Tuesday October 20, 2020

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

20th September, 2020
The Renegade 4xe is Jeep’s first-ever electrified product and a petrol-electric plug-in hybrid

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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