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Today in Car News: Economics 101, Stalling Jettas, and Diesels
Today in Car News: Economics 101, Stalling Jettas, and Diesels

Auto sales may have helped consumer spending in July, but were a small bright spot in some pretty dim economic news. [Detroit Free Press] What car would you lose your job over? We'd choose an XKR Convertible, but--hey, wait--we drive cars for a living! No need to steal! Whew. [Jalopnik] The 2009 VW...Read More»

2011 Mustang V6
Five Cheap Ways to 300 Horsepower

A generation ago, it was a barrier only exotic supercars with six-figure stickers could cross.Today, you can get there in a family sedan. The 300 horsepower barrier isn't what it used to be.  Thanks to technologies like direct injection, turbocharging and valve timing, engineers today can get...Read More»

Carefree (and careless) Dodge Ram driver on the highway
Tip: How NOT To Drive Your Truck At 80 MPH

The freeway is like a box of 80-mph chocolates wrapped in sheetmetal: you never know what you're going to get. Today, we get a Dodge Ram 1500 driver cruising down the highway with his foot covering the driver's side mirror, his arm hanging out the window, and clearly very few cares in the world. He...Read More»

2010 Jeep Wrangler 4WD 2-door Sahara Angular Front Exterior View
Chrysler Recalls 2010 Dodge Nitro, Ram And 2010 Jeep Liberty, Wrangler

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that Chrysler will recall certain 2010 models of the Jeep Liberty, Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Nitro, and Dodge Ram (now known simply as the Ram). According to the official NHTSA bulletin, those vehicles were built with a defective part that could...Read More»

2010 Dodge Charger SR8
Chrysler Renews Zero-Percent Financing Offers For June

Chrysler this week renewed its generous zero-interest financing and cash-back offers for the month of June. The automaker had already strengthened its incentive offerings for May, with either no-interest financing on many of its models or up to $4,000 cash back. The sweet zero-percent financing...Read More»

2006 Dodge Ram 1500 4-door Mega Cab 160.5 4WD SLT Angular Front Exterior View
Dodge Ram: Where To Go Off-Roading

It wasn’t until the mid ‘90s that Dodge became a true powerhouse in the full size truck arena. In 1994, Dodge released its second generation of the Ram, the 1500, which after some alterations still lives on today. After winning three times Best Truck of the Year, the Dodge Ram has...Read More»

2010 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep Vehicles Get Stronger May Incentives

Chrysler today announced a more aggressive incentives program for May, including the potential for no-interest financing on much of its product line or cash-back offers of up to $4,000. For up to 36 or 60 months, depending on the vehicle, Chrysler is offering zero-percent financing, arranged...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
Ford, Chrysler Buddy Up With Toby Keith, Bill Goldberg, Zac Brown For America's Troops

Spring has finally sprung, and two of the Detroit Three are rolling out promotional programs that take advantage of the warmer weather. As an added bonus, both promos also have big benefits for members of the armed forces, including car giveaways, charity donations, and free music downloads. Ford's...Read More»

Ram Power Wagon
Ram Power Wagon Details Unveiled

Well, the Ram Power Wagon didn't appear at the New York Auto Show, but it did show up at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. Now we have the first full details, thanks to Chrysler. The truck, which is based on the Ram 2500 HD 4x4 Crew Cab, will be visually distinguished from other Rams by a...Read More»

Dodge Ram Cutaway
Photo Gallery: Dodge Ram Cutaway from the New York Auto Show

While in New York City for the New York Auto Show last week, High Gear Media editor Nelson Ireson stumbled across this cutaway Ram HD 2500 heavy-duty pickup truck. He snapped a few photos and sent them our way. Not much news here, just something fun to look at. Pickup truck enthusiasts might...Read More»

2010 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor
Pickup Sales Soar, Implying Brighter Days Ahead

According to the Wall Street Journal, pickups are on a roll. On the sales floor, popular models like Ford's F-Series have seen double-digit improvement over 2009, which is good news for automakers and potentially for the U.S. economy as a whole. In March of this year, sales of F-Series trucks like...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
An Interview With Fred Diaz

NEW YORK--Chrysler isn't showing any new product at the New York Auto Show, but that doesn't mean that they don't have a presence as the Jacob Javits Convention Center on the city's West Side. I spent a few minutes chatting with Fred Diaz, the president and CEO of the Ram brand--remember Ram is now...Read More»

Are these really @CarConnection's Twitter followers?
Our Twitter Crowd Flies Executive, Does Pullups, Doesn't Swear. Who Knew?

Here at High Gear Media's 80 websites, we write about cars and trucks. Once in a while, we touch on social media--especially as it relates to cars and trucks. But we've just gotten a tiny glimpse into the minds and habits of the 18,000 people who follow our account, @CarConnection, on Twitter. It...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
More Details on Long-Travel Ram Emerge

Thanks to our friends over at Pickuptrucks.com, we've learned some more details about the long-travel suspension Ram that Chrysler is preparing for the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah. Pickuptrucks.com has learned that the truck has 15 inches of suspension travel in the front and 14 in the rear...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500 2WD Reg Cab 120.5" SLT Front Exterior View
Report: Chrysler Won't Build Hybrid Ram

After promising that a 2011 Dodge Ram 1500 Hybrid pickup was coming, Chrysler reversed course today and announced that it will not happen. The company was to have borrowed hardware from GM's "Two-Mode" set-up for its own Ram Hybrid. The "Two-Mode" system is used in the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram
Ram Wins New England Writers' Award

Another award was given out to the 2010 Dodge Ram 1500, when it won the New England Motor Press Association "Winter Vehicle Award for Best in Class Pickup Truck." This is the second year in a row in which the truck has won the award, and according to Chrysler, the Ram has won more than 20 awards...Read More»

Mopar sketches preview Jeep Easter Safari in Moab, Utah.
Is Dodge Readying A Raptor Fighter?

We've written about the upcoming Mopar Ram Power Wagon. But Pickuptrucks.com is reporting that there may be another version of the Power Wagon unveiled at the Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, which runs from March 27 to April 4. Pickuptrucks.com thinks that the Mopar Ram Power Wagon will be a...Read More»

Mopar sketches preview Jeep Easter Safari in Moab, Utah.
Ram Unveils Concept Art For Mopar Trucks and SUVs

Chrysler is showing signs of life as it continues to climb back to competitive relevance. While it awaits an overhaul of most of its mainstream line-up over the next few years as the alliance with Fiat comes to fruition, Chrysler is whetting the appetites of Mopar fans with a series of sketches of...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 1500
Ram Power Wagon to Appear in New York?

Pickuptrucks.com has spied the Dodge Ram Power Wagon that the company plans to bring to its Easter Jeep Safari, which takes place in Moab, Utah, later this month. The big question is, will this truck be unveiled as a new Ram model at the New York Auto Show, which takes place at the end of the...Read More»

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