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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said Tuesday it sold more than 1 million Jeeps worldwide last year — a record number and clear evidence of a successful strategy to retool the brand's lineup to improve international marketing and sales.
The company plans to nearly double that figure in five years with new plants coming online in China and Brazil, two of world's largest vehicle markets, along with production of the Jeep Renegade in Italy, said Mike Manley, president and CEO of the brand.
"There is definitely pent-up demand around the world for Jeeps, but they just haven't been available," said Dave Sullivan, an automotive analyst for AutoPacific. "I think we are just seeing the start of Jeep gaining real traction."
In 2014, Jeep sold a total of 1.02 million vehicles globally, a 39% increase over its 2013 total and more than double the 497,000 SUVs sold in 2008 — the year before Chrysler declared bankruptcy. It also was the fifth consecutive year that Jeep sales increased globally and in the U.S.
The sales record for Jeep is yet another piece of positive market news for the automaker, which has posted nearly 5 years of increasing year-over-year, monthly sales numbers since Fiat took control of the company in 2009.
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And GM said that there was no market for Hummer.
And stupid people say there's no market for American brands outside U.S/China.
 

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As I read, Hummer wasn't transferred to "new" GM during the bankruptcy but retained by "old" GM with a view to selling it but no buyer was found - if there was a market for Hummer, someone would have bought them.
I think Rupert and Paul are talking about two different things.

Paul is right, a market for Hummer, the vehicles, exists. And the sales of Jeep show some of that. Especially when one considers that the "next" Hummer (if there had been one) an H4, would likely have been VERY Jeep-like. Plus, the continued high-profit sales of very Hummer-like products by Cadillac and GMC.

Rupert is right, a market for Hummer, the company, does not exist, because there never was such a company. Hummer only existed as a marketing entity of GM. They had no manufacturing or engineering facilities to sell.
 
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