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January 9, 2015, Auburn Hills, Mich.
– When doors open at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) 2015 in Detroit, a trio of customized vehicles will showcase how Mopar is ready to help owners personalize their rides. Two of the vehicles are Mopar-equipped Jeep Renegades vehicles and the other is a Dodge Challenger T/A Concept, which will be on display from January 12–25 at the Cobo Center in Detroit.

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ARROYO GRANDE, California
– Stream music wirelessly to your race intercom with the new WM1, Wireless Music Interface from Rugged Radios. Never before has streaming music to your intercom been so easy and affordable.

The clear and powerful WM1 provides a true Bluetooth certified connection from your audio device to your intercom.

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SAN DIEGO – Jan. 6, 2015
– WD-40 Company and PowerNation are teaming up to give away a custom-built, one-of-a-kind off-road vehicle to one lucky winner in the WD-40 Specialist Xtreme Machine Giveaway.

AMA-logo-230PICKERINGTON, Ohio — The U.S. Forest Service has investigated four incidents in which vandals endangered the lives of motorcyclists and all-terrain vehicle riders by burying spikes along trails used by off-highway vehicles and others, the American Motorcyclist Association reports.

The spiked strips, which resemble heavy barbed wire, can cause flat tires on motorized vehicles, which could cause loss of control and result in a crash. The booby traps also threaten the safety of hikers and horseback riders and even the wildlife that travel along trail corridors.

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Believe it or not, tomorrow you can buy a full-blown, totally-legit Army-issued Humvee. According to a story on Yahoo, the Army Times notes that the Department of Defense will start auctioning off Humvees to the public, starting tomorrow with a small batch of vehicles but that number could be as high as 4,000 eventually. The first batch of auctions takes place tomorrow, December 17th, with each vehicle starting at a price of $10,000 (and increasing in increments of $500).

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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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Traverse City, Mich., – Dec 12, 2014
– In its sophomore season of desert racing, Radar Tires earned victories and podium finishes in two off-road racing series – Best in the Desert and SCORE International.

In six races this season, Radar Tires won three events, earned runner-up honors three times, and one third place finish, for a total of seven podium finishes.

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.