Jeep has continued its recent tradition of inserting small “original Jeep” profiles in various places, by adding a tiny Jeep profile to the headlights on the Jeep Grand Cherokee. Shown here on the SRT Jeep is a tiny icon integrated into the headlight design. The Grand Cherokee's headlights and tail-lights are now supplied by Magneti Marelli, a surprising large ($7 billion) parts supplier now owned by Fiat. Created in 1919, Magneti Marelli has unexpected depth, including ownership of famed carburetor maker Weber, according to M.M.’s James Rosseau. The company operates a lighting plant in Tennessee, and does $1 billion of business in North America; they supply headlights to BMW and Mercedes, and have a customer list that also includes GM, Ford, Hyundai, and Volkswagen. The company is exploring LED headlights, and Jeep could benefit from the association on its higher-end vehicles. Mopar and Chrysler's dealer group had already announced..
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