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Ram beefs up Power Wagon

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 14, 2014
The re-engineered 2014 Ram Power Wagon will get a new frame, bigger tires and a five-link coil suspension to improve on-road performance and off-road ability.... Read More »

 

SEAN GAGNIER

And then there were four (maybe) on Jimmy Fallon's truck-shopping list

4:09 pm U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Jimmy Fallon, new host of “The Tonight Show” on NBC, has let the world know that he wants to buy a new truck and on Friday he narrowed his choices to four vehicles -- maybe.... Read More »

 

Pickup wars: Jockeying for Jimmy Fallon

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
A new front opened up last week in the pickup wars: the fight for late-night. Ford, Ram and Chevrolet are jockeying to be the provider of Jimmy Fallon's truck.... Read More »

 

Dealers bullish on diesel Ram 1500 pickup

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
Almost half of the initial dealer orders for the 2014 Ram 1500 pickup are for the diesel-powered version.... Read More »

 

Dealers order more than 8,000 diesel-powered Ram 1500s in 3 days

3:55 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 18, 2014
Chrysler Group dealers ordered more than 8,000 diesel-powered Ram 1500 pickups in the first weekend that they could do so -- a figure that represents nearly half of the light-duty pickup's normal monthly production.... Read More »

 

A GAME OF STRATEGY

A new era of choice has pickup makers maneuvering for advantage

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
From Ford's lighter aluminum F-150 to General Motors' stylish smaller pickups to Ram's light-duty diesel engine, the industry's dominant truckmakers have all shown their hands. Now what? This year will usher in a new era in the pickup market, with the Detroit 3 following distinctly different paths for their most profitable products.... Read More »

 

Chrysler recalls 9,655 vans in North America for accelerator issue

11:55 am U.S. ET | Feb. 7, 2014
Chrysler Group said it is recalling an estimated 9,655 full-size vans in North America to replace a part that could lead to the accelerator pedal getting stuck in the wide open position. About half the affected 2014 Ram ProMaster vans are still on dealer lots and cannot be sold until they are repaired.... Read More »

 

Ram EcoDiesel receives 28 mpg highway rating

12:00 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2014
The 2014 diesel-powered Ram 1500 pickup gets 28 mpg on the highway, the top rating for any pickup in the United States.... Read More »

 

Chrysler volume rises 8% on SUVs, pickups

3:03 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Strong sales of SUVs, pickups and minivans helped Chrysler Group post an 8 percent U.S. sales gain in January, despite bad weather, rising inventories and weak Dodge numbers.... Read More »

 

LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

Did new Chrysler spot show hot-selling Ram pickup with a nose job?

3:39 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Did Chrysler Group's Ram truck brand just show the face of its next pickup? In a new commercial that appeared during the final regular season NFL games, Ram threw in two images that show a pickup featuring the familiar Ram's head badge and a decidedly different nose.... Read More »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

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 »

 

Ram tops Consumer Reports' pickup ratings for first time

6:00 am U.S. ET | July 16, 2013
The re-engineered 2013 Ram 1500 has topped Consumer Reports' ranking of full-sized pickups, the first time that a Chrysler-made pickup has done so. The Chrysler Group half-ton pickup scored a 78 in the magazine's road testing, nine points above the second-place Toyota Tundra and 10 points higher than the Ford F-150.... Read More »

 

LARRY P. VELLEQUETTE

Chrysler's back in the van game, but fwd is a question

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 14, 2013
The first Ram ProMaster full-sized commercial van rolled off its Mexican assembly line this week. Under a giant red banner with "Unidad #1" (Unit #1) on it, the embodiment of Chrysler Group's plans to return to the commercial van segment for the first time in three years stopped just long enough for a few pictures.... Read More »

 

Ram expands powertrain choices

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2013
Ram will offer a new optional 6.4-liter V-8 engine for its 2014 heavy-duty pickup to compete with Ford's 6.2-liter gasoline V-8. The 2014 Ram 1500 will offer a light-duty diesel. The powertrain changes were revealed at a press event here last week.... Read More »

 

Ram to offer 6.4-liter V-8, 3.0-liter diesel in 2014 pickups

10:30 am U.S. ET | June 28, 2013
Ram will offer a new optional 6.4-liter V-8 engine for its 2014 heavy-duty pickup line as well as an optional light-duty diesel engine that Ram announced in February for its half-ton 2014 Ram 1500.... Read More »

 

Ram takes aim at GM, Ford truck-fleet reign

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 10, 2013
May and June are the bidding season for commercial fleet operators who purchase pickups by the dozen and sometimes hundreds. That means the next few weeks will tell whether Chrysler Group's Ram brand will increase its small share of the crucial commercial fleet market.... Read More »

 

Light-duty trucks, SUVs boost Chrysler volume 11%

12:50 pm U.S. ET | June 3, 2013
Strong demand for light-duty pickups and SUVs pushed Chrysler Group sales up 11 percent in May, its 38th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains.... Read More »

 

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