Jeep WK Grand Cherokee Sales, Production Dates & Milestones

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2005-2011 Grand Cherokee manufacturing dates & milestones 2003 February 2003 Manual meeting begins of take a look at mannequin WK’s, “Job#0”. July 2003 First “spy” pictures of a camouflaged WK seem on the web October 22, 2003 Official launch of the “Trail Rated” marketing campaign, new badges designed for all 2004 and 2005 mannequin 12 months Jeeps. November, 2003 First unmasked photographs of the brand new Grand Cherokee come throughout a fax machine, leaking out to a Jeep fanatic. Images are stored underneath wraps for 2 months earlier than showing on the web. November 16, 2003 WK mock-up previewed to chose sellers and members of the press. DCX confirms that the brand new Grand Cherokee can be on sale in October of 2004. December 2003 WK mock-up previewed to chose DCX salaried staff and members of the press 2004 January, 2004 First uncovered photographs of the WK seem on the web April 7, 2004 WK world premiere for the Press on the NY Auto Show April 9, 2004 WK world premiere for the general public on the NY Auto Show May 21, 2004 The final WJ Grand Cherokee rolls off the meeting strains. The Jefferson North plant closes for about 2 months to retool for the all-new WK mannequin. June 03, 2004 Chrysler shows for the primary time the 2006 “Commander” Jeep at a inventory analyst’s assembly in Frankfurt, Germany June 14, 2004 Initial vendor order date for the 2005 Grand Cherokee. July 26, 2004 All new 2005 “WK” Grand Cherokee manufacturing start-up (Job#1). August 17, 2004 New Press launch and new WK photographs issued for upcoming launch August 25, 2004 Manufacturing Launch of All-New 2005 Jeep® Grand Cherokee, celebration contains reside simulcast from the Jefferson North Assembly Plant August 2004 QC testing begins for WK last manufacturing fashions September 16, 2004 2005 Grand Cherokees launched for cargo to sellers September 19, 2004 All new 2005 “WK” Grand Cherokee begin arriving in vendor showrooms October 21, 2004 2005 Grand Cherokee nationwide premiere evening at dealerships 2005 February, 2005 First 2006 WK Grand Cherokee quantity manufacturing pilot fashions are constructed at Jefferson North, together with the Laredo, Limited Overland and SRT8 fashions. February, 2005 First 2006 XK Commander quantity manufacturing pilot fashions are constructed at Jefferson North. March 2005 2005 Grand Cherokee “WH” export mannequin premiere on the Geneva International Motor Show March 7, 2005 2005 Grand Cherokee “WH” export mannequin quantity manufacturing startup for 4.7L and 5.7L fashions (Job #1) March 18, 2005 2006 Grand Cherokee SRT8 world premiere, Live with Regis and Kelly present, New York. March 23, 2005 2006 Jeep Commander world premiere, New York International Auto Show March 23, 2005 2006 Grand Cherokee SRT8 introduction, New York International Auto Show May 2, 2005 2005 Grand Cherokee “WH” export mannequin quantity manufacturing startup for 3.0 V6 CRD fashions (Job #1) July 1, 2005 2005 WK Grand Cherokee last day of manufacturing (Buildout) July 5, 2005 2006 WK Grand Cherokee manufacturing launch July 18, 2005 2006 “XK” Commander manufacturing launch September 2005 Sales introduction for the 2006 WK and XK fashions September 12, 2005 World premiere of the Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot idea fashions on the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) November 5, 2005 Production launch for the 2006 Grand Cherokee SRT8 fashions November 7, 2005 Order banks open for the 2006 Grand Cherokee SRT8 fashions December 23, 2005 2005 Grand Cherokee “WH” export mannequin manufacturing finish (Buildout) December, 2005 First Grand Cherokee SRT8 fashions start arriving to sellers 2006 January 9, 2006 Start of manufacturing for 2006 WH Grand Cherokee export fashions January 16, 2006 Start of manufacturing for 2006 XH Commander export fashions April, 2006 2006 Jeep sixty fifth anniversary fashions launched April, 2006 On-sale date for the eu export fashions of the Jeep Commander April 12, 2006 World premiere of manufacturing variations of the Jeep Compass and Patriot on the NY Auto Show May 30, 2006 Start of manufacturing for the 2007 Jeep Compass June 30, 2006 End of manufacturing for 2006 WK and XK fashions July, 2006 On-sale date for the eu export fashions of the Grand Cherokee SRT8 July 17, 2006 Start of manufacturing for 2007 WK and XK fashions September 1, 2008 Sales introduction for the 2007 WK and XK fashions October 13, 2006 End of manufacturing for 2006 WH Grand Cherokee and WK Commander export fashions 2007 February 22, 2007 Start of North American manufacturing for the 2007 WK Grand Cherokee CRD diesel April 4, 2007 World debut of the 2008 Grand Cherokee fashions on the New York Auto Show July 13, 2007 End of manufacturing for 2007 WK Grand Cherokee and XK Commander fashions July 16, 2007 Start of manufacturing for refreshed 2008 WK Grand Cherokee and XK Commander fashions September 1, 2007 Sales introduction for the 2008 WK and XK fashions 2008 2008 Start of digital engineering for the following technology 2011-2016 Grand Cherokees (WK2) July 11, 2008 End of manufacturing for 2008 WK Grand Cherokee and XK Commander fashions August 11, 2008 Start of North American manufacturing for the 2009 WK Grand Cherokee (delayed from July 14th) September 2008 Sales introduction for the 2009 WK and XK fashions September 2008 S0 pilot testing for the brand new WK2 Grand Cherokee November 24, 2008 End of manufacturing for the north american 3.0L diesel engine (2008.5 mannequin 12 months) 2009 January 2009 Initial WK2 testing part begins at Chrysler Technology Center in Auburn Hills (impression and efficiency exams). April 8, 2009 World debut for the all-new 2011 Grand Cherokee, New York Auto Show. August 17, 2009 Start of North American manufacturing for the 2010 WK Grand Cherokee and Commander XK September 1, 2009 Sales introduction for the 2010 WK and XK fashions 2010 March 12, 2010 End of manufacturing for the 2010 Grand Cherokee, last mannequin 12 months of the third technology March-May 2010 Jefferson North Assembly plant shutdown for a significant plant renovation and improve, in preparation for the launch of the all-new 2011 Grand Cherokee May 10, 2010 Start of manufacturing for the all-new 4th technology 2011 Grand Cherokee
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