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Changes for the Toledo built Jeeps

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Changes are on the way for the Toledo built Jeeps. The Cherokee will be getting a refresh in 2016. As we've reported for more than a year, the Wrangler will be re-tooled. 
That will happen for the 2017 model year.

Jeep CEO Mike Manley talked about the changes Tuesday at company headquarters in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It was part of a presentation outlining Fiat/Chrysler's plans for the next five years. The Cherokee will have been on the market less than three years when it gets a refresh in 2016. That's the same year the iconic brand will mark its 75th anniversary.Of course, the first Jeeps were built here in Toledo in 1941. 

The all new Wrangler will roll off the lines at the Toledo Assembly Complex for the 2017 model year. In the meantime,the current Wrangler model continues to shatter sales records. Manley says Jeep is on track to sell one million vehicles worldwide this year and the company aims to sell 1.9 million Jeeps globally in 2018. Most of that growth is expected to come outside North America.

A Jeep nameplate familiar to a lot of you will once again hit the road. The Grand Wagoneer will be on the market for the 2018 model year. Manley is calling it the new Wagoneer the most premium Jeep ever made. As you may know the original Wagoneer was built right here in Toledo.

Also, late this year Jeep will launch the all new Renegade.
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