The Truth About Cars » Ram http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The $100,000 Pickup Truck is Real, and You Have Dealers and the Aftermarket to Thank For It http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/100000-pickup-truck-real-dealers-aftermarket-thank/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/100000-pickup-truck-real-dealers-aftermarket-thank/#comments Thu, 28 Apr 2016 14:00:43 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331250 The time is ticking ever closer to the day an OEM slaps a $100,000 MSRP on a truck. It will happen, and it won’t be long before it does. In 1997, $27,000 bought a lavishly equipped F-150 Lariat SuperCab with a 5.4-liter V8. Adjusted for inflation, that’s about $40,000 in today’s money. Adjusted for reality, that […]

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The time is ticking ever closer to the day an OEM slaps a $100,000 MSRP on a truck. It will happen, and it won’t be long before it does. In 1997, $27,000 bought a lavishly equipped F-150 Lariat SuperCab with a 5.4-liter V8. Adjusted for inflation, that’s about $40,000 in today’s money. Adjusted for reality, that […]

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Fiat-Chrysler Earnings Rise Sharply; Ram Production Coming to Sterling Heights http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/fiat-chryslers-earnings-rise-sharply-ram-production-coming-to-sterling-heights/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/fiat-chryslers-earnings-rise-sharply-ram-production-coming-to-sterling-heights/#comments Tue, 26 Apr 2016 15:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1331714 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a good morning today, after FCA announced boosted profit and earnings spurred by healthy sales in the U.S. and Europe. First quarter net profits were up from just above the break-even point a year ago to 451 million euros ($539.4 million), according to The Detroit News, with pre-tax […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a good morning today, after FCA announced boosted profit and earnings spurred by healthy sales in the U.S. and Europe. First quarter net profits were up from just above the break-even point a year ago to 451 million euros ($539.4 million), according to The Detroit News, with pre-tax […]

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Tuesday Could Shed Light on Marchionne’s Master Plan, or Not http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/tuesday-could-shed-light-on-marchionnes-master-plan-or-not/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/tuesday-could-shed-light-on-marchionnes-master-plan-or-not/#comments Sun, 24 Apr 2016 16:00:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1330593 Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, could shed light on the company’s uncertain future this Tuesday when the company reports earnings. However, as the Detroit Free Press reports, Marchionne may not take the opportunity to clear the air, which would leave employees at FCA plants wondering about their futures for months to come. The sweatered […]

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Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, could shed light on the company’s uncertain future this Tuesday when the company reports earnings. However, as the Detroit Free Press reports, Marchionne may not take the opportunity to clear the air, which would leave employees at FCA plants wondering about their futures for months to come. The sweatered […]

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FCA’s Rapidly Rising Chrysler Group Sales Are Back At Pre-Bankruptcy Levels http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/fcas-rapidly-rising-chrysler-group-sales-back-pre-bankruptcy-levels/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/fcas-rapidly-rising-chrysler-group-sales-back-pre-bankruptcy-levels/#comments Wed, 06 Apr 2016 14:00:05 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1318858 At Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, this much we know: 72 consecutive months of year-over-year U.S. growth, a market share increase in the United States from 9.4 percent to 12.8 percent between 2010 and 2015, routine record-setting U.S. sales performances at Jeep, and an overarching “light truck” division that now produces more than four out of every five […]

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At Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, this much we know: 72 consecutive months of year-over-year U.S. growth, a market share increase in the United States from 9.4 percent to 12.8 percent between 2010 and 2015, routine record-setting U.S. sales performances at Jeep, and an overarching “light truck” division that now produces more than four out of every five […]

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Will an FCA Executive Return From Brazil With a New Ram? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/will-an-fca-executive-return-from-brazil-with-a-new-ram/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/will-an-fca-executive-return-from-brazil-with-a-new-ram/#comments Sat, 26 Mar 2016 14:58:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1312106 A top Ram executive is heading to Brazil next week as the truck maker increasingly cozies up to the idea of adding a smaller pickup to its lineup. The trip comes after Mike Manley, global head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Jeep and Ram brands, told The Detroit News that an “opportunity” exists in the U.S. midsize […]

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A top Ram executive is heading to Brazil next week as the truck maker increasingly cozies up to the idea of adding a smaller pickup to its lineup. The trip comes after Mike Manley, global head of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ Jeep and Ram brands, told The Detroit News that an “opportunity” exists in the U.S. midsize […]

