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Rear Seat Reminder is a new feature being unveiled on a host of GM vehicles in 2017. This industry-first feature is designed to remind drivers to check the back seat for groceries, pets or kids that could potentially be left in the back seat.

Nissan offers exclusive Rogue One: A Star Wars Story keychains a
Nissan is doubling down on its recent Star Wars partnership, and fans looking for an early stocking stuffer will want to make their way to dealerships this weekend. Nissan will be offering free Death Trooper helmet keychains at Nissan dealerships – that is, as long as supplies last.

Rugged-Ridge-Winch-Nautic-12-8-16Suwanee, Ga – Rugged Ridge recently launched its new line of Nautic Heavy Duty and Performance winches for Jeeps and other off-road vehicles.

Building on the success of its current winch offerings, Rugged Ridge implemented a new, innovative X-braced gearbox housing and motor cap that provides increased strength to the winch assembly under load, as well as incorporating new IP67-rated components, including the solenoid, motor and gearbox for flawless performance in even the harshest weather and extreme operating conditions.

Offroad Camping Setups
Camping and off-roading go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly. With the growing popularity of Overland-style off-roading (see What is Overlanding?), more and more outdoor adventure seekers are looking for ways to sleep in their rig. Some off-road enthusiasts can’t leave home without their Serta mattress and full size shower, while others take on a “less is more” approach to getting off the grid. Which of these off-road campers is more your style?

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Visalia, Calif. (December, 2016)
– Hellwig Products, an industry leading manufacturer of towing, hauling and performance suspension products, has released its new front and rear sway bars for the 2007-2016 Toyota Land Cruiser 78/79 Series and 200 Series. Hellwig’s new sway bars are the quickest way to improve both the handling and safety of the Land Cruiser.

Deep Mud Hole
You know you’re pushing the limits of your Jeep Wrangler when you’re bouncing off the rev limiter.  This guy made quick work of this deep mud hole in his Wrangler but his engine definitely had to work for it.

BlueRibbon-Coalition-NEW-Logo-6-21-16Editor’s Note: The BlueRibbon Coalition sent over this note today regarding the Hemingway-Boulders & White Clouds Wilderness Management Plan in Idaho. See the details below.

The Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management are announcing the availability of the proposed wilderness management plan for the Hemingway-Boulders and White Clouds Wilderness areas. A wilderness management plan guides the preservation, management, and use of wilderness to ensure it is unimpaired for future use and enjoyment as wilderness. The draft wilderness management plan provides direction for managing the resources and uses within wilderness: recreation, search and rescue, research, wildlife, vegetation, while preserving wilderness character.

BLM-Logo-12-1-16WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Bureau of Land Management, which is responsible for overseeing 245 million acres of the nation’s public lands, has issued its final ‘Planning 2.0’ rule that will update how the agency plans for land management in the West.

The most significant change is the establishment of three additional public input periods early in the planning process to increase transparency and allow for more robust public involvement. Sportsmen and women are hopeful that these changes will increase public satisfaction in the land-use planning process and eventual management of public lands.

2017-Jeep-Jamboree-Logo-12-1-16If you’re looking to get out on the trail with fellow Jeep owners this year, then you’ll want to check out Jeep Jamboree events. Jeep Jamboree is actually getting ready to launch its registration dates for 2017 events. The problem is that the vents are so popular that many of them sell out in minutes.

If you’re hoping to check out one this year, Jeep Jamboree has put together a list of the upcoming events for 2017 and what day they will have registration for each. The registration period kicks on Monday, December 5th, and you can check out the full list of dates below.

Check your shorts
This guy had better thank his lucky stars and get a clean pair of underwear. Any Jeep rollover is a bad thing, but rolling end over end is particularly dangerous. We’re glad they made it out ok. Probably not as glad as they are though!