Auto Graphs

Jp Magazine - - Dispatch -

• The new Mahin­dra Roxor: It looks nothing like a Jeep CJ. And is nothing like a Jeep CJ. Or is it en­tirely like a Jeep CJ? De­cide: rox­o­rof­

• Will some diesel ve­hi­cles be banned in Ger­many next?

• 2018 marks Subaru of Amer­ica turn­ing 50 years old.

• Ac­cord­ing to the Na­tional Safety Council, early num­bers seem to in­di­cate that there were slightly fewer—1 per­cent— mo­tor ve­hi­cle deaths in 2017 as com­pared to 2016.

• A new 4x4 from Peu­geot? A con­cept one, at least. It’s the Rifter, and built for ad­ven­ture. The roof tent prob­a­bly told you as much.

• Nis­san has made a fac­tory-au­tho­rized sus­pen­sion kit avail­able for the Ti­tan and Ti­tan XD.

• The Na­tional In­sur­ance Crime Bureau de­cided to pick apart the parts most ap­peal­ing to thieves, specif­i­cally as related to the Top 10 stolen 2016 mod­els. “Av­er­age OEM part prices were pulled from a data­base of over 24 mil­lion ve­hi­cle dam­age ap­praisals gen­er­ated for in­sur­ance claims from 2016 and 2017. Parts such as bumpers, doors, fend­ers, hoods, and head­lights were on the list. Ma­jor com­po­nents like the en­gine and trans­mis­sion were not in­cluded.”

• Is Is­rael the hot new hub for the de­vel­op­ment of au­to­mo­tive tech?

• Po­laris has part­nered in a pur­chase of 166 acres of both build­ings and land in Glamis, Cal­i­for­nia.

• The ’18 Dodge Du­rango R/T and SRT have dual-cen­ter stripes for per­for­mance-look­ing oomph.

• The ’19 Ram 1500 Trades­man starts at $31,695, if you’re in the mar­ket for a Ram, a truck built to work hard, a Hemi (or smaller mill), tow­ing ca­pa­bil­i­ties of up to 12,750, and up to 2,300 pounds of pay­load.

• Chevy did a first. It’s of­fer­ing ’19 Sil­ver­ado Class 4, 5, and 6 chas­sis cabs. • Volk­swa­gen is still in the auto busi­ness, in case you were con­cerned. In fact, a five-seater SUV called At­las is headed for pro­duc­tion.

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