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Auburn Hills, Mich
. – Where in North America can you go from testing the 4×4 capabilities of a 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk at minus 40 degrees with snow whipping by at 100 mph, while at the same time baking a Renegade Limited just a few steps away at 130 degrees?

Answer: The Chrysler Technology Center (CTC) at the FCA US headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.

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SANTA ANA, CA. – (Aug. 3, 2015)
– Yokohama Tire Corporation (YTC) keeps the summer fun rolling by giving consumers great deals with “Summer Joyride 2.” The promotion, which runs until August 31, offers customers a $60 Visa® prepaid card after purchasing a set of four select Yokohama tires.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has announced the reopening of the comment period for the Draft Resource Management Plan (RMP) Revisions and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Western Oregon. The original Notice of Availability asking for comments was published in the Federal Register on April 24, 2015.

The BLM received requests for an extension of the comment period from individuals and groups. The BLM has decided to accede to these requests and reopen the comment period. The BLM is reopening the comment period and comments on the Draft RMP Revisions and Draft EIS for Western Oregon will now be accepted through August 21, 2015.

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MILWAUKEE
– The new BOLT(r) Jeep lock catalog showcases the convenience and security of BOLT(r) one-key lock technology in a range of innovative, Jeep-specific lock applications.

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Greenville, S.C., July 27, 2015 – BFGoodrich Tires has sold more than 1 million All-Terrain T/A KO2 tires in North America, less than eight months after launching in the market.
The Company’s most advanced light truck tire premiered in November 2014 with 12 initial sizes, and since has expanded to 40 available sizes. A total of 61 sizes will be available to more than 20,000 BFGoodrich Tires authorized dealers when the line expansion is complete in the coming months.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-Logo-9-28-12Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition today sent out this action alert regarding the potential cutting of funding related to the Recreational Trails Program. See details below.

The full Senate is gearing up to vote on its version of a transportation bill. U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) has introduced an amendment to H.R. 22, the DRIVE Act, which would eliminate the Transportation Alternatives Program.

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Back on July 16, FCA quietly made a safety update announcement. The update mostly went unnoticed until news broke five days later on Wired that two hackers were able to access many functions on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee remotely.

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Auburn Hills, Mich. – The one millionth TorqueFlite 845RE eight-speed automatic transmission produced at the FCA US LLC Kokomo Transmission Plant (Ind.) rolled off the assembly line today. The occasion was marked with a celebratory town hall to recognize the nearly 3,000 hourly employees whose commitment made the milestone possible.

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Tustin, CA –
AMP Research has added a new model to its lineup of PowerStep electric deployable running boards. The PowerStep XL features an additional 3-inches of drop compared to standard PowerStep boards, which makes them ideal for lifted vehicles. This 3-inch drop comes courtesy of an integrated aluminum rail that not only looks great, but also offers additional durability when the steps are retracted. The PowerStep XL also features easy installation with hassle-free plug-and-play wiring. Simply attach the boards and plug the wiring harness into the vehicle’s OBDII port.

4-Wheel-Parts-logo-6-16-15Compton, California (July 16, 2015) – Transamerican Auto Parts (TAP) retail subsidiary, 4 Wheel Parts, the global leader in off-road performance product sales and installation, will hold multiple Grand Reopening events this Saturday, July 18 in Houston, Texas and Las Vegas, Nevada, as 4 Wheel Parts continues its national store renovation initiative.