The Jeep is a registered trademark of American cars, a division of Chrysler Group LLC, wholly-owned the subsidiary of Fiat SpA Italian multinational manufacturer. The former Chrysler Corporation acquired the Jeep brand, and the remaining assets of the owner American Motors 1987 Jeep’s current product range consist only of SUVs and SUVs, but also including tracks in the past.
The 1st Willys MB jeeps were manufactured in 1941 and are thus the oldest car ever made off and the first civilian models were created in 1945. It gains a number of other light-duty cars, such as Land Rover. The original Jeep vehicle that appeared as the prototype Bantam BRC became the primary light 4-wheel drive vehicle of the US Army and the Allies during World War II and the postwar period. Many Jeep variants serving the similar military and civilian tasks since in other nations created.
Many versions of the origin of the word Jeep convince to be ambitious to verify. The widespread theory is that the GP of army denominate was in the Jeep word in the same way as the contemporary HMMWV became known as the Humvee known. The Jeep word, however, has since 1914 allocated by the mechanics of the US Army to use new vehicles to be tested. In 1937 the tractors were called to Minneapolis Moline to the US military jeeps were provided. A precursor of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress was also known as the Jeep. The original trademark application was filed in February 1943 by Willys-Overland. There is also a generic term of a tiny (Jeep) for vehicles, inspired by the Jeep that used for off-road use. As the only company that constantly Jeep vehicles manufactured after the war, in June 1950 Willys Overland was the privilege to have the name “Jeep” as a registered trademark granted.
Jeeps were used by all services of the US military. An average of 145 was delivered to each infantry regiment of the army. Jeeps were used for many purposes including cable laying, sawmilling, as fire trucks, against the fire, field ambulances, tractors, and fight with suitable wheels would even run on rails. The Museum of Modern Art characterize the Jeep as a functional design classic and regularly presented the Jeep as part of its collection. Ernie Pyle called Jeep, with the Coleman GI Pocket Stove, “the 2 most important pieces of noncombat equipment ever developed.” Jeeps became even more famous after the war, as they stood on the surplus market. Some ads claiming “still in the box from the factory Jeeps.” Offer This legend persisted for decades, despite the fact that Jeeps were never delivered from the factory in crates.
The jeepney is created a unique type of taxi or bus in the Philippines. The first was surplus military jeepneys MB and GPWS, left in the country by the war after the war, and the independence of the Philippines devastated. Jeepneys were Jeeps so that more passengers built by the extension and expansion of the “bathtub” rear of the vehicle to drive. Over the years, jeepneys have, even if they set up the most widespread symbol of the modern Philippines in more elaborate and extravagant designs by their owners. Most jeeps today are built by local manufacturers zero, with different powertrains. Some are even made of stainless steel. In the US military, the jeep has been supplanted by a number of vehicles, the latter of the Humvee.
Jeep Off-road Capabilities
Jeep advertising has always emphasized the skills SUV. Today, Wrangler one of the few vehicles with an all-wheel-drive with front and rear axles and solid. Another benefit of solid axle vehicles is they tend to be easier and cheaper to “lift” his suspension with aftermarket systems. This increases the distance between the axis and the vehicle chassis. By increasing this distance larger tires can be fitted, so that the ground clearance be increased, so that it even greater obstacles and difficult to traverse. In addition to higher ground clearance, many owners want to increase suspension articulation or “flex” their Jeeps greatly improved off-road type. Good suspension articulation keeps all four wheels in contact with the ground and maintains traction. Useful features small Jeeps are their short wheelbases, narrow frames, and ample approach, turning and departure angles, Jeep allowing them to integrate difficulties in places where full-size four-wheel drive.