Latest Off-road vehicles Stories
All-new Land Rover Discovery Sport makes first public appearance at Paris Motor Show MERRIAM, Kan., Oct.
Mac Haik Georgetown makes it easy to find a new Jeep in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, Oct.
Great West Chrysler predicts tough decisions to be made EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Oct.
New SUV models arrive at Calgary-area Jeep dealership AIRDRIE, Alberta, Oct.
Mac Haik Georgetown adds 2015 Jeep Cherokee in Austin, Texas to inventory AUSTIN, Texas, Oct.
HERNDON, Va., Oct.
Dealer near Denver, Colorado welcomes all-new Wrangler to inventory DENVER, Oct.
BRV-O Successfully Transitions into U.S. Government Limited User Testing Highlighting Reliability, Survivability, Transportability and Affordability WASHINGTON, Oct.
Jeep is a division of Chrysler Group LLC as a brand of American automobiles that was acquired by the former Chrysler Corporation in 1987. The first Jeeps were produced as an off-road brand in 1941, the Willys MB used by the United State Army and its Allies during WWII. The first civilian model was produced in 1945. The origin of the word jeep has not been verified, but the best theory is the design was designated as a General Purpose vehicle (GP) and may have been coined into Jeep. Other...
Hummer was a brand of trucks and SUVs produced by AM General, first sold as a civilian version of the M998 Humvee in 1992. In 1998, Hummer was purchased by General Motors (GM) and they marketed three versions, the original Hummer H1, based on the Humvee, the H2 and H3 models were smaller and were produced for the civilian market. By 2008, Hummer was placed under review by GM management. Rather than being liquidated as part of the GM bankruptcy in 2009, it was retained by GM. An...
Troller Veiculos Especiais S/A (Troller) is an off-road vehicle manufacturer from Brazil that was founded by Rogerio Farias in 1995. The first prototype vehicle was produced in 1996. In 1997, the company was bought by Mario Araripe and formed a partnership to produce vehicles. The first vehicle Troller manufactured was a gasoline powered T4 with mass production beginning 1999. In 2005, in Angola, Africa a manufacturing plant opened to also produce the T4. In January 2007, Ford do...
Auto Romania (ARO) was an off-road vehicle manufacturer located in Campulung-Muscel, Romania. The ARO vehicles were produced from 1957 to 2003. Two thirds of the 380,000 plus vehicles manufactured were exported. ARO vehicles were also manufactured in Brazil, Italy and Portugal. In 2003, 68.7 percent of ARO was sold to John Perez, owner of Cross Lander, with the stipulation that the company had to invest $2 million. Apparently this never happened; instead all of ARO’s equipment was sold...
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