Whew! The next-gen Wrangler will still feature solid axles, and that's great news for off-roaders and the aftermarket.

A recent report says the next-gen Wrangler will retain its core identity in terms of construction and capability, though it will reportedly be able to achieve up to 30 mpg.

A recent story in Automotive News highlighted a conversation with a Jeep dealer who was shown the new Wrangler at a conference in Las Vegas, with the dealer stating the the next-generation Wrangler, which is expected to be a 2018, ‘stays pretty true to its current form.’

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Suwanee, GA
– Alloy USA, a manufacturer of performance drivetrain products, today announced the release of its new D44 X-Joints for 2007-2015 Jeep® Wrangler (JK).

Available for Wrangler Rubicon and Rubicon Unlimited models equipped with Dana 44 axles, the heavy-duty X-Joints are a direct replacement for the factory U-joints. The X-Joints are manufactured from 8620 case hardened alloy steel and incorporate a number of design features to ensure the joints stand up to the stresses of off-roading.

Toyota unveiled an updated 2016 Land Cruiser recently.

Toyota recently unveiled an updated 2016 Land Cruiser.

Since 1957, Toyota has continually sold the Land Cruiser in the United States. For 2016, Toyota has unveiled an updated version of its beloved capable-yet-luxurious SUV. Both the interior and exterior will receive updates for the new model year, as well as new safety technology, a major drivetrain upgrade and enhanced multimedia updates.

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Clackamas, OR
– Warn Industries, the global leader in winching products, is releasing a new high performance lineup: WARN Epic Winching Accessories. Designed to complement the look of WARN winches, each top-of-the-line Epic accessory is carefully crafted to hold up under difficult winching situations. A multi-layered E-coat protects forged steel components from both corrosion and abrasion.

JKS-Jeep-JK-Programmer-8-10-15Over the years JKS Manufacturing has designed, engineered and manufactured a variety of solutions allowing Jeep owners to get get the most out of their vehicles. From ACOS and control arms to steering upgrades and complete suspension systems. The latest product to hit the market from JKS is designed to correct the electronic issues associated with the 2007-2015 Jeep Wrangler and Wrangler Unlimited in the form of a multifunction calibration tool known as the J-Cal Programmer.

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Fort Mill, SC – August 10, 2015 – While summer comes to an end, there are still plenty more trails to explore so let us help you with the comfort, durability and performance you demand in a tire. Now through September 11, 2015, purchase four (4) new qualifying General Tire passenger or light truck tires, and receive up to a $70 Visa gift card.

The BFGoodrich Rugged Terrain T/A was one of the tires included in today's recall.

The BFGoodrich Rugged Terrain T/A was one of the tires included in today’s recall.

GREENVILLE, S.C., AUG. 10, 2015 – BFGoodrich Tires announced today it is recalling approximately 129,000 tires that were sold in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Approximately 104,000 of the recalled tires were sold in the U.S. market. These tires are primarily found on commercial light trucks, as well as full-sized heavy-duty vans, small RVs and some 3/4 and one ton pick-up trucks.

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Van Nuys, CA (August 10, 2015)
– Funrise Toys, manufacturer of Tonka branded products under license from Hasbro, announced the completion of its new Tonka 4Runner, sponsored by Toyota, Bulletproof Suspensions and other brands including Smittybilt and Rigid Industries. The power-packed 4Runner joins a family of life-size TONKA marketing vehicles including the Tonka T-Rex, the Tonka Tundra and Off-road vehicles – Pro 2, Pro 4, Pro Lite and Pro Buggy, which compete in the Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing Series.

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Suwanee, GA – Rugged Ridge, a leading manufacturer of high-quality Jeep® parts and accessories, today announced its new Bowless Soft Top for 2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler JK two-door and four-door Unlimited models. The distinctive, fully enclosed design allows Jeep owners to quickly and easily switch between traditional full top and Savannah top configurations.

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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.