Jeep plans to expand globally, setup new plants in China, Europe and Latin America
Jeep is gearing up to diversify and triple its production with six models in six countries in coming years. Plans of Jeep’s expansion were revealed at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ headquarters in Auburn Hills earlier this week, when Sergio Marchionne, FCA’s Chief Executive presented the group’s five-year plan.
Jeep will be seen launching new products and upgrades every year till 2018, starting with launch of Renegade this year and refreshed Grand Cherokee next year. In 2016, Jeep will celebrate its 75th anniversary and launch a new C-segment crossover, along with upgraded Cherokee. Compass and Patriot models will be discontinued the same year.
In 2017, a new Grand Cherokee will be rolled out, new Wrangler will be seen and Renegade will get upgrades. Then in fifth year from now, Jeep is looking to develop and debut a full-size luxury SUV, against Audi Q7, BMW X6, Lexus GX and Infiniti QX60, and bring back the long gone Grand Wagoneer nameplate.
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