Jeep Cherokee CRD Is An Overseas Oil-Burning Liberty

First lesson in Jalopnik readership — always have a camera at the ready. Like star tipster and reader Adam, who was quick to take a picture of a manufacturer-plated Jeep near Rochester Road and Big Beaver in Troy, MI earlier this week as he made his way home from a long day of widget-making or sprocket-mending. Adam… » 5/21/08 11:00am 5/21/08 11:00am

BMW Diesel Mild Hybrid X5 Concept Officially Revealed, Officially Has A Silly Name

We've been saying for years the only efficient hybrid with current technology is one mated to a diesel engine, and now it looks like another automaker is jumping into the conceptual fray. Our little news yesterday on the BMW Vision EfficientDynamics X5 — translated from Bruce, that appears to be an X5 outfitted with a… » 2/22/08 9:00am 2/22/08 9:00am

New York Auto Show Preview: 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee

If it's the New York Auto Show, it must be time for new Jeeps. For some odd reason the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid has found New York's the place to show off their new rock-crawlers — last year showing off the new Jeep Patriot and the four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. This year the boys n' girls from … » 4/02/07 10:56am 4/02/07 10:56am

Jeep Cherokee to Get Diesel, Stink up Joint

We knew it would happen (seriously, we did know). Jeep announced today it will offer its Grand Cherokee in delicious diesel flavor. In fact, it'll be Mercedes-Benz's 3.0-liter CRD (common-rail) turbodiesel burner the Europeans have been privy to that will power the SUV in the US. The Chrysler kids are talking about a… » 6/01/06 2:00pm 6/01/06 2:00pm