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Jeep Compass teased with updates inbound for Europe

Whatever Jeep has planned, it won’t be for the US, just Europe.


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The Jeep Compass is in for some sort of update over in Europe, after the brand’s European colleagues on Thursday teased a YouTube video livestream to do with the crossover. The stream will happen next week.

It’s entirely unclear what the brand has planned for the Compass, because the teaser, embedded below, includes only a very vague shot of the crossover’s grille design. In fact, it looks identical to the current grille pattern. While there could very well be design tweaks, we have an inkling this

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Jeep Wrangler ‘changes’ in the works following crash test tip over

FCA wants a different outcome than this.


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Last week, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety detailed the not-so-great outcome of the 2020 Jeep Wrangler‘s small-overlap crash test, which left the SUV tipped over on its side, the first vehicle ever to do so. According to the safety group, Jeep’s parent automaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, has updates coming to rectify this.

An IIHS representative tells Roadshow in a statement, “FCA has indicated that they’re working on changes to address the partial-rollover outcome that we observed in our driver-side small overlap crash test.” IIHS tested the Wrangler not

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Jeep Wrangler is first vehicle to tip over in small overlap crash test — twice

The redesigned Jeep Wrangler had its date with the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety last week, and let’s just say it didn’t go very well. The IIHS says the Wrangler is the first vehicle to ever tip over during the driver-side small overlap front crash test.

IIHS released its findings following its standard barrage of crash tests on Thursday, and the driver-side small overlap front crash test resulted in the Wrangler actually tipping over not once, but twice. The SUV strikes the barrier at 40 mph and simply turns over on its side before coming to a halt at the

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Ram, Jeep recall 425,000 vehicles for faulty wipers

Wipers are a must-have.


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Ram and Jeep owners may soon receive a recall notice in the mail because the latest hiccup covers a pretty large amount of cars.

In documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration last Thursday, Ram and Jeep’s parent automaker, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, said 425,588 vehicles may house faulty wiper arms. Wiper arms could become loose and leave the windshield wipers inoperable when needed.

The recall affects three models, but a whole lot of them. FCA says the 2019-2020 Ram 1500, 1500 Classic and Jeep Compass are the three vehicles involved. Owners

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