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2014-03-31 16:20:50

Palmen Motors of Kenosha offers customers a preview of the incoming 2015 model KENOSHA, Wis., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- While the arrivals of refreshed models and even redesigns are a fairly common occurrence at most auto dealerships, a completely new model is still a rare and often exciting event. The more buzz a new vehicle generates, the more customers will be eager to see it in person upon its arrival on showroom floors. What turns that enthusiasm to look at a vehicle...

2014-03-31 12:21:18

SUV brings value options to Calgary-area Jeep dealership AIRDRIE, Alberta, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A compass is one of the cardinal instruments adventurers use to stay true to their intended course of travel. When the same name is then given to a vehicle in the Jeep lineup, drivers can be certain that the utility machine is built with an innate sense of direction and geographic mastery. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140331/MN92995 While all of the...

2014-03-27 12:21:31

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Fourth consecutive year Jeep Grand Cherokee captures award from New England Motor Press Association -- Grand Cherokee sales up 21 percent in 2014 in U.S.; up 23 percent in the Northeast For the fourth straight year, the Jeep® Grand Cherokee has been named the "Official Winter Vehicle of New England" by the New England Motor Press Association (NEMPA). "The Jeep Grand Cherokee has now taken the overall Winter...

2014-03-06 12:20:35

- Segment-exclusive 4x4 system with available low-range function coming for the U.S. Sprinter, exclusively mated to the optional 3.0L V6 BlueTEC clean diesel powertrain with 188 hp and 325 lb-ft. MONTVALE, N.J., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The pioneer of the modern van movement in the U.S. since 2001, the latest Sprinter Van went on sale in the U.S. in the fall of 2013 at authorized Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner dealers. It received a new look, new technology inside the vehicle, and new...

2014-03-04 04:20:17

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- All-new 2015 Jeep(®) Renegade marks the brand's first entry in the small SUV segment -- Renegade Trailhawk model delivers best-in-class 4x4 Trail Rated capability with class-exclusive Jeep Active Drive Low, which includes 20:1 crawl ratio and Jeep Selec-Terrain system -- Designed to expand the Jeep brand globally, the all-new 2015 Renegade combines the brand's heritage with fresh new...

2014-02-28 16:21:16

New SUV can do almost anything SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just like a rolling stone gathers no moss, the continual development and evolution of Land Rover vehicle continues of with impressive additions each time. The 2014 Land Rover LR2 in San Antonio, TX has gone through a refreshing for the new model-year. Land Rover engineers have performed thousands of hours of testing on the new Land Rover LR2. During the process, they have successfully driven the...

2014-02-28 16:20:39

Allan Nott Toyota stocks a wide selection of SUVs for Ohio residents LIMA, Ohio, Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- No matter what vehicle segment anyone looks at, there is always one offering that seems to go against the grain and appear a little different from the rest. In the crowded SUV market, that offering is the 2014 Toyota 4Runner. One of the only vehicles left in production with a true body-on-frame design, the 4Runner remains one of the only vehicles in its class that is...

2014-02-26 16:20:17

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year's Walter P. Chrysler Technology Award goes to four engineers whose patented innovation inspired the breakthrough four-wheel-drive system featured on the all-new 2014 Jeep Cherokee. Don Schmanski, Mike Nemeth, Joe Kubina and Pete Jarzyna hold U.S. Patent No. 8172712, which covers the power transfer unit and associated components that contribute to no-compromise 4WD performance in a vehicle with a transverse engine and...

2014-02-11 08:22:00

Award Winning Global Services Business also Highlighted SINGAPORE, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AM General, a global leader in the design, manufacture and support of light tactical military vehicles, will debut its new Right Hand Drive M-1165 (2.0) Deployable Reconnaissance Ground Network- Vehicle (DRGN-V), specifically designed for international rapidly deployable forces, boarder surveillance, reconnaissance and interdiction missions, at the Singapore Airshow, Changi Exhibition...

2014-02-06 20:20:08

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MotorWeek, television's original automotive magazine, has released its annual list of Drivers' Choice Awards and Chrysler Group took top honors in two categories. The 2014 Ram 1500 earns Best Pickup Truck for the second year in a row and the all-new 2014 Jeep® Cherokee wins Best Small Utility. "I was really impressed with the Ram 1500 when it won last year. After I drove the EcoDiesel I felt completely justified in making the 1500 a...


Latest Off-road vehicles Reference Libraries

1943 Willys Jeep
2014-04-13 09:44:48

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-H3
2014-04-13 08:37:22

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 Pantanal
2014-02-20 12:56:37

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...

ARO 10
2014-02-05 09:58:41

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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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'