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MINI posts strongest residual values

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A new study by residual values experts Glass’ has revealed that MINI vehicles hold more of their value than any other brand, good news for the contract hire market. Industry leading average depreciation of just 16.4 per cent for MINI customers, potentially saving thousands of pounds for consumers, businesses and fleets. Out of 34 car manufacturers, MINI boosts up to 10 depreciation percentage points less on their vehicles per year when compared with the worst performing brands. Andrew Jackson, ...

Author: Richard Lawton, Apr 23 2014
Category Links: MINI

New ‘baby’ Jeep unveiled

Jeep announced the arrival of its new Cherokee well in advance of Geneva, but the new ‘baby’ Jeep was kept under wraps. All we saw of the car was a few spy shots of heavily-disguised test mules, and we weren’t even sure of the name. Today, though, Jeep showed off the new car at the Geneva Motor Show...

Author: James Fossdyke, Mar 04 2014
Category Links: Jeep

Jeep takes the wraps off new Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee is now in its fourth generation and, thanks to Fiat’s rescue of the Chrysler group, it promises cleaner, greener engines courtesy of the Italian manufacturer’s engineering know-how. On the outside, Jeep has tried to update the looks while still retaining the car’s trademark feat...

Author: James Fossdyke, Feb 19 2014
Category Links: Jeep, Cherokee

Jeep Wrangler scoops 4x4 of the year title

The Jeep Wrangler has scooped 4x4 Magazine’s 4x4 of the Year award, Hardcore class for the second year running. The award, which goes specifically to the four-door Wrangler, comes from the specialist publication’s panel of expert judges, who put the rugged US-built off-roader above its extremely ca...

Author: Alison Bell, Nov 15 2013
Category Links: Jeep, Wrangler

Jeep Chrysler and NFL enjoy three-peat

Jeep Chrysler UK and the NFL have agreed to extend their partnership of the NFL International Series for a third year. The deal, which includes the American carmaker becoming the Official Car Supplier for the UK events also means the brands will have a major presence at the two International Series ...

Author: Richard Lawton, Sep 13 2013
Category Links: Jeep, Compass

Jeep wrangles with identity issues

While the Jeep name is known throughout the world, not enough people know what a Jeep is, says Luca Ricci, European product manager for Wrangler, Cherokee and Grand Cherokee. People tend to call any 4x4 a Jeep in the same way that they call any vacuum cleaner whether it's a Dyson, Miele or Henry, a...

Author: Faye Sunderland, May 20 2013
Category Links: Jeep

Jeep uses Juventus sponsorship in new ad campaign

Jeep has leveraged its sponsorship with Italian football giants Juventus in its latest print and online advertising campaign. Under the strapline ‘NOTHING CAN STOP THEM’ the new campaign stars the 2013 Jeep Wrangler alongside eight Juve players, including Italian internationals Andrea Pirlo, Gianlui...

Author: Richard Lawton, Feb 18 2013
Category Links: Jeep

Jeep introduces sportier Grand Cherokee, the S-Limited

Jeep is adding to its range of 4x4 vehicles with the new Grand Cherokee ‘Sports Line’ version, the S-Limited. Jeep says the new Grand Cherokee S-Limited will offer all the presence of Jeep’s muscular sports styling, but without the large capacity petrol engines seen in outright performance versions...

Author: Alison Bell, Oct 19 2012
Category Links: Latest News, Jeep

Jeep to adorn Juventus away strip next season

Italian league champions Juventus will have the logo of the iconic Jeep brand on their away strip for the 2012/13 football season. Officially revealed to supporters last Friday, the all-black strip is inspired by the 1941/42 Coppa Italia winning jersey, while the inner neck graphic on the shirt is ...

Author: Richard Lawton, Jun 21 2012
Category Links: Jeep

Jeep backs rider for more wins with Grand Cherokee Overland

Jeep’s relationship with world number one eventer William Fox-Pitt took has taken another gallop forward after the rider won the Rolex Kentucky, putting him in line for a potential Grand Slam – three consecutive four-star event victories in a calendar year. Fox-Pitt, who drives a Jeep Grand Cheroke...

Author: Alison Bell, May 01 2012
Category Links: Latest News, Jeep

Strictly Come Dancing winner swaps the Fiat 500 for a Jeep

Former Strictly Come Dancing winner and actor Tom Chambers has swapped his treasured Fiat 500C for a new Jeep Grand Cherokee after the birth of his son. The 4x4 Limited model was delivered to the New Victoria Theatre, Woking where Tom has been starring in the highly successful dance musical, Top Ha...

Author: Richard Lawton, Mar 23 2012
Category Links: Jeep