Cherokee Nation asks Jeep to ‘retire’ name of SUV

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 04:40:43 +0000

WASHINGTON, D.C.: The Cherokee Nation said Monday it has asked for its tribal name to be removed as a nameplate from Jeep sport utility vehicles and called for a dialogue with the automaker on “cultural appropriateness.” The Native American group’s principal chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. asked Jeep’s parent firm Stellantis “he does not condone” the […]

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Tesla’s Position Among US Auto Brands (Charts)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2021 12:00:49 +0000

On Saturday, I published a new CleanTechnica report showing that US auto sales were down 15% in 2020, whereas Tesla’s US sales were estimated to be up 9%. Only two companies other than Tesla had their US sales increase in 2020 — Volvo and Alfa Romeo, each by 2%. However

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US Auto Sales Down 2,484,375 (15%) In 2020, Tesla Up 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:52:41 +0000

The US auto market took a whipping in 2020. No one knows why. (Oh … yeah … never mind.) Overall, US auto sales were down by 2,592,185, or 15%, last year. Only three automakers saw their year-over-year sales increase from 2019 to

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Jeep & Electrify America Are Having Fun With “Monolith” Marketing

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 05 Dec 2020 08:23:47 +0000

After a mysterious “monolith” shaped piece of metal was found in the Utah desert and mysteriously disappeared, EV companies are getting in on the meme with humorous tweets that help us relax a little during a hard year

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US Tesla Sales Up 22% In 3rd Quarter, US Auto Sales Down 9%

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 03:17:54 +0000

As everyone knows, the automobile industry has been slammed in 2020, including in the United States. Below is a look at third quarter auto sales across the country as well as auto sales in the first three quarters of the year

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US Auto Sales Down By 1.5 Million In 2nd Quarter, Amplifying Long Trends

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2020 04:04:12 +0000

US auto sales, as we all know by now, took a massive hit in the second quarter of 2020. After collecting the sales data of 31 auto brands (almost all of them), I decided to dig in a little deeper — and further back in time — to try to get a better sense of trends and which companies are facing particularly challenging mid- to long-term circumstances

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Jeep Unveils Made-In-Italy PHEV Renegade & Compass Models For Europe

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2020 01:25:39 +0000

Jeep Renegade and Compass plug-in hybridsDeliveries of the Jeep Renegade 4xe and Compass 4xe plug-in hybrids are scheduled to begin in Europe in September. US sales are expected to begin early next year.

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We Hardly Knew Ye: Jeep Set To Cancel 2.0L eTorque Hybrids

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 18:15:57 +0000

It seems like Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) just released its 4-cylinder eTorque mild-hybrid Jeep Wrangler models. Indeed, the 2.0 liter turbocharged eTorque hybrids were new for the 2019 model year, but it seems like they’re the latest products getting the axe in the wake of the COVID-19 economic downturn

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Fossil Automakers Abandon US Monthly Sales Reporting

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:01:07 +0000

Now, 2020 has rolled around and a bunch more automakers have decided to ditch monthly sales reporting. Nissan (& Infiniti), Jaguar Land Rover, and Volkswagen (including Audi, Porsche, etc.) announced the change with press releases. Others didn’t seem to announce it but just stopped publishing the monthly numbers (Mercedes, BMW, and Toyota)

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Suzuki, Jeep, & Volvo May Have Cheated EU Emissions Tests

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 04:18:33 +0000

The Dutch road authority ruled last Thursday that Fiat Chrysler’s Jeep Grand Cherokee and Suzuki’s Vitara diesel models broke emissions rules and if they are not fixed, these automakers will be banned from selling vehicles in Europe. The EU isn’t playing

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