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New Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition Unveiled at State Fair of Texas

New Ram 1500 Lone Star Silver Edition Unveiled at State Fair of Texas

Ram adds new Lone Star Silver Edition to exclusive Texas offerings New-for-2017 models, features and trims also make their first auto show appearance at State Fair of Texas Southwestern-themed Laramie Longhorn adds new luxury grille Top-of-the-line Ram Limited now available with black RAM tailgate letters Bilstein shoc ... Continue reading

Ram Reveals New Rebel TRX Concept - 100-mph Off-road Pickup Rips With 575 Supercharged Horsepower

Ram Reveals New Rebel TRX Concept - 100-mph Off-road Pickup Rips With 575 Supercharged Horsepower

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Sept. 29, 2016 -- Ram Rebel TRX concept is an engineering, design and consumer-interest study for an extreme performance half-ton pickup Supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI® V-8 delivers 575 horsepower, the most powerful factory-engineered half-ton pickup ever TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmissio ... Continue reading

2016 Ram ProMaster City - A "Moving" Review By Thom Cannell +VIDEO

2016 Ram ProMaster City - A "Moving" Review By Thom Cannell +VIDEO

By Thom Cannell Senior Editor Michigan Bureau The Auto Channel lede photo driving experience—balanced against decades of experience and hundreds of comparisons. Not long ago; Story 1, Story 2 I was helping friends move, now it is my turn. Making the job easier has been a series of small and medium cargo vans cur ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS August 28-September 5, 2016

NHTSA RECALLS August 28-September 5, 2016

NHTSA RECALLS August 28-September 5, 2016 ... Continue reading

Fiat Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM August 2016 U.S. Sales

Fiat Chrysler Jeep Dodge RAM August 2016 U.S. Sales

Jeep® brand posts 12 percent sales increase in August compared with same month a year ago Five Jeep brand models up in August, led by 41 percent increase in Jeep Cherokee sales Dodge brand up 5 percent; six Dodge brand vehicles log year-over-year sales gains in August Ram Truck brand up 2 percent; Ram ProMaster and Ra ... Continue reading

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

Cars.com Names 2016 GMC Canyon Best Midsize Pickup Truck

CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2016 -- Cars.com put the current lineup of midsize pickup trucks to the test in its Midsize Pickup Truck Challenge to determine the overall best option for buyers. Contenders included the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado, 2016 GMC Canyon, 2017 Honda Ridgeline, 2016 Nissan Frontier and the 2016 Toyota Tacoma. A ... Continue reading

NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others

NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others

NHTSA RECALLS: August 16-22, 2016: Chrysler, Dodge, RAM, Bentley, Jeep, Buick, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Others ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recalls August 1- 15, 2016: RAM, Chevrolet, Honda, Mitsubishi, Buses, Trucks and Trailers

NHTSA Recalls August 1- 15, 2016: RAM, Chevrolet, Honda, Mitsubishi, Buses, Trucks and Trailers

Your vehicle MAY be involved in a safety recall and MAY create a safety risk for you or your passengers. If left unrepaired, a potential safety defect could lead to injury or even death. Safety defects must be repaired by a dealer at no cost to you. What is a recall? When a manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic ... Continue reading

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Cars That Have the Most and Least Maintainence Costs

Washington DC August 12, 2016; The AIADA online newsletter reported that according to the website Priceonomics the Toyota brand and its gas-electric hybrid Prius are the winners in keeping maintenance costs low in the long run and luxury brands like BMW and Mercedes-Benz are on the high end of maintenance costs. Over t ... Continue reading

2016 Ram ProMaster, A Cubist's Dream

2016 Ram ProMaster, A Cubist's Dream

2016 Ram ProMaster my friend remarked "It's a noisy engine." "Yes, it is a diesel,” I replied listening to the muffled clatter of a modern diesel. That is part of the story of the 2016 Ram ProMaster and its 3.0-liter diesel engine, its terrific functionality. </p><p>Again, we were moving boxes, wheelbarrows, fram ... Continue reading

Buh-Bye 200 Hello 1500: FCA US Invests Nearly $1.5 Billion To Retool Chryser 200 Plant To Build Next-Gen RAM Pickups

Buh-Bye 200 Hello 1500: FCA US Invests Nearly $1.5 Billion To Retool Chryser 200 Plant To Build Next-Gen RAM Pickups

July 26, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - FCA US today announced that it will invest $1.48 billion in its Sterling Heights Assembly Plant (Mich.) to retool it to build the next generation Ram 1500 and support the future growth of the Ram brand. The Company also confirmed that production of the Chrysler 200 will end in Dece ... Continue reading

FCA US Eliminates Use of Non-desiccated Ammonium-nitrate Takata Air-bag Inflators

FCA US Eliminates Use of Non-desiccated Ammonium-nitrate Takata Air-bag Inflators

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 21, 2016 -- FCA US LLC will cease NAFTA-market production of vehicles equipped with non-desiccated ammonium-nitrate Takata air-bag inflators, by next week. Global production is expected to end by mid-September. Most inflators used in FCA US vehicles employ alternate propellants. Others use des ... Continue reading

FCA Canada Reports All-time Best Monthly Sales

FCA Canada Reports All-time Best Monthly Sales

31,724 vehicles sold, setting an all-time monthly sales record All-time record sales month for Jeep® brand and Dodge Challenger May sales records set for Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Grand Caravan Best calendar year-to-date sales start on record with 124,663 vehicles sold Number-one-selling automaker in Canada in 2 ... Continue reading

FCA May 2016 U.S. Sales - 1 Percent Increase Best May Sales Since 2005

FCA May 2016 U.S. Sales - 1 Percent Increase Best May Sales Since 2005

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 1, 2016 -- Jeep® brand sales up 14 percent; best monthly sales ever Jeep Renegade and Jeep Patriot each posts their best monthly sales ever Ram ProMaster and Ram ProMaster City vans record their best May sales ever FCA US LLC today reported U.S. sales of 204,452 units, a 1 percent increase co ... Continue reading

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Announces Leadership Changes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Announces Leadership Changes

LONDON, May 24, 2016 -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. announces the following leadership changes with immediate effect: Reid Bigland is named as the Chief Executive of the Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands. Reid has held a number of Sales and Brand Leadership positions within FCA, and is currently the Head of US Sales an ... Continue reading

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