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A Patriotic Patriot Debuts
by Betty Newman
November 12, 2012 12:16 PM
Okay, today’s the day! You know how you keep telling yourself that about so many things?
Well, today IS the day for action if you want to hit the road this winter in a new Jeep® Patriot Freedom Edition.
Like the Jeep Wrangler Freedom Edition, which customers gobbled up almost as soon as it hit dealer showrooms, the Jeep Patriot Freedom Edition is “ a tribute to the brave men and women who have served , while acknowledging the Jeep brand’s renowned military history,” said Jeep Brand President/CEO Mike Manley.
Ram, Jeep Brands Lead Chrysler Group's U.S. February Sales Growth
March 2, 2011 9:47 AM
Spurred by Ram and Jeep® brands, Chrysler Group saw another month of year-over-year sales growth during February in the U.S.
February marked the 11th consecutive month of year-over-year sales increase with a 13% sales increase, topping out at 95,102 units.
In taking a look at the overall U.S. new vehicle sales market (link will open an Excel file) -- data courtesy of Autodata Corp. -- Chrysler Group came in as the #5 automaker with 9.6% of sales in February 2011. That's about 3000 vehicles shy of the #4 auto OEM, and about 3000 vehicles north...
Jeep Thrills in Chicago
by Ed Garsten
February 15, 2011 1:51 PM
Why is Jeep® Brand CEO Mike Manley a happy guy? Why not? The 2011 Grand Cherokee is flying out of showrooms, the all-new Compass is starting to take off, the Jeep test track at the Chicago Auto Show is better than ever and the brand is celebrating its 70th anniversary with special edition models.
We caught up with MIke during media previews at this year's Chicago Auto Show and he took us through the entire Jeep story.
NAIAS 2011: Jeep Reflects 'American Spirit'
January 10, 2011 6:09 PM
As with the Chrysler Brand news conference earlier in the day, Jeep® Brand President/CEO Mike Manley reflected back on the recent uncertainty of Chrysler Group -- while also looking forward during the North American Auto Show news conference.
"Jeep Brand has a significant role to play with Chrysler Group...it reflects the American spirit...and being all you can be to the fullest extent of your abilities."
During the Nov. 4, 2009, Chrysler Group business plan presentation, Manley said he pledged to renew or refresh every vehicle in the lineup. Before detailing the changes, he looked back on the 2010 sales for Jeep -- what...
Chrysler Group Improves in IIHS Top Safety Picks
December 22, 2010 8:42 AM
Five Chrysler Group 2011 vehicles made the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Picks for 2011 -- up from four 2010 models last year, and up from two of the 2009 models. In all, the IIHS named 66 vehicles as Top Safety Picks.
The Dodge Avenger and Dodge Journey each were name IIHS Top Safety Picks -- for the third straight year. The Avenger is made at our Sterling Heights (MI) Assembly Plant, while the Journey is made at our Toluca (Mexico) Assembly Plant.
The Jeep® Patriot (with...