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Questions abound after the sudden passing of Sergio Marchionne

Questions abound after the sudden passing of Sergio Marchionne.

New CEO Mike Manley delivers the bad news

New CEO Mike Manley delivers the bad news.

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‘It's a 2019 issue’: He and Elkann had reportedly not agreed on an heir

'It's a 2019 issue': He and Elkann had reportedly not agreed on an heir

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New CEO Manley inherits the FCA game plan outlined last month

New CEO Manley inherits the FCA game plan outlined last month.

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Here's a brief summary of the new executives' history

Here's a brief summary of the new executives' history.

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In theory. CEO Mike Manley says there's no ceiling on how high Jeep could go.

If Jeep wants to compete agains the Range Rover and its ilk, it's going to need to push into a price bracket no brand from Auburn Hills has ever approached.

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The new Wrangler will be lighter and more aerodynamic, but Mike Manley wants fans to know the iconic model will stay true to its mission.

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Jeep will also increase its Toledo factory's capacity by 50 percent.

JK Wranglers will be built for up to six months after it successor arrives in showrooms.

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In the latest round of executive appointments, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has named Jeep chief Mike Manley head of the Ram brand as well.

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Sergio Marchionne might push back his retirement a few years to stay at the top of FCA until 2020, but he's already considering possible replacements.

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The next-generation Jeep Grand Cherokee is being delayed until late 2018 or into 2019, according to the company's CEO. However, the future Wrangler looks to be more on track.

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Jeep CEO Mike Manley supports the idea of adding a pickup to the off-road brand's lineup, though it still faces major hurdles.

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Executives may call the shots day-to-day at the world's leading automakers – much as they do at any other corporation – but the ultimate decision-making body remains the board of directors. And Chrysler has just named six new members to its board.

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Jeep CEO Mike Manley would rather soft-pedal the seven-figure prognostication for now, but Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne won't have it, proclaiming in an interview that Jeep will sell one million units worldwide this year. Manley has called that come-hither number "a stretch," the history of recent gains perhaps reason for his caution: in 2011 the brand sold 568,317 units, followed by the record-breaking tally of 701,626, then another record in 2013 with 731,565 units moved.

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"Pretty soon." That's the answer Jeep president Mike Manley gave to Australian site Car Advice when asked about a decision on a Jeep pickup truck. And with the next-generartion Wrangler planned for arrival in 2015 or 2016, this is the window for getting with planners. There's certainly plenty of lust for a Jeep pickup – just look at the strong sales of Mopar's JK8 kit.

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The iconic Jeep Wrangler's earliest ancestors were military vehicles that proved their offroad capabilities by shuttling our armed forces through some of the world's most difficult terrain.

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