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Auto World of Big Stone Gap

721 East Fifth St North
Big Stone Gap, VA 24219

  • Sales: (888) 397-3651
  • Service: (866) 980-9742
  • Parts: (888) 729-3790

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Welcome to Auto World of Big Stone Gap

Unhacking the hacked Jeep® SUV

 
Full Article Here: http://blog.fcanorthamerica.com/2015/07/22/unhacking-the-hacked-jeep/

July 24, 2015 update: Click to read about the additional measures that FCA US has taken to ensure the security of the vehicles with particular 8.4-inch touchscreen systems.

Updated to clarify: Due to market access to cellular connectivity, the 8.4 touchscreen issue noted in the blog post is for vehicles sold only in the U.S.

We read about "hacks" every day. All industries are potential targets of a hacker and the automotive industry has been no exception.

Well-known hackers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek recently teamed-up with a WIRED reporter to publish a story that you may have read about or seen on the news. The story highlights how Miller and Valasek hacked into Miller's 2014 Jeep® Cherokee and remotely controlled some functions. Miller and Valasek have been working on intentionally hacking into Miller's vehicle over the past year as part of their on-going research in the area of automotive cybersecurity and have communicated with FCA about some aspects of their work.

To FCA's knowledge, there has not been a single real world incident of an unlawful or unauthorized remote hack into any FCA vehicle.

After becoming aware of the vulnerabilities in some 2013 and 2014 vehicles equipped with the 8.4 inch touchscreen systems, FCA US and several suppliers worked to fix the vulnerabilities in model year 2015 vehicles. FCA also created a software update that eliminates the vulnerabilities uncovered by Miller and Valasek in their laboratory tests. This software update is available to customers right now and can be downloaded to a USB drive from http://www.driveuconnect.com/software-update/ and installed in a vehicle.

FCA will be contacting potentially affected customers with these details and has provided the software update to the FCA US dealer network for immediate customer installation.

Customers can enter a vehicle identification number (VIN) and find out if their vehicle needs the software update. If your vehicle needs the update, you can download the software update to a USB drive and install it yourself. Another option is to make an appointment with your FCA US dealership and have them install it for you at no charge. The update, if installed DIY, will take 30-45 minutes, and your vehicle needs to be parked throughout the software update/installation process.

In addition, FCA US has been working with its suppliers to implement additional protocols to block remote access. These changes will not require any action by our customers.

The vehicles listed below that have a 8.4 inch touchscreen radio system need this software update:

  • 2013-2014 Ram 1500 Pickup
  • 2013-2014 Ram 3500 Cab Chassis
  • 2013-2014 Ram 2500 Pickup
  • 2013-2014 Ram 4500/5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2013-2014 Ram 3500 Pickup
  • 2014 Grand Cherokee
  • 2014 Durango
  • 2013-2014 Viper
  • 2014 Cherokee
  • Some 2015 Chrysler 200s

For any questions regarding how to complete the software update please call our Customer Care Center at 1-877-855-8400.




Prepare to be amazed ...
the all new 2015
Chrysler 200

For all who have served - THANK YOU!

Auto World would like to recognize our veterans ... Dennis Trissler, John DuVal, Ralph Hamilton, Elmer Lester, and Jimmie Shoffner.


Chrysler 200 !!!





Now Here ...
the 2015
Chrysler 200



2014 RAM 1500 EcoDiesel
NOW TAKING PRE-ORDERS !!!

In fuel-economy face-off, Ram sets a new bar to top, Wall Street Journal, Feb. 5
o There's a new target to beat in the large pickup truck fuel-economy wars: The Chrysler Group said its Ram 1500 EcoDiesel truck has earned a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-estimated rating of 28 miles a gallon in highway driving, setting a new bar to top for truck brands, especially Ford Motor Co.'s lightweight, aluminum-bodied F-150 due out later this year, the Wall Street Journal said. Chrysler took the highway fuel-economy crown more than a year ago with the rollout of a new gasoline-powered Ram 1500 that, when equipped with a V6 engine and eight-speed transmission, gets 25 mpg highway, the Journal said. The new Ram diesel goes on sale this month - it will be the first light-duty diesel truck to hit the market in nearly 15 years, the Journal said.

Ram 1500 diesel sets new fuel economy benchmark for pickups, MLive.com, Feb. 4
o Chrysler reported that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified the 2014 Ram 1500 diesel at 28 miles per gallon on the highway, the best rating ever achieved by a full-size, half-ton pickup, MLive.com said. With the highway mileage and a 20 mpg city rating, the EPA certified the pickup with a combined rating of 23 mpg, the Michigan-based news website said. "The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has outstanding pick-up truck capability with compact car-like fuel economy," said Ram Truck President and CEO Reid Bigland, MLive.com said. The 3.0-liter EcoDiesel engine delivers peak torque of 420 lb.-ft., unsurpassed among full-size trucks equipped with V6 engines, the article said.


COMING SOON ... The all new 2014 Jeep Cherokee



 Auto World is pleased to offer the complete line of RAM Heavy Duty Commercial Trucks
  

 AutoWorld RAM Commercial Trucks


 

 



Have you seen the new Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk Edition?




Voted "Best of the Best" - New and Used Car Dealership!

