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RICHARD TRUETT

Ford, Ram trucks square off in fuel economy, tech race

12:05 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 27, 2013
Watch for a pickup truck fuel economy war between Ford's F-150 EcoBoost and Chrysler's new Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.... Read More »

 

Sales staff handles F&I, store thrives

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Dan O'Connor, general sales manager of Bill Marsh Automotive Group in Traverse City, Mich., doesn't miss his erstwhile finance and insurance department.... Read More »

 

THE DEALER SPEAKS: DOUG MORELAND

Message to Chrysler: Let dealers handle local marketing

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
The very first car Doug Moreland sold was a Chevrolet Corvair in Reno, Nev., in 1969. It had belonged to the woman who would one day be his wife.... Read More »

 

Ram boss says small ProMaster City van is coming in late 2014

10:48 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Ram brand head Reid Bigland today said Chrysler Group will bring the Fiat Doblo to the United States late next year and call it the ProMaster City.... Read More »

 

Chrysler mimics human lung to broaden CNG use

11:36 am U.S. ET | Nov. 12, 2013
Chrysler says it has developed a tank to store compressed natural gas that mimics human lungs and will allow the cheaper fuel source to more easily be used in automobiles.... Read More »

 

Chrysler to recall 1.2 million pickups for possible tie-rod problems

4:08 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 8, 2013
Chrysler Group will conduct three recalls of nearly 1.2 million pickups to inspect and repair misaligned tie-rod assemblies. Chrysler said in a statement today it plans to inspect 2003-2008 model-year Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks to find about 116,000 repaired with tie-rod assemblies that could become misaligned.... Read More »

 

Sales pace slows for big pickups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 4, 2013
Sales of full-sized pickups have driven overall industry growth in 2013 and powered the Detroit 3 in particular to big profits.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 142,800 pickups and SUVs because of instrument cluster flaws

5:32 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Chrysler Group is recalling about 10,800 Ram pickups and 132,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees to repair software that controls warning lights and instrument cluster illumination.... Read More »

 

Last-day sales help Chrysler in shortened month

12:58 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2013
Chrysler Group eked out a 1 percent sales gain in September, its 42nd consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. The automaker sold 143,017 vehicles in the United States last month, which had two fewer selling days than September 2012.... Read More »

 

New Ram campaign, 'Groundbreakers,' is an homage to the working man

3:46 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 27, 2013
Chrysler Group said today its Ram brand will debut a national advertising campaign this weekend for its 2014 heavy-duty trucks. The campaign, titled “Groundbreakers,” will show working men in action on the job with the new lineup. Ram said the decision to use real working people instead of actors was “significant to the authenticity of the Ram truck brand and customers.”... Read More »

 

LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

Chrysler's IPO filing an expensive distraction

5:31 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2013
The breathless hullabaloo over Chrysler Group's long-awaited filing for an initial public stock offering has the automotive world abuzz with revelations of perceived palace intrigue under the Pentastar.... Read More »

 

The pickup wars: Ford under siege

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
The autumn pickup wars have been joined, with Ford aggressively defending its segment leadership against redesigned rivals from General Motors and Chrysler Group's Ram brand.... Read More »

 

Dodge may bring back the Scat Pack

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Dodge may resurrect one more old name from its storied muscle car past: Scat Pack.... Read More »

 

Ram's pitch: This is not your dad's diesel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Ram wanted to demonstrate how far diesel technology has come in the past three decades.... Read More »

 

Ram puts function over style with ProMaster van

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
The 2014 Ram ProMaster commercial van may not be a physical beauty, but it has practical benefits that Ram marketers hope will turn the heads of potential buyers anyway.... Read More »

 

GM's Silverado edges Ram as Consumer Reports' top pickup

6:00 am U.S. ET | Sept. 17, 2013
GM's redesigned 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 edged Chrysler Group's updated Ram 1500 in an evaluation of the two freshest full-sized pickup trucks by Consumer Reports magazine. But the Ram may be the better truck for consumers who use their vehicles for everyday commuting, the magazine said.... Read More »

 

New V-6 enhances mpg for GM's large pickups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 8, 2013
GM is counting on a new V-6 engine built in a retooled New York plant to put the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra on the shopping lists of pickup buyers looking for fuel economy.... Read More »

 

Ram adding commercial vans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Now that the Ram pickup has been re-engineered, the brand will focus for the next three years on an expanding line of commercial vans.... Read More »

 

Trucks, stair-steps on Diaz's busy agenda

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Former Ram truck boss Fred Diaz made headlines for Nissan Motor Co. in August when he revealed big product changes for the next-generation Nissan Titan pickup.... Read More »

 

Diesels add fuel to truck war

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
Torque and towing, payload and ponies: They've long been the weapons of choice in the pickup wars.... Read More »

 

Chrysler creates buzz with Rumble Bee

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 26, 2013
Chrysler used Detroit's Woodward Dream Cruise to create a little buzz for a new concept truck called the Rumble Bee, surely the first vehicle to come with a genuine insect as standard equipment.... Read More »

 

Silverado, Sierra pickups first in class to get 5 stars under tougher U.S. crash tests

4:10 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 20, 2013
The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra have received five-star overall safety ratings from U.S. safety regulators, giving GM a marketing edge over rival pickups.... Read More »

 

Texas dealer: 'When I smell horse poop, I smell money'

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 19, 2013
The grass in east Texas literally is greener this summer. That has been good for business at Elder Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram, a store in Athens, Texas, that dealer principal Hayden Elder opened nearly 30 years ago.... Read More »

 

Ram Rumble Bee concept pays homage to muscle cars

9:30 am U.S. ET | Aug. 17, 2013
Chrysler Group's Ram Rumble Bee concept truck could be the first vehicle in the history of the auto industry that comes with a genuine insect as standard equipment.... Read More »

 

Chrysler plans to show high-performance concept pickup at Detroit event

11:59 am U.S. ET | Aug. 13, 2013
Chrysler's Ram brand will use this weekend's Woodward Dream Cruise in suburban Detroit to debut a high-performance concept pickup, possibly a new version of the Power Wagon.... Read More »

 

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