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 |  Sep 07 2014, 9:06 AM

lexus-rcf

The newest addition to the Lexus lineup has finally arrived.

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 |  Aug 22 2014, 10:41 AM

2014-Ram-1500-diesel-grille

Despite the fact that Ford and GM are both switching to aluminum bodies for their pickup trucks, Ram is apparently going to stay the course with steel. 

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 |  Jul 16 2014, 4:40 PM

ram-pickup

Ram is following in the footsteps of Toyota and GM by releasing new tow ratings for their pickup trucks, based on SAE J2807 testing. 

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 |  Feb 28 2014, 7:32 AM

Chevrolet Truck Month

Chevrolet is looking to move some metal. The bow-tie brand will start a national incentive campaign next month.

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 |  Feb 27 2014, 10:45 AM

2014 Nissan Titan

The full-size pickup segment has never been so competitive. A brand-new Chevy Silverado, a heavily revised Ram and a refreshed Toyota Tundra are tantalizing options, and then there’s an aluminum-body F-150 waiting in the wings. But fixin’ for a fight, Nissan is throwing its 10-gallon hat into the rodeo ring with a brand-new Titan.

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 |  Feb 18 2014, 8:02 PM

ram-1500-ecodiesel

Chrysler dealerships have ordered over 8,000 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickups in the first weekend that they were able to do so.

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 |  Feb 14 2014, 5:51 PM

Love Me or Love Me Not?


Top 10 Cars to Date or Marry

Love is in the air; either that or exhaust fumes mixed with a whiff of burnt transmission fluid. Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day and people around the world are hugging, kissing and handing out heart-shaped boxes of chocolate. But how boring is that? This holiday is a bigger cliché than every Disney princess movie combined and raised to the power of a Jared jewelry commercial.

Upping the excitement factor here’s a list of five vehicles you might be interested in “dating” and five you could actually “marry;” each one is fun in its own special way but they’re not all keepers. You know, as enamored as you were of that cocktail waitress in Vegas you probably wouldn’t want to introduce her to your parents or show her off at church.

 |  Jan 07 2014, 7:02 PM

2014-Ram-1500-diesel

Production on the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel will finally begin this month with deliveries expected to start in February.

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 |  Dec 31 2013, 10:29 AM

RAM-Truck

Ram may have just shown off the future style of its 1500 pickup in a new TV commercial that aired during the last two regular season NFL games of 2013. 

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 |  Dec 12 2013, 2:01 PM

Turbos, Diesels, Electrics, Oh My!



2014-Ford-Fiesta-1L-engine

With an increased focus on efficiency, engines are constantly being updated. New technology is being added, such as direct injection, while older techniques are being refined, including turbocharging.

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 |  Dec 09 2013, 3:49 PM

2013 Ram 1500

Chrysler is recalling several vehicles because of a possible flaw with their automatic transmissions.

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 |  Nov 15 2013, 9:20 AM

2014-Ram-1500-Truckoftheyear

After putting the new crop of 2014 half-tons to the test, AutoGuide.com has chosen the Ram 1500 as our 2014 Truck of the Year. 

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 |  Oct 30 2013, 4:21 PM

chrysler-mopar-sema-2013

Chrysler has revealed four Mopar-modified vehicles that will be heading to this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

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 |  Oct 14 2013, 10:32 AM

2014-ram-1500

The Ram 1500 was once again named the Truck of Texas with the Ram brand taking home the honor of being the Truck Line of Texas.

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 |  Oct 02 2013, 7:32 AM

2014-jeep-grand-cherokee

The Chrysler Group is recalling the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee and various Ram light- and heavy-duty pickups to repair the software controlling instrument cluster illumination.

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 |  Sep 27 2013, 9:32 AM

2014-Ram-1500-diesel

Reaction to the 2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has been so positive that the American automaker is unsure if it will be able to keep up with demand.

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 |  Sep 20 2013, 5:40 PM

ram-rumble-bee-concept

The Ram 1500 Rumble Bee concept is heading to dealer shows where Chrysler will gather feedback that will play a heavy hand in deciding whether or not it will be mass-produced. 

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 |  Aug 14 2013, 2:22 PM

Ram concept Teaser

It looks like Ram is firing a shot back at Ford’s F-150 Tremor sport truck with a new version of the Rumble Bee, revealed partially in a set of teaser images that the company released. 

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 |  Jul 26 2013, 3:16 PM

2014-ram-1500-ecodiesel

RAM has announced that its 2014 1500 EcoDiesel will be able to tow up to 9,200 lbs, as much as most HEMI-powered RAM models.

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 |  Jul 17 2013, 8:01 AM

ram-1500-diesel-engine

Ram recently announced its new 1500 diesel model, powered by a 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V6; but the story behind that engine’s development actually involves one of the American automaker’s major competitors.

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 |  Jul 11 2013, 7:32 AM

2013-ram-1500-black-express

Ram has introduced the “Black Express” model for its 2013 1500 pickup, which the American automaker bills as the “baddest-looking factory-built truck on the market.”

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 |  Jun 28 2013, 11:10 AM

2014 Ram 1500

Ram is aiming straight for the heart of pickup truck buyers everywhere by bringing a new diesel engine to the 1500, which is officially rated at 240 hp and 420 lb-ft of torque.

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 |  Jun 27 2013, 11:01 AM

Blue-Collar Blues


Top-10-Blue-Collar-Trucks-Main-Art

Several months back we posted an epic Top 10 list highlighting some of the priciest, most opulent and downright ludicrous pickups available on the market. Vehicles like the Cadillac Escalade EXT and Harley-Davidson F-150 are but a couple of the high-brow haulers we featured. Those vehicles – and we hesitate to call them trucks – are so over the top they spill into luxury-car territory.

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 |  May 14 2013, 5:42 PM

2013 Ram 1500

Originally revealed in February, RAM has announced that production on the RAM 1500 Diesel will begin September 2013.

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