Jeep marks 80th year with anniversary special editions for entire lineup

Few companies can boast of 80 years in the business, that’s why you’ll often see those hitting the milestone celebrate the achievement in a major way.

Jeep is certainly pulling no punches on its 80th year, launching special a 80th anniversary edition not only for its flagship model—as other less able car makers are wont to do—but for the entire lineup. That means the Wrangler, Grand Cherokee, Cherokee, Renegade, Compass, and Gladiator, all get their own special editions.

Somehow, we can’t help but imagine seeing Oprah handing out a car to everyone in the audience. Everyone’s a winner!

The iconic American 4×4 brand is choosing Granite Crystal as the motif for its 80th anniversary ensemble, which, as the images here indicate, is one of the 50 shades of grey that Oprah fans are probably aware of. Both the body and wheels are in grey finish, and most

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GM energizes China line-up with electric micro car

BEIJING (Reuters) – When 32-year-old photographer Jaco Xu needed a run-around car for work in the eastern city of Hangzhou, the price tag on the latest micro EV from GM’s GM.N China joint venture overcame his qualms about electric vehicles.

A Wuling logo is seen on an electric vehicle (EV) at a SAIC-GM-Wuling dealership in Beijing, China, September 20, 2020. Picture taken September 20, 2020. REUTERS/Yilei Sun

Xu paid 38,800 yuan ($5,735) for his tiny two-door Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV, while the basic model retails for just 28,800 yuan ($4,200), making it China’s cheapest EV.

“It feels pretty good. The price is so low and the appearance is simple and beautiful,” said Xu. “Why would I hesitate at that price?”

Launched in July, the Wuling MINI is heading a trend towards a new segment of EVs in China following changes to government subsidies – smaller vehicles with less range

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FOCUS-GM energises China line-up with electric micro car

By Yilei Sun and Brenda Goh

BEIJING, Sept 25 (Reuters)When 32-year-old photographer Jaco Xu needed a run-around car for work in the eastern city of Hangzhou, the price tag on the latest micro EV from GM’s GM.N China joint venture overcame his qualms about electric vehicles.

Xu paid 38,800 yuan ($5,735) for his tiny two-door Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV, while the basic model retails for just 28,800 yuan ($4,200), making it China’s cheapest EV.

“It feels pretty good. The price is so low and the appearance is simple and beautiful,” said Xu. “Why would I hesitate at that price?”

Launched in July, the Wuling MINI is heading a trend towards a new segment of EVs in China following changes to government subsidies – smaller vehicles with less range between charges, but a super-cheap price tag.

Despite basic features – no safety air bags, optional air-conditioning and

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GM energises China line-up with electric micro car

BEIJING (Reuters) – When 32-year-old photographer Jaco Xu needed a run-around car for work in the eastern city of Hangzhou, the price tag on the latest micro EV from GM’s China joint venture overcame his qualms about electric vehicles.

Xu paid 38,800 yuan ($5,735) for his tiny two-door Wuling Hong Guang MINI EV, while the basic model retails for just 28,800 yuan ($4,200), making it China’s cheapest EV.

“It feels pretty good. The price is so low and the appearance is simple and beautiful,” said Xu. “Why would I hesitate at that price?”

Launched in July, the Wuling MINI is heading a trend towards a new segment of EVs in China following changes to government subsidies – smaller vehicles with less range between charges, but a super-cheap price tag.

Despite basic features – no safety air bags, optional air-conditioning and a driving range of less than 200 km (125 miles)

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