations to retire the use of Native American names. With that in mind, what name should Jeep choose to replace Cherokee?Read more… Continue Reading […]

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What Should The Jeep Cherokee’s New Name Be?

The principal chief of the Cherokee Nation last week, said that Jeep should change the name of the Cherokee to something else. He believes that it’s time for sports teams and corporations to retire the use of Native American names. With that in mind, what name should Jeep choose to replace Cherokee?Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Jeep Responds To The Cherokee Nation With A Really Bad Non-Answer

The disagreement between Jeep and the Cherokee Nation over the use of the Cherokee nameplate for its SUVs is far from over.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Old Way To Plug A Motorcycle Tire Puncture Is Still One Of The Best Ways

It sucks having a motorcycle tire punctured on the highway or a trail. A tire plug can get you back on the road long enough to get to a shop, but what type of plug works best? As YouTube channel FortNine found out, the old way is still one of the best ways.Read more… Continue […]

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Why This ‘Holy Grail’ Jeep Grand Cherokee Is So Rare And Why I Bought It Sight Unseen From 2000 Miles Away

In Reno, Nevada sits a Jeep so rare that I’m certain it’s the only one of its kind remaining. Not only is the vehicle outfitted with a manual transmission, making it one of roughly 1,500 “holy grail” Jeeps  ever built, but it’s also missing the big plastic, questionable-looking door cladding found on 99.9 percent of…Read […]

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Jeep Brings Back The Bruce Springsteen Ad That Nobody Asked For

If you were happy that the dreadful Super Bowl ad featuring Bruce Springsteen was pulled, well I have some bad news for you: Jeep has announced that it’s bringing back the ad.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2021 Jeep Wrangler 392 Launch Edition Costs $74,995 But You Won’t Have To Pay That Much For A V8

After years of strange enthusiast dreams that willfully ignored the inherent warnings of physics, the world has finally spawned a production V8-powered Jeep Wrangler. When the 392 Launch Edition arrives next month, it’ll cost you $74,995 to be an early arrival at the V8 launch party. Cheaper trim levels will also be…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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