Feds expand Jeep Wrangler fire investigation

May 2012
Dixie Automotive Report;May2012, p5
Trade Publication
The article offers information regarding investigations ordered by U.S. regulators into the complaints of fires in Jeep Wrangler sports utility vehicles (SUVs).


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