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Ram to produce more diesel-powered pickups

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 6, 2014

Chrysler says it will produce more light-duty, diesel-powered Ram pickups to meet strong demand. The company said the optional diesel engine will account for 20 percent of the Ram 1500 pickup's annual production, an estimated 70,000 vehicles, up from 10 percent today....
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Chrysler Group gains on Jeep, Ram volume

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

Chrysler Group sold 169,890 vehicles in September, a 19 percent increase from September 2013, with every brand but Dodge contributing to the company's gains. It was the group's 54th consecutive month of year-over-year increases....
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BLOG: Will aluminum Ford F-150 be mpg king? Let's do the (fuzzy) math

11:27 am U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2014

Ford looks poised to reclaim at least part of the pickup fuel economy crown from Chrysler's hard-charging Ram 1500 with the new aluminum bodied 2015 F-150. Buried in a statement Monday on the redesigned F-150 was the first clue to how the truck will perform on the EPA's mileage tests....
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Chrysler's revamped line to build about 100 more Ram 1500s a day

3:05 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 25, 2014

Chrysler Group says its Warren Truck Assembly Plant will build about 100 additional Ram 1500s each production day, or 28,565 per year, to meet demand....
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Small commercial van to join Ram

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 1, 2014

In the next three years, Ram will add a small commercial van and improve the fuel economy and capabilities of its other vehicles....
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Ram makes a power move in heated rivalry with Ford Super Duty

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014

The rivalry between Ford's venerable F series and Chrysler's hard-charging Ram truck brand is heating up again. Chrysler today announced that it will offer a 2015 diesel-powered Ram Heavy Duty pickup with 865 pounds-feet of torque....
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New Ram chief's big job: Deliver on vans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014

Robert Hegbloom, the new head of the Ram brand, will get a crash course in the van market next year....
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Chrysler's Ram pickup may stick with steel through 2020, report says

7:27 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2014

Chrysler Group is planning an extensive facelift of its full-size Ram 1500 pickup in spring 2017, but has no firm plans to follow rivals GM and Ford in replacing steel body panels with aluminum until a complete redesign after 2020, industry sources told Reuters....
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Ford's new F-150 takes aim at Ram's highway mpg crown

3:51 pm U.S. ET | July 29, 2014

Ford hopes to regain fuel economy bragging rights in big pickups by offering a special “SFE” package on the aluminum-bodied 2015 F-150. The Super Fuel Economy package -- or SFE -- will be available on XL and XLT models. It will be powered by the company's newest engine: a lightweight and compact 2.7-liter twin turbo V-6 equipped with stop-start....
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Hyundai's Sprinter fighter?

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 21, 2014

This lightly disguised Hyundai being tested in the California desert shows the Korean automaker preparing a move into the newly crowded commercial van segment against the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford Transit and Ram ProMaster....
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Chrysler seeks more diesels

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 7, 2014

Fiat Group executives are looking at ways to produce more light-duty diesel engines for Chrysler Group vehicles. So far, Chrysler's diesel experiment, which it launched last year, is working....
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Strong start to summer raises hopes for even better second half

4:53 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2014

A flurry of new light-vehicle sales as June ended helped generate the fastest selling rate for the U.S. auto industry in almost eight years, raising hopes for an even more robust second half of 2014....
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Chrysler up 9% on strong Jeep, Ram demand

12:07 pm U.S. ET | July 1, 2014

Continued strong demand for SUVs and pickups pushed Chrysler Group sales up 9 percent in June. The company said it sold 171,086 vehicles in the United States last month, for its 51st consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains and its best June sales since 2007....
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ProMaster City to take on Transit Connect

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

The 2015 Ram ProMaster City will give Chrysler Group dealers a small urban delivery vehicle to sell when it arrives in dealerships early next year. Based on the Fiat Doblo but designed for North America, the van will compete with Ford's Transit Connect....
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Ram ProMaster City to take aim at Ford Transit Connect

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 26, 2014

When it arrives in dealerships early next year, the 2015 Ram ProMaster City will give Chrysler Group dealers a small commercial van to compete with the Ford Transit Connect. The front-wheel-drive van will be powered by the same 2.4-liter inline-four engine and nine-speed transmission used in versions of the Chrysler 200 sedan and Jeep Cherokee....
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Silverado team throws down at Ram hoedown

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014

Chevy tacked up a special message on the exterior wall of a building nearby Ram's Downtown Hoedown....
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Marchionne's take on aluminum? Ram not an option

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014

Marchionne says Chrysler will be watching Ford's rollout of its aluminum 2015 F-150 very closely to gauge market acceptance....
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Chrysler plans new I-4 family, plug-ins, diesels

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 12, 2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, playing catch-up in the U.S. fuel-economy race, will debut a family of advanced four-cylinder gasoline engines in the next five years....
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Fiat Chrysler predicts average N.A. dealership will sell 798 units in 2018

3:45 pm U.S. ET | May 6, 2014

Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram dealerships in North America will sell significantly more vehicles in 2018 than now, the automaker said today. Each dealership sold an average of 566 vehicles last year, the company said. That will increase steadily to annual sales of 798 units per dealership in 2018, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles projected today....
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Ram delays major changes to pickup until 2017

2:07 pm U.S. ET | May 6, 2014

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is delaying the next major update of the Ram pickup, one of its most profitable vehicles, until 2017 -- a year later than originally planned. Product plans for the Ram brand, which includes the Ram pickup and Fiat Chrysler's commercial vehicles, were revealed today when company executives outlined their five-year global business plan in suburban Detroit....
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Tune in for Chrysler's 5-year plan

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 4, 2014

On Tuesday, May 6, a team of Automotive News editors and reporters will provide real-time coverage of Chrysler Group's and Fiat's five-year product and business plan....
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Chrysler up 14% on Ram, best-ever Jeep sales

12:03 pm U.S. ET | May 1, 2014

Chrysler Group sales jumped 14 percent in April as strong Jeep and Ram sales more than offset losses from the automaker's soon-to-be-replaced mid-sized sedans....
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