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...about 1.4 million cars and trucks in the U.S. just days after two hackers revealed that they took control of a Jeep Cherokee SUV over the Internet.The company also disclosed in government documents that the hackers got into the Jeep through...

Fiat Chrysler says it has a software fix to prevent hacking

...software fix that will prevent future hacking into the Jeep Cherokee and other vehicles.The fix is a response to a recent...well-known hackers who remotely took control of a Jeep Cherokee and changed its speed and other features.FCA says...

Only 3 of 7 midsize SUVs scored well in insurance crash test

...which mimics what happens when a car's front corner collides with another vehicle or object.The Dodge Durango, Jeep Cherokee and Hyundai Santa Fe got "marginal" ratings, and the Dodge Journey received a "poor" rating on the test, in which...

May's US sales beat forecasts

...small SUVs in the first two weeks it was on sale. Sales of the GMC Acadia SUV jumped 67 percent, while sales of the Jeep Cherokee were up 23 percent. Sales of Subaru's XV Crosstrek small SUV jumped 36 percent.Long-struggling Volkswagen surprised...

North Augusta shoplifter eludes police

NORTH AUGUSTA -- A shoplifting suspect driving a Jeep Cherokee was pursued by police Monday in the area of Knox Avenue...Wal-Mart and that the suspect had just climbed into a red Jeep Cherokee, a report states.An officer en route said he spotted...

Bull lost after vehicle collision

...shrugging off a tranquilizer dart and nearly totaling a Jeep Cherokee, a stray bull haunting farms along Peach Orchard Road...Brier Creek. Several hours later, it was struck by a Jeep Cherokee. The vehicle was heavily damaged, and its occupant...

Man charged in infant's traffic death

...result of body trauma after being flung from a 1990 Jeep Cherokee as it crashed into a tree. Highway patrol investigators...result of body trauma after being flung from a 1990 Jeep Cherokee as it crashed into a tree. Highway patrol investigators...

Fiat Chrysler brushes off snow, posts sales gain

...Jeep's best February ever. Chrysler's Ram pickup sales also grew, by 7 percent to more than 31,000, while Jeep Cherokee small SUV sales rose 19 percent to just over 14,000.All automakers report U.S. sales on Tuesday, and analysts...

Graniteville man arrested in school bus hit-and-run

...northbound traffic stopped on Thomas Jefferson Highway at Delehanty Court.Jones said Adams' vehicle struck a 1996 Jeep Cherokee, which then hit the school bus, which was carrying about 20 students from Midland Valley High School and Langley...

Teen to repay damages for BMX track damage

...the county's cost for repairs came in at about $1,800.Authorities say that on Dec. 26, the teen drove a 2001 Jeep Cherokee into Blanchard Woods Park and onto the BMX track. The necessary repairs included regrading the BMX track, repairing...