Staff Writer - CheersandGears.com
October 22, 2013
Jeep's long-standing nightmare is over. Automotive News is reporting that deliveries of the Cherokee will be heading off to dealers within the next ten days.
Chrysler is in the process of installing new software smooth out how the engine, nine-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel-drive system interact. After the new software is installed, car haulers are loaded up and sent out. The trucks drop the Cherokees are taken to a test facality where they are unloaded and driven on a test track to see if the software has worked. From there, Cherokees are either sent to a lot where they await being shipped or to another lot where they will get additional tuning.
Now this sounds somewhat surreal and unusual. But the Cherokee is an important vehicle and Chrysler wants to make sure the vehicle has all of its bugs fixed before it arrives at a dealer.
Source: Automotive News (Subscription Required)