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    Numbers Don't Lie: Silverado beats out F-150 as America's best-selling light-duty pickup

    Quick – What's the best-selling light-duty pickup truck in America? Did you say the Ford F-150? Not so fast. According to the J.D. Power Information Network (via our friends at, General Motors sold more Chevy Silverado 1500 pickups (119,959 units) in June that Ford sold ...

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    Chrysler idling Ram plant it just reopened

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    One week after Chrysler announced that it was re-opening seven of its plants, one truck plant is being put back on the shelf. Automotive News reports that the Fenton, MO Dodge Ram 1500 plant will close on July 10, yet the facility will ...

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    REPORT: Chrysler kills light-duty Cummins engine for Dodge Ram 1500, at least for now

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    According to court documents, Chrysler has put at least a temporary halt to the expected light-duty Cummins diesel engine for the Dodge Ram 1500. Mark Land, director of public relations at Cummins, tells our sleuthy friends at ...

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    Chrysler to restart seven North American plants by end of month

    Hot on the heels of news that the Dodge Viper's Conner Avenue facility would be the first Chrysler plant to fire up after the company's bankruptcy proceedings/Fiat tie-up comes official word that the automaker will resume production at seven plants the week of June 29. In addition, Chrysler will ...

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    Chrysler submits $448m plan to build electric vehicles

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    Chrysler has submitted a series of plans to the U.S. Department of Energy intended to speed up the development of plug-in hybrids and fully electric cars and trucks under the DOE's Transportation Electrification Initiative and ...

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    Rumormill: Next Dodge Ram HD to get 6.4-liter V8?

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    If you think there's nothing wrong with Chrysler's 5.7-liter HEMI V8 engine that an extra dollop of horsepower can't fix, we have some great news for you. Our friend and knower-of-all-things with a pickem-up-bed Mike Levine at ...

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    37,000+ Dodge Ram pickups recalled over... faulty HVAC software?!

    Dodge is recalling 37,407 Ram pickups from the 2009 model year to repair faulty software that controls the manual temperature controls (not the digital dual-zone temp controller).According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the system's faulty programming can render defrosting ...

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    Dodge recalling 72,000 Rams and nearly 17,000 Journeys from 2008-09

    The 2008 and 2009 Dodge Ram and 2009 Dodge Journey are being recalled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each for a different reason. The Ram's windshield wiper motor isn't adequately protected from water, so it could fail completely due to water intrusion. Initial numbers ...

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    Obama's Auto Task Force to arrive in Detroit today, drive GM's Volt

    General Motors and Chrysler representatives have just gone through two weeks with President Obama's newly-formed automotive task force, and now it's time for the political types to gain some insight into automotive production. The task force is headed to Detroit this morning to get a crash course ...

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    VIDEO: 2009 Ford F-150 versus 2009 Dodge Ram

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    The pickup market may be contracting, but the trucks themselves are better than ever. Two substantially new full-size trucks have gone on sale recently, the 2009 Ford F-150 and 2009 Dodge Ram, and we've already had the chance to park both in the Autoblog ...

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    Chrysler/Nissan partnership frozen, Ram-based Titan and Chrysler small car in jeopardy

    Times are tough all over the auto industry, but the situation at Chrysler seems to be far more dire. Chrysler's sales numbers are significantly worse than they are elsewhere in the industry, with January sales plunging by 55%. In December, the Pentastar received $4 billion from the U.S. government ...

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    Chicago 2009: Dodge Ram 3500HD

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    When it comes to consumer loyalty, you'd be hard pressed to find a more dedicated group of fans outside the heavy-duty pickup segment. Recognizing this, Dodge has brought a slew of full-size trucks to the Chicago Auto Show in the form ...

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    VIDEO: Mike Rowe takes on dirty job of comparing full-size pickups

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    In today's world, you'd imagine that any new full-size pickup truck can handle the daily grind with ease. And for the most part, you'd be right. But when the time comes for heavy hauling, not all trucks are created equally. Each manufacturer can probably come up with ...

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    Review: 2009 Dodge Ram Laramie Crew Cab 4X2

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    Many consider the Dodge Aries K and Dodge Caravan the most important Chryslers of the past 30 years. We agree those two vehicles were a huge part of keeping the Pentastar in business, but we'd add the 1994 Dodge Ram to the list, as ...

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    Detroit 2009: Dodge Ram R/T Accessorized

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    Stuck among the largely forgettable production vehicles at the Chrysler, LLC display is this Mopar-enhanced Ram R/T. Originally shown at SEMA, B5 Blue (we think) covers its bodywork, which is very close to the ground thanks to a new set of ...

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    Detroit 2009: Dodge Ram HD goes for the Big Horn

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    The 2009 Dodge Ram Heavy Duty was left to rumble on its own out back while the electric concepts took to the Chrysler stage at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. But the hulking oil-burner certainly deserves mention. Powerplants come in two ...

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    N.A. Car and Truck of the Year Finalists Announced

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    Now that the motoring world has announced the International COTY and TOTY contenders, the finalists for North American Car and Truck of the Year have been revealed. The six chosen chariots consist of some of the same ...

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    CNET announces nominees for Tech Car of the Year

    About this time last year, Cadillac's CTS added CNET's Tech Car of the Year to its increasingly crowded trophy case. Its entertainment system's recording capability was one of the things that impressed us, and, presumably, the voters. This year, CNET asks its readers to choose between three ...

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    2009 Dodge Ram earns 5 stars for crash safety

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    The 2009 Dodge Ram was all aces in the latest round of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration crash testing, with the big D-wagon achieving five stars in both driver and passenger front crash ratings. The Dodge Ram follows the ...

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    SEMA 2008: Dodge Rams its new truck down our throats

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    We noticed that the Chrysler Group is pretty excited about the Challenger after visiting the Mopar Underground display at SEMA this year. We are too, but it's not just Challengers on display in Vegas. There are also a handful of ...


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