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FCA Hands Out Band-Aids, Tourniquetes to Fiat Dealers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/fca-hands-band-aids-tourniquetes-fiat-dealers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/fca-hands-band-aids-tourniquetes-fiat-dealers/#comments Thu, 10 Mar 2016 18:00:39 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1301393 Fiat’s American retailers are struggling to bring in buyers as well as pay the cost of their dealerships, but help is on the way from the parents. On March 9, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles pitched a plan to stabilize dealers, offering Fiat stores the opportunity to combine their operations with the Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram dealers many are adjacent […]

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Fiat’s American retailers are struggling to bring in buyers as well as pay the cost of their dealerships, but help is on the way from the parents. On March 9, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles pitched a plan to stabilize dealers, offering Fiat stores the opportunity to combine their operations with the Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge-Ram dealers many are adjacent […]

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Plant Shutdown Extended as Chrysler 200 Continues to be Unpopular http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/plant-shutdown-extended-chrysler-200-continues-unpopular/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/03/plant-shutdown-extended-chrysler-200-continues-unpopular/#comments Mon, 07 Mar 2016 21:23:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1299241 The midsize sedan that can’t catch a break is continuing to darken a plant where workers can’t catch a shift. The Sterling Heights, Michigan assembly plant that produces the Chrysler 200 will remain closed for another three weeks, Automotive News reports, extending the temporary closure to a total of nine weeks. Slow sales and a steep […]

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The midsize sedan that can’t catch a break is continuing to darken a plant where workers can’t catch a shift. The Sterling Heights, Michigan assembly plant that produces the Chrysler 200 will remain closed for another three weeks, Automotive News reports, extending the temporary closure to a total of nine weeks. Slow sales and a steep […]

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Ramcharger Rebirth http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ramcharger-rebirth/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/ramcharger-rebirth/#comments Fri, 12 Feb 2016 15:00:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1284234 In October, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne addressed a group of automotive analysts, where he was quoted as follows. “We have a unique opportunity with renewal of the [Ram] pickup line, with the powertrains we selected, to significantly increase output. We will also be exploring, as a result of that investment, some other segments.” Speculation related […]

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In October, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne addressed a group of automotive analysts, where he was quoted as follows. “We have a unique opportunity with renewal of the [Ram] pickup line, with the powertrains we selected, to significantly increase output. We will also be exploring, as a result of that investment, some other segments.” Speculation related […]

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The 13 Auto Brands Which Reported Record U.S. Auto Sales In 2015 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/13-auto-brands-reported-record-u-s-auto-sales-2015/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/01/13-auto-brands-reported-record-u-s-auto-sales-2015/#comments Fri, 08 Jan 2016 15:35:14 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1259673 As the American auto industry soared past 2014’s output on the way to a record-setting year of new vehicle sales volume, the rising tide did not lift all boats. Smart, Bentley, Dodge, Maserati, Jaguar, Fiat, Volkswagen, Scion, and Buick all sold fewer vehicles in 2015 than in 2014. The year-over-year rate of growth produced by […]

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As the American auto industry soared past 2014’s output on the way to a record-setting year of new vehicle sales volume, the rising tide did not lift all boats. Smart, Bentley, Dodge, Maserati, Jaguar, Fiat, Volkswagen, Scion, and Buick all sold fewer vehicles in 2015 than in 2014. The year-over-year rate of growth produced by […]

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Say What? Marchionne Says Ram Studying Expedition/Suburban-sized SUV http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/say-marchionne-says-ram-studying-expeditionsuburban-sized-suv/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/say-marchionne-says-ram-studying-expeditionsuburban-sized-suv/#comments Wed, 28 Oct 2015 21:00:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1206993 During a call to discuss its third-quarter financial results, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne hinted that the automaker may launch a Ram-branded large SUV to compete with Ford’s Expedition and General Motors’ Suburban/Yukon XL. The battleship segment is “the near-exclusive use of some others. We have a reasonable chance of getting at least part […]

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During a call to discuss its third-quarter financial results, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne hinted that the automaker may launch a Ram-branded large SUV to compete with Ford’s Expedition and General Motors’ Suburban/Yukon XL. The battleship segment is “the near-exclusive use of some others. We have a reasonable chance of getting at least part […]

