Jeep Grand Wagoneer
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Friday confirmed a $1 billion investment in its Warren Truck Assembly plant in Michigan to prepare it for production of next-generation Ram Heavy Duty pickups as well as new Jeep flagship SUVs. The plant currently builds the Ram 1500 but will switch to next-generation 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty models in 2020. Next-generation Ram 1500 production, which starts this year, will take place at the nearby Sterling Heights Assembly plant. The current 2500 and 3500 are built at the Saltillo Truck Assembly Plant in Mexico. Under FCA's plans, the Mexican plant will be...
Marchionne confirms body-on frame platform for Jeep Wagoneers, hints at Alfa platform for next Grand Cherokee
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] on Monday confirmed that its planned Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs will be built at its Warren Truck Assembly Plant in Michigan. The plant is where FCA builds the body-on-frame Ram 1500 pickup truck, and FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed that the...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Jeep confirms Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneer and pickup
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] used the 2017 Detroit auto show to make some major product announcements concerning its Jeep brand. First and foremost, FCA confirmed that plans for separate Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer full-size SUVs remained on track. These will be range-topping models...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Jeep's new Wrangler, Grand Wagoneer shown to dealers
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] confirmed in its five-year strategy announcement made in May 2014 that it will launch a new SUV using the Wagoneer name by 2018. We’ve since learned that Jeep is planning both a Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer to help claw back SUV sales lost to luxury...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Jeep’s range-topping Grand Wagoneer could nudge $140k, says CEO
Tired of watching rival brands capitalize on strong demand for luxury SUVs, Jeep is planning to launch new Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer models to take the brand into much loftier pricing territory than we’re used to seeing. Sergio Marchionne, who heads Jeep parent company Fiat Chrysler...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Update: Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer to be standalone models
Update: An earlier version of this story based on incorrect information reported by 'Automotive News' claimed Jeep’s new Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer models would be trim levels of the next-generation Grand Cherokee rather than standalone models. New Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer models...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Jeep plans to launch a large, luxurious SUV to take on the likes of the Cadillac Escalade, Land Rover Range Rover, Lincoln Navigator and Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, according to Sergio Marchionne, the CEO of Jeep parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU]. This will be a new SUV positioned above the Wagoneer that Jeep plans to introduce in 2018, and given the price tags of its intended rivals we could see the new Jeep priced upwards of $100,000 in some trims. A likely name is Grand Wagoneer. “When I see a Range Rover on the street, my blood boils, because we should be able to do a...