Two- and four-door versions aimed at taking sales from Fiat Chrysler’s top brand.
Marchionne steps down early because of severe health problems. Jeep executive Mike Manley is taking over.
Marchionne says the brand is for sale; can’t compete globally without a tie-up to a bigger partner.
Affects about 3,400 Dodge Journey, Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot vehicles in Canada.
Predicts sales will double thanks to cheaper gas prices and new models.
The worst performers were Infiniti, Cadillac, Ram, Jeep and Fiat among 28 brands.
Fiat Chrysler says 18,366 2014 model vehicles in Canada may be affected.
Nissan Murano and Jeep Wrangler get tops marks from Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
Investigation found a short in the vanity lamp wiring could cause the vehicle’s sun visors to burn.
Automakers sold 154,949 cars and trucks last month, a 6.5% increase from October 2013.
The month was a generally positive one for most Canadian automakers.
The company wants to grow sales 60% to more than 7 million cars and trucks by 2018.
Vehicle safety agency found that the Jeeps’ fuel tanks can fail when hit from the rear.
Company attributes decline to the end of production of the Jeep Liberty SUV at a factory in Ohio.
Usual July 4th holiday cancelled because of high demand.