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.
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.

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Chrysler stays strong in October 2012, posts 31st straight month of growth

The sales numbers are in for October 2012 and once again, the Chrysler Group is the strongest of the American automakers and third from the top among major auto groups – trailing only Toyota Motor Company and the BMW Group.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2010 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX4

Chrysler recalls Ram 1500, Dodge Dakota over rearend lockup risk

The Chrysler Group has issued a recall for select Dodge Ram 1500/Ram 1500 and Dodge Dakota models from the 2009 and 2010 model years over a concern that a fastener in the rear differential could work itself loose – possibly leading to the rear differential locking up.

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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.

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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.

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The Fiat Doblo Cargo

Chrysler trademarks new names including Chrysler 100, Ram ProMaster and 8 Mile

The Mopar superfans over all Allpar have dug up an interesting handful of new trademarks applied for by the Chrysler Group that offers some insight into some upcoming models – as well as also raising some interesting questions about what is to come.

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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.

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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.

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The special edition 2013 Dodge SRT models.

All five Chrysler Group brands show growth in July 2012

While the recent success of the Japanese automakers doing business in America have pushed the Chrysler Group out of the top spot in terms of year over year growth, Chrysler was able to continue their strong year as they were the only American automaker to show positive growth in July 2012.

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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.

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Two 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth coupes

The Chrysler Group grows by 20% and the Dart arrives in June 2012

June 2012 was another great month for the Chrysler Group as, with a year over year increase of 20% for the company as all five of the company automaker brands posted gains – including two of the top five biggest improvements by a single brand in Fiat and Chrysler.

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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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A look at one of the Ram Truck 2012 Kentucky Derby ads

Ram to sponsor the 2012 Kentucky Derby-post positions and current odds

The Kentucky Derby is one of the most watched and richest sporting events in the United States and has been the case in past years – Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand is one of the title sponsors of the 138th running of the roses with post time scheduled for 6:24pm on Saturday, May 5th.

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The 2013 Ram 1500

Refreshed 2013 Ram 1500 gets 8-speed trans, more Hemi HP in New York

The Chrysler Group announced the details for their 2013 Ram 1500 today with a slight facelift, more power from the Hemi, the new Pentastar V6, an air suspension system, start/stop technology and an 8-speed automatic transmission for both engines that is expected to help increase fuel economy by roughly 20%.

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The new Ram 1500 Laramie Limited

The Ram 1500 Laramie Limited priced at $45,700

The new Ram Laramie Limited debuted at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show as the new range-topping luxury truck for the Chrysler Group and now we have a look at the early pricing for both the 1500 and 2500 heavy duty models – with the new luxury trimline arriving later this year as one of the most expensive options in the Ram lineup.

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Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG

Ram 2500 HD to be first CNG pickup truck available directly from the manufacturer

Ram Truck unveiled the new Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG pickup truck at the National Truck Equipment Association show, making the Chrysler subsidiary the first pickup truck in North America available direct from the manufacturer as a compressed natural gas bi-fuel truck.

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The Ram Truck brand logo

Ram 1500 to get Pentastar V6, 8-speed auto transmission

Chrysler recently published a statement to the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) plans for some future models which, among other things, included information about the upcoming Ram 1500 – explaining that the popular Pentastar V6 would soon find its way into the Ram lineup along with a new 8-speed automatic transmission.

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The 2012 Dodge Charger SRT8 Super Bee

The Chrysler Group starts 2012 strong, leads the industry in growth

The Chrysler Group was one of the strongest automakers doing business in the USA through 2011 and as the first month of 2012 has come to an end – the smallest of the Detroit Big 3 continued their stunning success with an improvement of over 44% compared to the same month last year.

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