RAM 1500 Tradesman Heavy Duty Discontinued

RAM 1500 Tradesman Heavy Duty Discontinued
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Noticeably missing from the 2013 RAM 1500 lineup is the Tradesman HD model, and chances are it won’t be returning anytime soon, if ever.  Continue Reading...

RAM 1500 Tops List of Most Dangerous Cars in America

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RAM 1500 Tops List of Most Dangerous Cars in America
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There’s a pretty common stereotype that if it’s an American-built pickup, it’s nice and strong. Not only is it built to last, but it’s built to withstand any major accidents and safely protect its occupants. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Best Selling Pickup Trucks in America

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Top 10 Best Selling Pickup Trucks in America
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The pickup truck is an icon that embodies the working spirit. It’s every blue collar employee’s calling card and farmer’s best friend. Truck buyers grow especially close to their vehicles as trucks are a  key tool in earning a living, depending on them to last through days and years of service. Continue Reading...

2013 RAM 1500 Unveiled With 8-Speed Transmission: 2012 NY Auto Show

2013 RAM 1500 Unveiled With 8-Speed Transmission: 2012 NY Auto Show
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After multiple teasers, RAM has officially unveiled its 2013 1500 packed with a 3.6L Pentastar V6 engine and eight-speed automatic transmission, with a 5.7L HEMI V8 as an option. The new 3.6L V6 packs 42 percent more horsepower, 13 percent more torque and at least 20 percent better fuel economy compared to its 3.7L V6… Continue Reading...

2013 RAM 1500 Third Teaser Released: New York Auto Show Preview

2013 RAM 1500 Third Teaser Released: New York Auto Show Preview
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The RAM 1500 will be debuting this week at the New York Auto show with new engine choices, a new transmission and a new airbag suspension system. In preparation for the event, RAM is releasing five teaser shots, and today’s is the third in the series. This newest teaser shows us what is probably a… Continue Reading...

2013 RAM 1500 Teased Again: New York Auto Show Preview

2013 RAM 1500 Teased Again: New York Auto Show Preview
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The second of four teaser images for the upcoming 2013 RAM 1500 has been released, hinting at some sort of rotating knob, perhaps infotainment related. The first teaser clearly showed off the grille of the new 2013 RAM 1500, but this image is a little bit more obscure. The RAM 1500 will make its debut… Continue Reading...

RAM 1500 Gets V6 Pentastar, 8-Speed Transmission

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RAM 1500 Gets V6 Pentastar, 8-Speed Transmission
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The Ram 1500 is getting some new powertrain options, the Pentastar 3.6L V6 and an eight speed transmission. These new upgrades will bring the Ram into even closer contention with Ford’s Ecoboost engine. The Pentastar has been a successful engine for Chrysler, and Ram is now the newest of a long list of vehicles to… Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Ram 1500 Getting Jeep Grand Cherokee Air Suspension

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2013 Dodge Ram 1500 Getting Jeep Grand Cherokee Air Suspension
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The upcoming 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 refresh will also be getting some new tweaks to its suspension, employing the services of Jeep‘s Grand Cherokee. The new truck will be getting the air suspension setup found in the Jeep Grand Cherokee, giving the truck a whole new level of riding comfort. The 2013 Ram 1500 will be… Continue Reading...

2012 Ram 1500 to Get Pentastar V6 With Added Power, Fuel Economy

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2012 Ram 1500 to Get Pentastar V6 With Added Power, Fuel Economy
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For 2012 the Ram 1500 pick-up will get an all-new base V6 engine, replacing the current unit with more power and improved fuel economy. According to a tweet by Ward’s Auto, Chrysler powertrain boss Paolo Ferrero has confirmed the Ram will get the new corporate Pentastar V6 next year. While 100 ccs smaller than the… Continue Reading...

U.S Department Of Energy Testing Dodge Ram Hybrid

U.S Department Of Energy Testing Dodge Ram Hybrid
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Chrysler is delivering  10 Ram 1500 Hybrids to the U.S Department of Energy for testing within the next week. The pickups will be delivered to Yuma, Arizona, as part of a $100 million research project. The program with the U.S Department of Energy will run through June 2014. 140 Ram 1500 pickups will be delivered… Continue Reading...

Mopar, Ram to Sponsor TORC Racing Series

Mopar, Ram to Sponsor TORC Racing Series
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Chrysler’s Mopar and Ram divisions recently announced that they will be official sponsors for the series, providing trucks for drivers as well as an official pace vehicle in the shape of a Ram Runner Pickup. Continue Reading...

Chevy Silverado Tops in New 5-Star Truck Crash Tests, Ram Lags Behind

Chevy Silverado Tops in New 5-Star Truck Crash Tests, Ram Lags Behind
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The results of the crash tests are awarded ‘stars’ based on the ‘level’ of injury risk related to a defined average from those individual front, side and roll-over tests – five stars being the best above average, one star being the worst. Continue Reading...

Ram Laramie Longhorn Named 2011 ‘Truck of Texas’

Ram Laramie Longhorn Named 2011 ‘Truck of Texas’
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And from looking at this truck, it probably isn’t difficult to see why. The The Laramie Longhorn is loaded with gingerbread, from the two tone paint on the outside and plenty of chrome, to a luxurious leather interior that harks back to the days of the old west. Continue Reading...

Chrysler Recalls Ram 1500, Dodge Nitro and Jeep Liberty for Brake Issues

Chrysler Recalls Ram 1500, Dodge Nitro and Jeep Liberty for Brake Issues
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The recall is scheduled to begin at the start of August and dealers will inspect the brake lines on the affected vehicles and replace them for free if they are discovered to be faulty. Continue Reading...

Ford And Chrysler Announce Recalls

Ford And Chrysler Announce Recalls
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The Ford Transit Connect, Jeep Liberty, Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Nitro and RAM 1500 are being recalled by Ford and Chrysler respectively, for separate issues. A pushpin that holds the Transit Connect’s headliner in place could come loose, a seemingly minor error that according to Ford’s statement on a NHTSA website, “…could exceeded head injury criteria requirements set… Continue Reading...

The Bigger They Get, the Cheaper They Are To Insure

The Bigger They Get, the Cheaper They Are To Insure
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It may cost more money to purchase and fill up, but SUVs , trucks and mini-vans are cheaper to insure. This information is coming from a recent government report that based its findings on the fact that some vehicles cost less to fix, and therefore reflects how much it will cost to insure. Based on… Continue Reading...