Formerly known as the Dodge Trucks lineup, Ram is one of the hardest working brands in America today. Thanks to innovations like adjustable air suspension, the segment’s first 8-speed transmission and the powerful Hemi V8 - Ram trucks are among the most powerful, the most capable and the most efficient available today.

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2013 Dodge Dart GT

The Chrysler Group Top 6 sellers in January 2013 include some surprises

The Chrysler Group has long been lead in monthly and annual sales by models like the Ram Trucks, the minivan lineup and the large sedans including the Dodge Charger and the Chrysler 300 but in January 2013, some surprising models found themselves atop the list of the company’s bestselling vehicles.
The 2013 Ram 1500 with the Truck of the Year trophy in the back.

The 2013 Ram 1500 named 2013 North American Truck of the Year

Among the major announcements at this week’s launch of the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit was the North American Truck of the Year with the heavily decorated 2013 Ram 1500 taking the top honors for the truck and utility vehicle segment – joining the Cadillac ATS in an all-American sweep of what is arguably the biggest award issued each year in the US market.
The 2013 Ram 3500 Heavy Duty

Chrysler announces incredible 30,000lb towing max for 2013 Ram 3500

The 2013 Ram 1500 has been busy over the past few months scoring awards from all sorts of automotive authority but today, the Chrysler Group announced a new towing capacity for the 2013 Ram Heavy Duty that makes the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 the most capable trucks on the market today – with a maximum towing capacity of 30,000 pounds.
The Fiat 500 Abarth

Chrysler leads the Big 3 in growth for December and the 2012 calendar year

As the 2012 calendar year drew to a close, the Chrysler Group did in December what it had done throughout the year – being among the strongest of the automaker groups in terms of sales growth while also closing out the year as the best of the Detroit Big 3 in year over year growth.
The 2013 Dodge Charger Daytona

Better performance, better MPGs for Hemi-powered Dodge Charger, Ram 1500 and more via new transmission

The Chrysler Group has been making good use of an 8-speed automatic transmission for some time now in their Pentastar V6-powered vehicles including the Dodge Charger, the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the new Ram 1500 but starting later this year, the versions of those vehicles powered by the mighty 5.7L Hemi will also feature the fuel-friendly 8-speed automatic transmission.
The 2013 Ram 1500

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year Finalists announced

The 50 jurors from the North American Car and Truck of the Year panel have announced the finalists for the 2013 award with a pair of trios that are as interesting as ever with the new Ford C-Max hybrid in the running for Truck/Utility of the Year while Car of the Year has three sedans that could stand to benefit greatly from the major award.
Ram Brand President Fred Diaz and Chrysler/Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne

2013 Ram 1500 named Motor Trend Truck of the Year

The Chrysler Group claimed a major industry award today when the 2013 Ram 1500 was officially named the 2013 Motor Trend Truck of the Year – a decision based on the power, efficiency and capabilities of the new 3.6L Pentastar V6 and the 5.7L Hemi V8 combined with the new exterior design and the high tech gadgetry that is unique to the Ram Truck lineup.
BOLT receiver locks

A review of the BOLT receiver lock featuring one key technology

I recently found that the receiver lock on my Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab was getting harder and harder to deal with when I was changing my hitch receiver so I began shopping around for a new lock. I was first introduced to the BOLT products at the SEMA Show with their “one key lock technology” and considering how handy their product appears – I picked one up for my own truck.
The 2013 Ram 1500 Little Red Express

The Ram 1500 Little Red Express packs turbo Hemi power at SEMA

Among the many vehicles at the 2012 SEMA Show was the bright red 2013 Ram 1500 regular cab short bed model that sported the vintage “Little Red Express” name and design scheme complete with exhaust stacks but unlike the 1978 red-and-gold sport pickup – the truck at the 2012 SEMA Show packed a turbocharged 5.7L Hemi engine.
The Urban Ram

The Mopar Urban Ram could be a SEMA preview of the Ram SRT8

Among the Mopar artwork released last week was a shot of a 2013 Ram with a blue driver’s stripe that I speculated could be a hint as to the next Mopar branded vehicle but after seeing this sporty truck in person at the Mopar headquarters today – the black and blue ‘Urban Ram’ is more likely to be a hint to a future SRT pickup.
The 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

Chrysler posts 30th straight month of growth in September 2012, leads the Detroit 3

The Chrysler Group continued its incredible climb from the grip of bankruptcy in September 2012, posting the 30th straight month where they have posted a year over year improvement in sales figures thanks to a combination of continued improvement in the American auto industry and a lineup that keeps adding popular new models.
The 2013 Dodge Dart modded up by Mopar for SEMA

Chrysler teases a handful of their 2012 SEMA Show vehicles

The Chrysler Group routinely has one of the largest and most engaging displays at the SEMA Show each year and with under a month left until the huge automotive convention begins at the Las Vegas Convention Center – the folks from the Mopar division have offered up a very brief glimpse at five of the vehicles that will be in the massive Mopar display.
Two 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth coupes

August 2012 proves positive for Chrysler as they lead the Big 3 in growth

August 2012 was a good month for the Chrysler Group with an improvement of 14% marking the 29th consecutive month of year over year gains thanks to all five of the Group brands posting positive gains – helping the smallest of the Detroit automakers to post its best August since 2007 while leading the Big 3 in sales growth.
The 2013 Ram 1500 with a horse

The 2013 Ram 1500 becomes the most efficient half ton truck in America

Chrysler announced today the official specifications for the new Pentastar V6 found in the 2013 Ram 1500 and even though the new 3.6L V6 makes the Ram 1500 the most powerful ‘entry level’ truck in America – it is also the most fuel efficient half ton truck on the market today.
The 2010 Dodge Ram 1500

Dodge Ram 1500 under investigation for rear differential failures

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a preliminary investigation into select Dodge Ram 1500 pickups over a concern that the rear differential may fail, causing the rear wheels to lock up while moving and vastly decreasing the driver’s ability to control the vehicle.
The Mopar Ram Runner taking flight

Mopar Ram Runner beats the Ford SVT Raptor heads up

The folks at PickupTrucks.com recently took a production Ford SVT Raptor F150 and a Ram 1500 fitted with the Mopar Ram Runner package to a state park in southeastern California for the ultimate off-road head to head challenge dubbed the Duel in the Desert and when the dust settled – the Mopar Ram Runner proved itself as the better off-road truck.

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