American Expedition Vehicles (AEV) was founded in 1997 in Montana, United States, and is a manufacturer of off-road and overland vehicle parts and accessories, as well as turnkey off-road vehicle packages, primarily based on Jeep Wranglers, but since 2015 also on Ram Pickups.
All AEV parts are designed and tested in Missoula, Montana, where the company's R&D facilities are located. In 2007, AEV expanded near Detroit, Michigan by establishing a corporate office, vehicle build facility, and warehouse in Commerce Township and Wixom, Michigan. Today, over 90% of their products are manufactured within 200 miles of Detroit.
The company currently provides a range of complete Jeep Wrangler packages and accessories, manufacturing the industry's only stamped steel components for the JK Wrangler, along with a line of off-road-oriented suspension systems and wheels.
AEV works with Jeep on show cars and special edition versions, like the MW3: Call of Duty and Moab edition Wranglers that came direct from the factory with AEV front and rear bumpers and a special version of the AEV stamped steel heat reduction hood.
AEV exhibits in the US at auto shows, off-roading events, and their SEMA exhibit, for instance debuting its first (Dodge) Ram based concept there in 2013. In 2017 AEV presented its first collaboration with Chevrolet, presenting a one-off Colorado ZR2 concept.
|American Expedition Vehicles|
|Privately held company|
|North America & Caribbean Region|
|Dave Harriton (President), Michael Chetcuti (Owner), Michael Collins (Owner)|
|Products||Pickup trucks, Aftermarket accessories, stamped steel off-road bumpers, off-road suspension systems, engine conversions, wheels, knives, T-shirts|
In 2011 AEV presented their first concept for an extended, double cab pickup, based on the Wrangler Unlimited. The AEV Brute Double Cab DC250 and DC350 went into production in 2013, later augmented with a Filson Edition. Production of the JK-based Brute was retired after four years in 2017.
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American Expedition Vehicles, a manufacturer of off-road and overland vehicle and parts
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