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Jeep® Brand Records Best Year Ever in the EMEA Region

January 19, 2016 In 2015, the Jeep® brand set its all-time sales record in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East, Africa) with 117,620 units sold and volumes up by 55.7 percent in comparison with 2014.

The Jeep® Brand Celebrates 75 Years of Legendary History With Full Lineup of New Special-edition Models

January 6, 2016 Born in 1941, the Jeep® brand in 2016 celebrates 75 years of 4x4 leadership, military history and open-air freedom and adventure. As a tribute to this diamond anniversary celebration, Jeep is creating distinctive 75th Anniversary special-edition models of each vehicle in its lineup.

Jeep History

January 6, 2016 In July 1940, the U.S. military informed automakers that it was looking for a “light reconnaissance vehicle” to replace the Army's motorcycle and modified Ford Model-T vehicles.

Jeep® Historical Vehicle Summary

January 6, 2016 The Willys Quad and the MA were early prototypes that led to the production of the Overland MB. However, the Army, and the world, came to know it as the Jeep®. Willys-Overland would build more than 368,000 vehicles, and under license, Ford Motor Company built some 277,000, for the U.S. Army. 

GAC FCA Celebrates First Jeep® Cherokee to Roll Off Assembly Line in Changsha China 

October 19, 2015 Jeep® Cherokee, the first locally produced sport-utility vehicle (SUV) of GAC Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (GAC FCA), officially rolled off the assembly line today at the company’s Changsha plant. The newly established GAC FCA Automobiles Sales Co., Ltd. will be responsible for sales of the new product.

FCA Announces Management Changes

July 22, 2015 FCA announced today that John Kett, General Manager of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles APAC region, is leaving the organization to pursue other interests. On an interim basis, Mike Manley, Chief Operating Officer, APAC Region and President and CEO Jeep Brand, will assume Kett's responsibilities with the assistance of his other executives in the region, to support the China growth strategy.

GAC FCA Joint Venture Establishes Automotive Sales Company to Support China Growth Strategy

July 16, 2015 Today, GAC Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Co., Ltd. (GFC), the existing joint venture company of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC), announced its intention to form a new wholly owned sales company, GAC Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Sales Co., Ltd.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Invests in Indian Joint Venture; Expands Jeep® Production Footprint

July 1, 2015 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) has announced its intent to invest approximately $280 million in its manufacturing joint venture, Fiat India Automobiles Private Limited, with Tata Motors Limited.

FCA and GAC Announce Major Developments In Joint Venture Project

November 19, 2014 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) and Guangzhou Automobile Industry Group Co., Ltd. (GAC) today announced a preliminary agreement that would expand cooperation and further strengthen the GAC Fiat joint venture, which includes production of a Chrysler brand vehicle in China.

All-new Jeep® Renegade Makes its Latin American Debut at the 2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show

October 29, 2014 The all-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade made its Latin American debut at the 2014 Sao Paulo Motor Show today, expanding the reach of the Jeep brand into this important market.

Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT Red Vapor Makes European Debut at Paris Motor Show 2014

October 2, 2014 The 2014 Paris Motor Show kicks off its two-week run with press days on October 2-3. Making its European debut is the Jeep® Grand Cherokee SRT Red Vapor, a limited edition of the high-performance Grand Cherokee SRT version, the fastest and most powerful Jeep model to ever be made. It features an aggressive look as demonstrated by the 20 in. five-spoke “Goliath” wheels with black chrome finish and the various glossy black “SRT, “Jeep” and “Grand Cherokee” badges.

Chrysler Group Reports Second-Quarter 2014 Net Income of $619 Million

August 6, 2014 Chrysler Group LLC today reported preliminary financial results for the second quarter and first half of 2014, including net income of $619 million for the quarter, up 22 percent from $507 million in the year-ago quarter.

Juventus Soccer Club Faces the Jeep® Brands’ Off-Road Capability in Balocco

May 16, 2014 The Jeep® brand’s legendary 4x4 performance was put to the test today by members of the Juventus soccer team during a day of off-road fun and thrill at the Balocco Proving Grounds in Italy.

Chrysler Group Reports First-quarter 2014 Net Loss of $690 Million Including $1.2 Billion of Unfavorable Infrequent Items; Excluding Infrequent Items, Adjusted Net Income Was $486 Million

May 12, 2014 Chrysler Group LLC today reported preliminary first-quarter 2014 financial results. The Company recorded a net loss of $690 million for the quarter, reflecting the unfavorable effects of two significant infrequent items. Excluding the infrequent items, Adjusted Net Income for the first quarter was $486 million, up from $166 million a year ago.

Jeep® Brand Debuts Four Design Concept Vehicles at the Beijing Motor Show

April 19, 2014 The Jeep® brand introduced four new design concepts at the 2014 Beijing International Motor Show today. The quartet takes Jeep production models and injects them with fresh elements inspired by millennia of Chinese culture and the sense of style, fashion and flash-forward trends found in megacities such as Shanghai and Beijing.

Fiat Group Automobiles, Chrysler Group International and GAC Group Announce Agreement to Produce Jeep Vehicles in China for Chinese Market

April 19, 2014 Fiat Group Automobiles S.p.A., Chrysler Group International LLC and Guangzhou Automobile Group Co., Ltd. (GAC Group) today announced they have reached an agreement to expand the joint venture partnership. According to the agreement, the joint venture, GAC Fiat, will begin localized production of three new Jeep vehicles for the Chinese market, expanding the portfolio of Jeep sport-utility vehicles (SUV) currently available to Chinese consumers as imports.

All-new 2015 Renegade Design: Iconic Jeep® Exterior Styling Elements Paired With a Rugged, Yet Refined Interior

March 4, 2014 The all-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade offers the open-air freedom and iconic styling Jeep is known for in an all-new efficient, trail and urban-friendly size – designed to take the growing global small SUV segment head-on with its beefy proportions and purposeful design elements. Inside, the Renegade features high-quality materials and maximizes versatility and capability through clever, thoughtful storage features and useful technology.

All-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade Combines Best-in-class Off-road Capability With World-class On-road Driving Dynamics

March 4, 2014 Designed and engineered to deliver legendary Jeep® capability, the all-new 2015 Renegade is the first small SUV to use the all-new “small-wide 4x4 architecture.” With its fully independent suspension, Renegade raises the bar in the small SUV segment with best-in-class off-road capability, along with world-class on-road driving dynamics and passenger safety.

Designed for Global Markets: All-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade Offers 16 Powertrain Combinations Globally – Including Segment’s First Nine-speed Automatic Transmission

March 4, 2014 True to the Jeep® brand, the all-new Renegade is the most capable, fuel-efficient and technologically advanced small SUV ever. It can be equipped with up to 16 powertrain combinations – the most ever in a Jeep vehicle – to meet the specific requirements of customers around the world.

All-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade Offers Advanced Technology Features Once Limited to Upper Segment SUVs

March 4, 2014 The all-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade offers a range of communication, entertainment and navigation features and the segment’s largest full-color instrument cluster once found only in higher-segment vehicles, and make them attainable to customers in the growing small SUV segment.

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