AUBURN HILLS, MI – Chrysler launches its all-new diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee in Europe this week as the clock ticks toward the next-to-last of 13 near-term applications for the auto maker’s new V-6. Production of ’12 Jeep Wranglers equipped with Chrysler’s new Pentastar engine, one of Ward’s 10 Best for 2011, is scheduled for July 18, according to an informed source. The moves underscore the auto maker’s renewed commitment to powertrain advancement, a key priority of CEO Sergio ...

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