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Fiat Chrysler Has To Buy Back 180,000 Ram Trucks In Stinging Gov-Slap

Fiat Chrysler’s slow moving, dangerously ineffective recall finally prompted the Department of Transportation to lay the smack down with a $70 million fine and millions more in other penalties, including an agreement to buy back 200,000 Ram pickups and offer $1,000 extra on certain trade-ins. » 7/27/15 7:24pm Monday 7:24pm

Report: Feds To Hit Fiat Chrysler With Record $105M Fine Over Recalls

Fiat Chrysler has recently drawn the ire of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over “a litany of failures” with millions of vehicle recalls, including older Jeeps linked to fatal fires. According to a Wall Street Journal report, we now know Fiat Chrysler will face penalties from the feds to the tune of… » 7/26/15 10:43am Sunday 10:43am

Here's What Happened When I Cracked Open My 250,000 Mile Jeep Engine

After many miles of faithful service, my Jeep was brought to its knees by three engine mount bolts that decided to break off into the block. I had to break out the ol’ cherry picker. Since the engine was out, I decided to tear into it. Come check out the innards of a 250,000 mile engine.
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Chrysler's Uconnect Vulnerable To Remote Hacking, But Don't Panic Yet 

As more and more cars become mobile, internet-connected appliances, they become more likely targets for remote hacking. Chrysler is hopefully realizing the seriousness of this, as a new Jeep Cherokee has been remotely hacked and pretty severely compromised, according to a story in Wired. But don’t panic just yet. » 7/21/15 1:56pm 7/21/15 1:56pm

To The A-Hole Who Stole This Elderly Man's Beloved Jeep: Seriously?

This 1944 Willys Jeep in classic US military livery was stolen from the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, England where it was parked out front for a show. It belonged to a 73-year-old man who got his hands on it and restored after his father had actually driven it in World War II. » 7/18/15 11:00am 7/18/15 11:00am

The Jeep Cherokee Will Stay Ugly

Jeep announced that it will keep its controversial (bad) styling for the 2016 Cherokee. Jeep’s Mike Manley said, “I think the overall styling, the overall shape, the overall accommodation of that vehicle is spot on. I don’t think that there’s anything that dramatically needs to change with that vehicle going forward.” » 7/05/15 9:27am 7/05/15 9:27am

Report: 707 Horsepower 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Hellcat Is Really Coming

Journalist Joel Feder over at Motor Authority says a 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee “Trackhawk” with the 707 horsepower Hellcat engine, AWD, and a ZF 8-speed automatic is really actually definitely on its way to production. Which would be insane, amazing, and a whole lotta awesome. » 6/18/15 3:28pm 6/18/15 3:28pm

Which Hipster Cliché In This Jeep Ad Do You Want To Slap First?

Ever hear about the ‘punk rock’ episode of that old show about a coroner, Quincy? It’s a cult favorite now because of the ham-fisted way the punk subculture was portrayed, clearly by people who had only the barest of ideas of what it was. This new ad for the Jeep Renegade makes me think we’re at that point now with… » 4/17/15 3:00pm 4/17/15 3:00pm

Hooniverse Garage: 1969 Jeep Wagoneer Intake Gasket Fix

On the first installment of the Hooniverse Garage, we found Tim pulling out the old suspension of his 1969 Jeep Wagoneer to install new bits and have a better ride. Now it's time to address the oil that's seeping from his engine. Today we're taking a look at how to fix the intake gasket. » 4/08/15 12:33pm 4/08/15 12:33pm

Fiat Chrysler Out $150 Million Over Boy's Jeep Grand Cherokee Fire Death

Declaring that Chrysler acted with “reckless or wanton disregard for human life in the design or sale” of the Jeep Grand Cherokee and its fire-prone fuel tank, a Georgia jury on Thursday ordered the automaker to pay $150 million to the family of a 4-year old boy who burned to death in after a crash in 2012. » 4/03/15 4:48pm 4/03/15 4:48pm