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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....
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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....
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Chrysler considers third pickup plant

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Strong demand for Ram pickups has Chrysler Group executives looking at breaking their vows and building an auto plant in North America....
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2014 DETROIT AUTO SHOW

Ford's bet on aluminum F-150 reflects Mulally's imprint

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 13, 2014
Ford's next F-150 pickup will mark one of the biggest gambles in the automaker's history: Converting the hugely popular truck to be made largely out of aluminum while trying to retain the brawniness of steel. The 2015 F-150, unveiled at the Detroit auto show today, is expected to go on sale late this year....
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Automakers show blitz for advertising's big game

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 11, 2014
With just under three weeks until kickoff, Super Bowl XLVIII is shaping up to be a New York-worthy traffic jam of big-budget auto ads....
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First Ram 1500 EcoDiesels expected at dealerships in February

3:58 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 7, 2014
Chrysler Group is scheduled to start building its first salable 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickups this month, several months later than originally expected....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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Special Report
Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

Fewer bosses, Disney savvy, $2 idea lift stores

A Chrysler Group dealership chain is stripping away layers of management to sell cars faster. A Chevrolet-Cadillac store is enchanting customers through Disney training. Mon., July 21
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