Are you ready to replace your current vehicle?  Want to purchase your first new car?  Need a tough four wheel drive for work or a van to haul the family?  No matter what you need - you've come to the right place.  AutoWorld has been in business for over 30 years and there is a reason for that - we take care of our customers by listening to what you have to say.  We will help you find the right vehicle at the right price.  We guarantee you will have a no-pressure, worry-free experience with us.

At Auto World of Big Stone Gap we are committed to supplying our customers with the best new and used cars possible at the best price.  We have also just added a state-of-the-art video package for nearly every vehicle we offer.  Feel free to shop from home, view the specs, watch the videos, and then give us a call.  Our friendly staff and 'no-pressure' approach will prove that we are not your typical car dealer and we are proud of that.

Browse our expansive new inventory of  Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler, and RAM vehicles or take a look at our selection of quality pre-owned vehicles.  Don't see what you need - use our CarFinder form and we will begin searching for the exact model you need. Not only will we locate the vehicle, but with your approval we also will bring it to our Big Stone Gap, VA dealership for you to test drive.  We are dedicated to outstanding customer service, so it's our pleasure to help you!

If you have any questions about AutoWorld of Big Stone Gap's inventory, Service Department, Financing, Parts Department, or our Internet Specials, call us today at (888) 397-3651 or email us. Someone from our friendly staff will be glad to assist you!

AutoWorld proudly serves the communities of Southwest Virgina: the greater Harlan, Whitesburg, Kingsport and Pikeville, KY areas.  If you need a new Jeep, Chrysler, Dodge, or RAM vehicle or a used car, a used truck, used SUV or even a fleet of Commercial Work Trucks - please check with us.  We will make sure you get the right vehicle at the right price.  

The biggest question you may have... Why should I buy from AutoWorld?  Take a look at our  Testimonials page and see what our customers are saying then give us a call and see for yourself.



  
AutoWorld offers accessibility packages for new and used vehicles.
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See early photos of the all new 2013 Dodge Dart


      



Find out why the all new Jeep Grand Cherokee needs a bigger trophy case!

         
Visit the AutoWorld Blog for current events and local information.

Click to see our used car videos or visit our used car blog !



New 2015-2016 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram and Used Cars in Big Stone Gap - Serving Kingsport TN, Harlan, KY,  Whitesburg KY Pikeville KY

Our Big Stone Gap Jeep, Dodge, RAM and Chrysler dealership serves Kingsport, TN, Harlan, KY, Whitesburg, KY, and Pikeville, KY with a wide selection of models and a team of knowledgeable and welcoming staff members here to offer assistance through your car buying process.

We're not limited to new and used car sales. We also offer plenty of auto finance options, car service and auto repair in Big Stone Gap, VA, and can also help you find the right auto parts for your vehicle

What could be better than experiencing your first time behind the wheel of a new Grand Cherokee, Compass, Dart, 1500 or Town & Country vehicle? Perhaps you're interested in ample cargo room to make family trips easier, or maybe you're looking for that special sporty ride for weekend driving. In either case, Auto World of Big Stone Gap has you covered.

Pre-Owned Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram & Used Cars for Sale in Big Stone Gap

Looking to spend less on a car and apply the savings somewhere else? Not a bad idea if you ask us. We offer a wide selection of quality used cars that drivers in the Big Stone Gap, Harlan, Whitesburg, Kingsport and Pikeville, KY can enjoy. So take that extra green and use it for a down payment, vacation, whatever suits your fancy. You'll still enjoy like-new quality and performance. Used is really just in the name.

If there is a specific used vehicle you have been searching for in Big Stone Gap, submit our CarFinder form and we will contact you when a vehicle matching your specifications arrives at our dealership location.

Get a Car Loan in Big Stone Gap, VA & a Jeep, Dodge, RAM & Chrysler Lease Near Kingsport, TN - Auto Finance in Big Stone Gap

Auto World of Big Stone Gap is ready and waiting to help you out in any way we can. Our skilled financial team will be delighted to discuss a car loan from Big Stone Gap, VA or a Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep lease near Kingsport, TN, finding the solution that works for you. After all, your needs are our priority when it comes to realistic car financing in Big Stone Gap, VA. Get started today by filling out our online finance application.

Auto Repair, Car Parts & Auto Service in Big Stone Gap, VA

So you've driven off the lot and are on your way home, but out of sight certainly does not mean out of mind. Our on-site experts on car service and auto repair in Big Stone Gap, VA are at your beck and call when you need routine maintenance or a bigger fix, if necessary. We only use genuine Jeep, Dodge, RAM, Chrysler parts, so you can be sure that quick and quality work is the name of the game.

Want to find out more about Auto World of Big Stone Gap? We're more than happy to help. Feel free to come by our dealership at 721 East Fifth St North in Big Stone Gap, WV and chat with us, or hit us up on the phone or via our website. We're a friendly and accommodating bunch here, and we always enjoy getting to know drivers in the greater Harlan, Whitesburg, Kingsport and Pikeville, KY areas.

Thank you for visiting our Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram Dealership serving Kingsport, TN, Harlan, KY,  Whitesburg, KY, & Pikeville, KY


Auto World of Big Stone Gap
Auto World of Big Stone Gap - Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and used car dealer serving Kingsport TN, Harlan KY,  Whitesburg KY Pikeville KY
721 East Fifth St North, Big Stone Gap 24219
(276) 523-4667