China ordered Fiat SpA’s Chrysler Group LLC to investigate its Jeep Wrangler, saying the SUV had a “relatively high risk” of catching fire and warned owners not to drive the vehicle under extreme conditions.
A freak snowstorm frosted over the Northeast in October when I was testing the 2012-model Jeep Wrangler. Fortunate, since I was heading into Pennsylvania’s Pocono mountains, where snow was falling hard.
China has suspended imports of Jeep Wrangler vehicles because of a potential safety hazard, Xinhua News Agency said, citing a General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine statement.
If you dream of road tripping across the American Southwest, forget about Route 66. The Mother Road is okay, but the best of the mountains and desert are found on trails that would rip out the oil pan from under a rental.