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Viper Ends Production in 2017; Fiat Chrysler Plans For New Cars, Engines at its Plants http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/viper-ends-production-2017-fiat-chrysler-plans-new-cars-engines-plants/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/viper-ends-production-2017-fiat-chrysler-plans-new-cars-engines-plants/#comments Fri, 23 Oct 2015 17:20:16 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1203465 The Dodge Viper will end production in 2017 when the current model expires, according to approved language included in the United Auto Workers’ contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. According to Automotive News, the Conner Avenue plant, which makes the sportscar, doesn’t have future product planned beyond 2017, effectively sealing the fate for the flagging car. The […]

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The Dodge Viper will end production in 2017 when the current model expires, according to approved language included in the United Auto Workers’ contract with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. According to Automotive News, the Conner Avenue plant, which makes the sportscar, doesn’t have future product planned beyond 2017, effectively sealing the fate for the flagging car. The […]

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Everything Is Bigger In Texas, Including its Automotive Press Awards http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/everything-bigger-texas-including-automotive-press-awards/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/everything-bigger-texas-including-automotive-press-awards/#comments Tue, 13 Oct 2015 19:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1194346 The Texas Auto Writers Association said Tuesday that the new, diesel-powered Nissan Titan XD was the 2015 Texas Truck of the Year and the Ford F-Series won Truck Line of Texas, alongside 22 other awards in a bi-annual affair held on non-consecutive Sundays until an eventual winner is crowned after a round-robin, double-elimination playoff. The award […]

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The Texas Auto Writers Association said Tuesday that the new, diesel-powered Nissan Titan XD was the 2015 Texas Truck of the Year and the Ford F-Series won Truck Line of Texas, alongside 22 other awards in a bi-annual affair held on non-consecutive Sundays until an eventual winner is crowned after a round-robin, double-elimination playoff. The award […]

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U.S. North to South 2015: Prudhoe Bay, Alaska http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/u-s-north-south-2015-prudhoe-bay-alaska/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/u-s-north-south-2015-prudhoe-bay-alaska/#comments Thu, 08 Oct 2015 15:36:58 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1190602 After starting in Barrow, the northernmost settlement in the United States, our second stop takes us 200 miles (320 km) south east to Prudhoe Bay, again on the Arctic Ocean. As I detailed in the opening report, there are no roads linking Barrow to Prudhoe Bay, only barge transport during the summer (the barge season had […]

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After starting in Barrow, the northernmost settlement in the United States, our second stop takes us 200 miles (320 km) south east to Prudhoe Bay, again on the Arctic Ocean. As I detailed in the opening report, there are no roads linking Barrow to Prudhoe Bay, only barge transport during the summer (the barge season had […]

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Jeep Is the Smiling Mask Hiding FCA’s Frowny Face http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/jeeps-u-s-surge-masks-fca-sales-disappointments/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/10/jeeps-u-s-surge-masks-fca-sales-disappointments/#comments Wed, 07 Oct 2015 15:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1188602 Total Fiat Chrysler Automobiles volume is up six percent this year thanks to record sales at Jeep, FCA’s top-selling outlet. However, despite that wave of Jeep-directed affection in the U.S., sales at the company’s other brands have fallen two percent through the first nine months of 2015. Even in September, an extraordinarily high-volume month for the U.S. […]

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Total Fiat Chrysler Automobiles volume is up six percent this year thanks to record sales at Jeep, FCA’s top-selling outlet. However, despite that wave of Jeep-directed affection in the U.S., sales at the company’s other brands have fallen two percent through the first nine months of 2015. Even in September, an extraordinarily high-volume month for the U.S. […]

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FCA-UAW Contract Sees Trucks Coming Home, Cars Going to Mexico http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fca-uaw-contract-sees-trucks-coming-home-cars-going-to-mexico/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fca-uaw-contract-sees-trucks-coming-home-cars-going-to-mexico/#comments Thu, 17 Sep 2015 15:45:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1175226 Ram production will be coming back to the United States and car production moving to FCA’s Mexican operations, Automotive News is reporting citing anonymous sources. The news comes just days after FCA and the UAW tentatively agreed to a new national contract while locals continue to hammer out the finer details at the plant level. According to the report, […]

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Ram production will be coming back to the United States and car production moving to FCA’s Mexican operations, Automotive News is reporting citing anonymous sources. The news comes just days after FCA and the UAW tentatively agreed to a new national contract while locals continue to hammer out the finer details at the plant level. According to the report, […]

