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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. 

Jeep® Renegade Named Car of the Year in Brazil

November 5, 2015 The Jeep® Renegade was named the 2016 Car of the Year in Brazil by Autoesporte magazine (Editora Globo) as part of the most prestigious automotive industry awards in Brazil, which has been hosted annually by the magazine since 1966. The award was presented in a ceremony on Wednesday night at Villa Verico in São Paulo.

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 US Announces Leadership Changes

October 5, 2015 FCA US today announced several leadership team moves in support of changes at the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) Group Executive Council (GEC) level. The moves were made to ensure proper representation of all of FCA’s major brands on the GEC, the highest management level decision making body within the FCA organization.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index World

September 10, 2015 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has once again been included in the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World. The Company received a score of 88/100 compared with an overall average of 60/100 for companies in the Automobiles industry evaluated by RobecoSAM, the specialists in sustainability investment. This result places FCA’s economic, environmental and social performance among the world’s leading companies.

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 US Recognized as Health, Safety and Energy Leader in Automotive Manufacturing

April 27, 2015 FCA US LLC has achieved a significant milestone by having the most manufacturing facilities certified in both OHSAS 18001:2007 and ISO 50001:2011 of any North American automotive company. Thirty-one facilities across the U.S., Canada and Mexico were evaluated in less than 24 months by an accredited, third-party certification body.

Chrysler Group LLC Announces New Company Name: FCA US LLC

December 16, 2014 Chrysler Group LLC, the Auburn Hills, Michigan-based automaker, today announced that it has changed its company name to FCA US LLC. The name change is effective immediately and follows the naming convention of its global parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA), which officially adopted its new name in October when it listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

Windsor Assembly Plant Employees Spread Holiday Cheer as City’s Largest Contributor to 2014 'Sparky’s Toy Drive'

November 20, 2014 Santa Claus and his reindeer won’t be the only provider of toys to boys and girls this year in Windsor-Essex County.  Chrysler Canada’s Windsor Assembly Plant helped kick off the holiday season with five Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans filled with brand new toys valued over $30,000 donated by plant employees for the Windsor Firefighters’ annual “Sparky’s Toy Drive.”

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.

Chrysler Group Reports Third-Quarter 2014 Net Income of $611 Million, Up 32 Percent From a Year Ago

November 5, 2014 Chrysler Group LLC today reported preliminary financial results for the third quarter and the first nine months of 2014, including net income of $611 million for the quarter, up 32 percent from $464 million in the same quarter a year ago.

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.

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.

2015 Jeep® Renegade: Most Capable Small SUV Expands the Brand’s Global Portfolio

March 4, 2014 The all-new 2015 Jeep® Renegade expands the brand’s global vehicle lineup, entering the growing small SUV segment, while staying true to the adventurous lifestyle Jeep is known for.  Renegade delivers a unique combination of best-in-class off-road capability, open-air freedom and convenience, a segment-first nine-speed automatic transmission that contributes to outstanding on-road and off-road driving dynamics, fuel-efficient engines, world-class refinement, and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology offerings.

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