The jeep is the father of the all-terrain vehicle the American engineer Herrington. The name comes from English general purpose (GP) that means "general purpose". For army of the USA from 135 firms won against the Willys and Ford companies competitive development of the all-terrain vehicle. Date of birth of the jeep is considered 23.07.41 when by results of tests the Willys MB car was chosen. During World War II owing to the universality and high reliability Willys MB all-terrain vehicles found a wide field of activity. For military years more than 600 thousand jeeps were released. In 1944 there is a CJ-1A car CJ abbreviation in which was from Civilian Jeep that "The civil jeep" means.
In 1948 the phaeton of Jeepster which has two doors and the engine with four cylinders descends from the conveyor. In 1949 the versatile person who became the predecessor of Jeep Cherokee and which was completed with the engine with six cylinders is made. The Jeep trademark receives the international registration in 1950. In 1955 descends from the Jeep CJ-5 conveyor which had "softer" streamline shape of a body and which enjoyed wide popularity. In 1962 the Willys Motors firm receives a new name - Kaiser Jeep. In 1963 the first car with the leading both axes and with an automatic transmission is developed.
In 2006 there is Jeep Commander created on the Grand Cherokee platform and having seven seats. The new transmission of Quadra-Drive II established on Jeep Commander allows to transfer a torque automatically to a lobby or a back axis of the car. New Jeep Wrangler descends from the conveyor in 2007 and is supplied with both three-door option, and a body with five doors. Same year in the Russian Federation the JSC Chrysler of RUS firm which becomes the general supplier of the Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge brands is created. In 2008 new Jeep Cherokee with petrol and diesel engines is published.1 - 50 | 51 - 100 | 101 - 150 | 151 - 200 | 201 - 218
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