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Safety in a family SUV is an important aspect for many buyers, so those looking at adding a new 4×4 family vehicle in 2017 will be interested in knowing that Jeep’s 2017 Grand Cherokee 4×4 has earned a five-star overall safety rating from the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This is the highest single rating in NHTSA’s vehicle-evaluation program.

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It’s no secret that Jeep’s next-generation Wrangler is right around the corner (and a pickup version, to boot), but before we see the new JL Wrangler later next year Automotive News is reporting that Jeep is sending off its landscape-shaping JK Wrangler with a bang by offering a number of limited-edition models next month and into next year.

Rancho-Logo-7-22-14Long Beach, Calif., November 29, 2016 – Tenneco’s Rancho performance suspension and shock brand will return as sponsor – this year, as the official sponsor – of one of North America’s top adventure Jeep excursion and event organizations, Jeep Jamboree USA (JJUSA), for its 2017 adventure program.

“Jeep Jamboree USA has created events that are family oriented, extremely fun and critical to the future of off-road Jeeping. We get the opportunity to interact with passionate four wheel drive Jeepers, learn more about their product needs and test our products and systems on such a wide variety of terrain across North America,” said Chris Gauss, director, performance products, Tenneco. “It’s truly an honor to sponsor such a great organization.”

Jeep Teeter Totter
Some of the best opportunities for carnage come from people overdoing it on man-made obstacles. There’s nothing overly complex about this Jeep teeter totter; it’s just that this fella got a little overzealous on his exit and he wound up paying for it. Check out this Jeep teeter totter video to kick off your Monday.

Jeep Wedding
Ask just about any Jeep owner and they’ll tell you that driving a Jeep isn’t something you do, it’s a way of life. That’s definitely the case for the these 10 couples who’s Jeep wedding photos are pretty much off the charts. Check out the 10 best Jeep wedding photos we found below.

Black Friday Commercials
Ah, Black Friday. Less than 24 hours after giving thanks, millions upon millions of people will push, pull and scramble their way into retailers around the country in an effort to save a few bucks on things they can buy year round. Fortunately for people looking to buy a new car, most auto deals last a whole month so you don’t have to get in a fight get your savings. Whether you plan to brave the crowds or not, we think you’ll get a kick out of these funny Black Friday auto commercials.

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Head of Jeep Mike Manley and Jeep get into Movember with its new social movement.

As we saw with the mustached Jeep Wrangler at the LA Auto Show last week, Jeep is clearly getting into Movember. For those not familiar, Movember, appropriately in the month of November, is an annual event looking to draw attention to early cancer detection, diagnosis and treatment for men. Guys grow out mustaches to draw attention to the cause and look to generate money to help cancer organizations.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio –The 2017 Renewable Fuel Standard volume requirements announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency are higher than the agency’s May proposal and will mandate more ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply chain despite a low demand for higher ethanol blends and an inadequate distribution and sales network, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.

“We told the EPA in May that increasing the amount of ethanol in our fuel supply creates an untenable situation for the marketplace and raises the risk to motorcyclists and ATV owners,” said Wayne Allard, AMA vice president for government relations. “The agency ignored our comments and the concerns of millions of motorcyclists. So, now it is up to Congress to fix the Renewable Fuel Standard.”

Turkey Attack
In honor of Thanksgiving we thought we’d share a little turkey humor. Don’t make a turkey mad when you’re wheeling, as shown in this video where a turkey attacks a Jeep. While the turkey is certainly among America’s favorite birds (and one of the tastiest) a ticked off tom is not to be taken lightly!

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The Specialty Equipment Marketers Association (SEMA) show is the largest automotive trade show in the world, and over 100,000 people descend on Las Vegas each year to see the latest products and vehicle builds. RIGID was among thousands of automotive equipment manufacturers that debuted new products and accessories at the show, all ofwhich were judged by several different organizations and criteria. During the 2016 SEMA Show three new RIGID products were awarded for their quality, innovation, and appeal by members of the media and industry experts.