Jeep finally dips its tyres into electrification with Renegade 4xe
The off-roading specialist’s first attempt at a plug-in hybrid formula is impressive, but it still feels like the company is playing catch-up
The Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Group has been slow to wake up to the growing consumer demand for electrified vehicles, but this appears to be changing.
The Fiat marque has some mild hybrids available in its city cars and a fully electric 500 is incoming. And now Jeep, the American off-roading specialist, is getting in on the act with the Renegade 4xe.
Pronounced “four-by-e”, it is Jeep’s first-ever electrified product and a petrol-electric plug-in hybrid. It teams...
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