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We’re In a Cargo Van Renaissance http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/were-in-a-cargo-van-renaissance/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/were-in-a-cargo-van-renaissance/#comments Fri, 11 Sep 2015 15:00:27 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1166858 Wake up, ladies and gentlemen, and listen to the happy news: we are in an automotive renaissance. The kind of renaissance that comes around but once every decade or two; the kind that’s accompanied by new designs and new powertrains and new features and new competition. I am referring, of course, to the cargo van […]

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Wake up, ladies and gentlemen, and listen to the happy news: we are in an automotive renaissance. The kind of renaissance that comes around but once every decade or two; the kind that’s accompanied by new designs and new powertrains and new features and new competition. I am referring, of course, to the cargo van […]

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FCA Recalling 1.7 Million Trucks For Airbag Issues http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fca-recalling-1-7-million-trucks-airbag-issues/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fca-recalling-1-7-million-trucks-airbag-issues/#comments Thu, 10 Sep 2015 18:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1166450 This has not been a banner summer for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. In the past 90 days, FCA has recalled nearly 4 million cars and trucks for various issues including hackable cars, volatile fuel tanks, faulty airbags and now, in some of its Ram trucks, airbags with minds of their own. In a statement Thursday, FCA […]

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This has not been a banner summer for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. In the past 90 days, FCA has recalled nearly 4 million cars and trucks for various issues including hackable cars, volatile fuel tanks, faulty airbags and now, in some of its Ram trucks, airbags with minds of their own. In a statement Thursday, FCA […]

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Fiat Chrysler Posts Sales Gains In August, Keeps 5-year Streak Alive http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fiat-chrysler-posts-sales-gains-august-keeps-5-year-streak-alive/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/09/fiat-chrysler-posts-sales-gains-august-keeps-5-year-streak-alive/#comments Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:15:54 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1157906 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles posted a 2-percent overall gain in sales for August, keeping its 65-month streak of increased sales alive, the automaker reported Tuesday. Jeep jumped the largest amount for the automaker; Jeep reported an 18-percent increase as a brand and four of its models posted sales gains. Sales of Dodge-branded vehicles slid 15 percent overall, and Chrysler-branded […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles posted a 2-percent overall gain in sales for August, keeping its 65-month streak of increased sales alive, the automaker reported Tuesday. Jeep jumped the largest amount for the automaker; Jeep reported an 18-percent increase as a brand and four of its models posted sales gains. Sales of Dodge-branded vehicles slid 15 percent overall, and Chrysler-branded […]

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Marchionne: “To Be Perfectly Honest, We’ve All Fucked with the UAW, Right? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/marchionne-to-be-perfectly-honest-weve-all-fucked-with-the-uaw-right/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/marchionne-to-be-perfectly-honest-weve-all-fucked-with-the-uaw-right/#comments Sat, 29 Aug 2015 15:15:53 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1155986 Sergio Marchionne seems to be taking a different tactic in this year’s UAW negotiations. Instead of threatening to take product out of North America and send it to China, the head of FCA is playing to the hearts and minds of the union membership, even going so far as to admit all automakers have screwed workers […]

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Sergio Marchionne seems to be taking a different tactic in this year’s UAW negotiations. Instead of threatening to take product out of North America and send it to China, the head of FCA is playing to the hearts and minds of the union membership, even going so far as to admit all automakers have screwed workers […]

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No Fixed Abode: You Don’t Want A Jeep Pickup, You Pansy! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/no-fixed-abode-dont-want-jeep-pickup-pansy/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/no-fixed-abode-dont-want-jeep-pickup-pansy/#comments Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:00:31 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1145497 Last week, rookie TTACer Aaron Cole called the RAM Rebel a Jeep pickup. I don’t think it would be impossible to make the case that the Rebel is a successor of sorts to the J10 and J20 full-sizers like the one that Jalopnik is rebuilding right now. Those pickups were discontinued after Chrysler acquired AMC […]

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Last week, rookie TTACer Aaron Cole called the RAM Rebel a Jeep pickup. I don’t think it would be impossible to make the case that the Rebel is a successor of sorts to the J10 and J20 full-sizers like the one that Jalopnik is rebuilding right now. Those pickups were discontinued after Chrysler acquired AMC […]

