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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

Passenger ejected from roof of Jeep in north Spokane crash sustains minor injuries

Two were taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a two-car crash in north Spokane that ejected a passenger from a car.

Driver arrested after video shows Jeep plowing into Seattle snowball fight, police say

A woman was arrested in Seattle on Sunday night after video caught her driving into a group of people having a snowball fight, according to police.

Ford Explorer, Jeep Grand Cherokee get worst ratings in crash test

The Ford Explorer and Jeep Grand Cherokee fared worst among midsize SUVs in the latest crash test results from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018

Georgia court rules against Fiat Chrysler in Jeep fire case

Georgia’s highest court on Thursday ruled against Fiat Chrysler, which had appealed a $40 million judgment awarded to the family of a 4-year-old boy who died in a Jeep fire.

Jeep in hot water over ad showing SUV romping through river

The head of one of the nation’s largest fish conservation groups says Fiat Chrysler Super Bowl ads “glorified” the destruction of aquatic habitat in an apparent attempt to appeal to …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017

SUVs are main attraction at L.A. Auto Show

The floor at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show will look a lot like America’s roads: full of SUVs.

UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 21, 2017

Developer Harley Douglass injured, brother-in-law killed in Colorado crash

Travis Bonnett and Harley Douglass plummeted from a cliff in the mountains above Gunnsion, Colorado, about 200 miles southwest of Denver, last week. Bonnett was killed instantly. Douglass is recovering …

UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017

Fiat draws interest in Jeep from Chinese rival amid asset review

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s fast-growing Jeep division has elicited takeover interest from a Chinese rival, the latest sign that the Italian-American company’s businesses may be up for grabs just as …

UPDATED: Mon., June 5, 2017

U.S. probes air bag computer failures in 2012 Jeep Liberty

The U.S. government is investigating complaints that air bag control computers in some Jeep Liberty SUVs can fail, preventing the air bag system from operating properly in a crash.

Clarksville: A Jeep heard around the world and the man tasked with restoring it

The centerpiece of the greatest adventure story you’ve never heard rolled into Spokane on a recent clear Friday morning. The Jeep, a once-red 1966 CJ-5, now faded into the dusty …

Fiat Chrysler loses appeal in Georgia Jeep fire case

A Georgia court has rejected Fiat Chrysler’s appeal of a $40 million award to a family whose child who died in a Jeep fire.

Jeep hackers back at Black Hat with new and scarier method

In front of a packed lecture hall at the Black Hat hacker conference on Thursday in Las Vegas, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek demonstrated how they could take control of …

SUV that rolled, killed ‘Star Trek’ actor is under recall

The SUV that rolled down a driveway and killed “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin was being recalled because the gear shifters have confused drivers, causing the vehicles to roll away …

Fiat Chrysler recalls 500,000 Jeeps; air bags may not work

Fiat Chrysler is recalling about a half-million Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the driver’s air bag may not inflate in a crash.

Lexus, Porsche and Buick are most dependable, study says

Lexus, Porsche and Buick are the most dependable vehicle brands based on the number of problems reported by owners, according to a study released Wednesday by the consulting firm J.D. …

Doug Clark: Family’s ad leads to stolen 63-year-old Jeep’s recovery

The rescue of Runt the Stolen Jeep took place on a north Spokane side street as the Wednesday sun began to set. It was like watching a family reunion.