Mopar recently unveiled tough new Wrangler front axle aimed at extreme off-roaders.
Scrambler debuts in Los Angeles on Nov. 28.
With 204,268 units sold through end of October, Wrangler has already eclipsed record 2015 year.
MITEC Powertrain Inc. has agreed to maintain operations for at least 10 years.
Automake trying to cut costs ahead of looming industry concerns.