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Re-engineered Ram Power Wagon gets new frame, bigger tires

9:00 am U.S. ET | April 9, 2014
The re-engineered 2014 Ram Power Wagon will use a new frame, bigger tires and a five-link coil suspension to improve on-road performance and off-road ability....
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Stung by Ram, Chevy steps up truck spiffs

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
After the Ram pickup outsold the Chevrolet Silverado in March, a General Motors spokes-man said it was easy for Ram to "buy market share" with incentives....
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Ram pickup outsells Silverado for first time since 1999

4:01 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2014
It’s no April Fool’s joke, though General Motors may wish it were. The Ram pickup outsold the Chevrolet Silverado in March, the first monthly win by the Ram over Chevrolet’s full-sized pickup in nearly 15 years....
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Pickup, Jeep sales push Chrysler up 13%; monthly streak reaches 48

11:39 am U.S. ET | April 1, 2014
Stellar pickup and Jeep sales pushed Chrysler Group sales up 13 percent in March, and its string of year-over-year monthly gains reached 48 consecutive months. The company reported sales of 193,915 last month, its best March since 2007. Both the Jeep and Fiat brands had their highest U.S. sales of any month, and several vehicles set March or all-time monthly records....
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Ram van falls a few fridges shy of cargo claim

12:46 pm U.S. ET | March 28, 2014
When Ram converted the Fiat Ducato last fall into the 2014 Ram ProMaster for the United States, it also converted the van's cargo capacity from Europe: 15 cubic meters to 530 cubic feet. But there's a problem: In the United States, cargo capacity is measured differently....
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Chrysler's Ram gains ground on Silverado

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 22, 2014
The side-view mirror of a Chevrolet Silverado contains this warning: "Objects may be closer than they appear."...
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Truck veteran Diaz tinkered with Titan styling

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
Fred Diaz, Nissan's top sales exec in North America, figured he knew a thing or two about full-sized pickups when he joined the company last April....
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In the rodeo arena, Ram reigns

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 10, 2014
Like a trailer to a truck, Chrysler's Ram brand has been hitched to the world of rodeo and its vast community of horse enthusiasts....
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SEAN GAGNIER

The race to sell a truck to Jimmy Fallon

5:06 pm U.S. ET | March 6, 2014
Jimmy Fallon, new host of “The Tonight Show,” knows what he wants to spend one of his first paychecks on -- a truck. And automakers are tripping over themselves to get him behind the wheel of one of their pickups....
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Chrysler Group sales rise 11% on Jeep, Ram

1:47 pm U.S. ET | March 3, 2014
Chrysler Group's U.S. sales climbed 11 percent in February on the strength of Jeep and Ram, which offset declines at Dodge. The company reported sales of 154,866 units last month, its best February since 2007 and its 47th consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains....
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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....
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RICHARD TRUETT

The mad truck dash to 30 mpg on highway and pickup gold

4:19 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 11, 2014
If you thought the pickup wars -- manufacturers' ongoing offensive to top each other with towing and payload increases and an ever-expanding array of luxury features -- couldn't get any more intense, you are dead wrong....
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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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