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Jeep FCA US LLC

Jeep is a brand of American automobiles that is a division of FCA US LLC (formerly Chrysler Group, LLC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The Jeep division is headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. The brand has gone through many owners, starting with Willys in 1945. Willys was sold to Kaiser to became Kaiser-Jeep in 1963, but was then sold on to American Motors Corporation in 1970. Chrysler bought out AMC in 1987, and Chrysler merged with Daimler-Benz in 1998 to form DaimlerChrysler. Chrysler and the Jeep division operated under Chrysler Group LLC, until then end of 2014, when the name was changed to FCA US LLC.

The original Jeep was the prototype Bantam BRC. Willys MB Jeeps went into production in 1941 specifically for the military, arguably making them the oldest four-wheel drive mass-production vehicles. The Jeep became the primary light 4-wheel-drive vehicle of the United States Army and the Spartan, yet functional jeep became the ubiquitous World War II four-wheeled personification of American culture.

The most widely held theory of the origin of the Jeep name is that the military designation GP (Government Purpose) was slurred into the word Jeep in the same way that the contemporary HMMWV (High-Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicle) has become known as the Humvee. Jeep’s current product range consists solely of sport utility vehicles and off-road vehicles, but has also included pickup trucks in the past.

 


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