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December 16, 2014, Auburn Hills, Mich.
– Chrysler Group LLC, the Auburn Hills, Michigan-based automaker, today announced that it has changed its company name to FCA US LLC.

The name change is effective immediately and follows the naming convention of its global parent company, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA), which officially adopted its new name in October when it listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Jeep was the Presenting Sponsor and exclusive automotive partner of the Rolling Stones’ “14 On Fire” European Tour that ran from 26 May to 2 July this year. Aside from displaying the most-awarded SUV ever in the Grand Cherokee, Jeep also used the opportunity to preview the all-new Renegade.

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Henderson, NV
– The final race of the 2014 Jeepspeed season posed a dilemma for nearly everyone in the race. Go all out for a win or try to be smart and protect your championship points. Both strategies played out during the Best In The Desert Henderson 250. The course was very fast which made it tough for those who tried to maintain a conservative pace. Some, who desperately needed points, took their fate into their own hands and pushed hard for the win. The result was a thrilling race that had championship implications everywhere you looked.

Jody S. of Nampa, Idaho, celebrates after winning this year’s Jeep giveaway sweepstakes. Below: The Jeep Jody drove away in was valued at more than $45,000 and came equipped with Rugged Ridge’s Summit restyling package, as well as several other key products. Photo Credit: Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge

Jody S. of Nampa, Idaho, celebrates after winning this year’s Jeep giveaway sweepstakes. Below: The Jeep Jody drove away in was valued at more than $45,000 and came equipped with Rugged Ridge’s Summit restyling package, as well as several other key products. Photo Credit: Omix-ADA/Rugged Ridge

Rugged Ridge, a leading manufacturer of high quality Jeep, truck and off-road accessories, gave away a custom 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited as part of a sweepstakes held at the company’s Off Road Success Center during the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Fort Mill, SC
– General Tire and Jeepspeed announced today that General Tire has agreed to a multi-year sponsorship to continue as the official tire of the Jeepspeed Desert Race Series beginning January 2015. Since 2008, General Tire has been the official tire of Jeepspeed with teams utilizing the famed GRABBER tire. The partnership has allowed Jeepspeed to offer its competitors affordable racing within the Best in the Desert (BITD) Series where budget-conscious racers can compete on the same race courses as the pros.

Rancho-Logo-7-22-14Long Beach, Calif., Dec. 8, 2014 – An expanded product offering of performance lift kits, shock absorbers, off-road protective products and more are highlighted in the new Rancho Master Catalog (RAN-0814). The new catalog – which includes several of Rancho’s new six-inch, U.S. Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126 (FMVSS-126) certified kits – also features a new Rancho suspension lookup guide that allows for easier inventory management.

“The new master catalog represents some of the latest, most exciting product innovations and developments in the Rancho product line,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance products, Tenneco. “From reaching new heights with six-inch lift kits, FMVSS-126 certified systems, an expanded performance shock, stabilizer and strut offering and more, this catalog serves as the one-stop spot for anything you need from Rancho.”

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Chino Valley, AZ
– OR-Fab announced that it is offering the company’s line of Jeep JK Wrangler products in raw-steel. This allows Jeep owners to customize OR-Fab products with custom paint or powder coat colors to personalize their vehicles.

Oslon says its IR Black SFH 4715S is the most powerful, single chip IRED available today.

Oslon says its IR Black SFH 4715S is the most powerful, single chip IRED available today.

Rigid Industries, a leader in forward projecting LED lighting, partnered with Osram Opto Semiconductors to provide tough, extreme tested products for its new off-road night vision lighting series – the E- and SR-series. These new Rigid infrared (IR) night vision lights complement the full line of Rigid’s visible LED off-road lights. Both versions feature Osram’s high quality, high reliability, infrared LEDs (IRED) and visible LEDs.

The new night visions systems from Rigid feature IR Oslon Black LEDs, supplied by Osram Opto Semiconductors because they are similarly tough with superior reliability. IR Oslon Black delivers IR illumination for night vision operation and, with more than 1W at 1A total optical flux,  it is the most powerful single chip, high power IRED available today.

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Drake Off Road is proud to announce the release of its new Billet Fuel Doors finished in all black for 2007-14 Jeep Wranglers. These new fuel door assemblies feature precision CNC machined closures with a smooth hinge mechanism and a strong magnetic retainer for easy opening and closing.

Mickey-Thompson-Logo-2-12-13STOW, OH – Mickey Thompson Performance Tires & Wheels’ new Baja MTZP3 tire has earned two 2014 SEMA Global Media Awards.

After reviewing more than 2,000 products at this year’s SEMA Show, journalist Mikhail Lastochkin of The Russian Federation’s Polny Privod 4×4 Magazine and journalist Perry Mack of Canada’s 4WDrive Magazine selected the Baja MTZP3 for these unique awards.

“The Baja MTZP3 is an incredible mud-terrain tire, and we were so pleased that it was selected by industry journalists to receive these special awards,” stated Ken Warner, Vice President of Marketing for Mickey Thompson. “This tire delivers rugged style, reliable performance in a variety of terrains, longer tread life and responsive handling on the street.