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2015 Ram 1500 Rebel Review – Identity Crisis http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/2015-ram-rebel-review-identity-crisis/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/2015-ram-rebel-review-identity-crisis/#comments Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:00:44 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1141673 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel Crew Cab 4×4 5.7-liter, variable valve timing, multi-displacement system Hemi V-8 (395 horsepower @ 5,600 rpm; 410 pounds-feet @ 3,950 rpm) 8-speed 8HP70 automatic 15 city/21 highway/17 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 15.1 mpg, 60 percent highway/30 percent off-road/10 percent at a lousy, never-ending stoplight (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: Rebel Package; Dual rear […]

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2015 Ram 1500 Rebel Crew Cab 4×4 5.7-liter, variable valve timing, multi-displacement system Hemi V-8 (395 horsepower @ 5,600 rpm; 410 pounds-feet @ 3,950 rpm) 8-speed 8HP70 automatic 15 city/21 highway/17 combined (EPA Rating, MPG) 15.1 mpg, 60 percent highway/30 percent off-road/10 percent at a lousy, never-ending stoplight (Observed, MPG) Tested Options: Rebel Package; Dual rear […]

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For $58 You May Pass the IIHS Small-overlap Crash http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/58-may-pass-iihs-small-overlap-crash/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/08/58-may-pass-iihs-small-overlap-crash/#comments Mon, 03 Aug 2015 17:00:45 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1132489 Metal bars welded to the Ford F-150 Super Crew in front and behind its front wheels that helped it pass the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s notoriously difficult small-overlap crash cost roughly $58, Automotive News is reporting. It was revealed last week that the low-cost part was left off of regular- and extended-cab models, prompting the […]

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Metal bars welded to the Ford F-150 Super Crew in front and behind its front wheels that helped it pass the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s notoriously difficult small-overlap crash cost roughly $58, Automotive News is reporting. It was revealed last week that the low-cost part was left off of regular- and extended-cab models, prompting the […]

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No, Fiat Chrysler Probably Won’t Go Broke Buying Back Used Cars http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/no-fiat-chrysler-probably-wont-go-broke-buying-back-used-cars/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/no-fiat-chrysler-probably-wont-go-broke-buying-back-used-cars/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 22:00:49 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1126033 After this morning’s announcement that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would be subject to one of the largest civil penalties for an automaker, reports that the automaker could be on the hook for $2.5 billion in cars aren’t true, the automaker said today. “While such amounts may exceed the $20 million, contrary to certain reports, FCA US does […]

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After this morning’s announcement that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles would be subject to one of the largest civil penalties for an automaker, reports that the automaker could be on the hook for $2.5 billion in cars aren’t true, the automaker said today. “While such amounts may exceed the $20 million, contrary to certain reports, FCA US does […]

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Fiat Chrysler May Have to Take Back 1.5M Defective Jeeps, Rams http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/fiat-chrysler-may-take-back-1-5m-defective-jeeps-rams/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/fiat-chrysler-may-take-back-1-5m-defective-jeeps-rams/#comments Mon, 27 Jul 2015 17:00:21 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1125729 In an order detailing the largest civil penalty for an automaker so far, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could have to buy back 500,000 defective trucks and accept trade-in above market value for 1 million defective Jeeps . The automaker’s record $105 million fine includes a $70 million […]

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In an order detailing the largest civil penalty for an automaker so far, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Monday that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles could have to buy back 500,000 defective trucks and accept trade-in above market value for 1 million defective Jeeps . The automaker’s record $105 million fine includes a $70 million […]

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Super Duty Buoys Flagging F-150 Sales for Ford http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/buoyed-heavy-duty-ford-still-leading-pickup-sales-us/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/07/buoyed-heavy-duty-ford-still-leading-pickup-sales-us/#comments Wed, 22 Jul 2015 18:00:19 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1123137 The Chevrolet Silverado has outsold the Ford F-150 so far this year, but sales of Ford’s Super Duty trucks have boosted the company’s truck business past its competition, PickupTrucks.com is reporting. All three truck makers are selling more pickups than they were a year ago, but flagging F-150 sales and depleted inventory could be keeping Ford’s […]

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The Chevrolet Silverado has outsold the Ford F-150 so far this year, but sales of Ford’s Super Duty trucks have boosted the company’s truck business past its competition, PickupTrucks.com is reporting. All three truck makers are selling more pickups than they were a year ago, but flagging F-150 sales and depleted inventory could be keeping Ford’s […]

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