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The Ride So Far: 30 Days Of Ram 1500
The Ride So Far: 30 Days Of Ram 1500

You know by now that The Car Connection is spending this month in the sturdy embrace of the 2013 Ram 1500. As we round up on week one, we're already finding some favorite features of the revamped pickup truck, with a quibble or two reinforced from our first drives last year. When we drove the 2013...Read More»

2004 Dodge Ram SRT-10
5 Most Wanted Ram Trucks: 30 Days Of Ram 1500

We're spending this month with a 2013 Ram 1500, but while we're focusing on what makes the full-sizer one of our top-rated pickups, we're also taking a look back into history for the five Chrysler pickup trucks we'd have all over again. The Ram's history is just as cloudy as the past for the big...Read More»

30 Days of the 2013 Ram 1500
30 Days Of The 2013 Ram 1500

With all the high-performance roadsters we take for joyrides, and all the supersedans we cruise, It's easy to forget how good today's full-size pickup trucks have become. We're not going to forget this month, because for the next 30 days, The Car Connection is going in-depth with the 2013 Ram 1500...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
2014 Ram 1500 Gets 3.0L Diesel

While Chrysler’s Ram Truck brand already claims to deliver best-in-class fuel economy with its Ram 1500 pickup, there’s still room for improvement. In the third quarter of this year, Ram will introduce an industry-first small displacement diesel into its line of half-ton pickups. The...Read More»

Ram's 'God Made a Farmer' spot for Super Bowl XLVII
Ram Is The Only Auto Brand To Create A Top-Ten Super Bowl Ad

Plenty of websites and media firms rank Super Bowl ads -- in fact, we discussed several of them on Monday, the day after the big game. But when it comes to TV viewers and statistics, one authority carries more weight than nearly all of the others combined: Nielsen. After the Super Bowl broadcast...Read More»

Damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast
The Auto Industry's Response To Hurricane Sandy

One week ago, after Hurricane Sandy's violent landfall, residents along America's eastern seaboard awoke to starkly different landscapes than they ones they'd known a few hours earlier. Homes and offices had been destroyed, mementos and landmarks ruined, lives changed, taken, forever altered. But...Read More»

Still from 'Road', an ad for the 2013 Ram 1500
A Tale Of Two Ads For the 2013 Ram 1500: Video

Chrysler has unveiled a new series of ads for the 2013 Ram 1500 pickup. Ordinarily, that wouldn't be such big news, but this is only the second national campaign for the Ram since 2009, when Chrysler spun off the Ram into its own line. What's also interesting is the fact that Chrysler has created...Read More»

2013 Jaguar XJ
Toyota Prius, 2013 Jaguar XK, 2013 SRT Viper Launch Edition: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Jaguar introduced the 2013 XK and Fiat revealed the 2013 500 Turbo. Bentley talked about future powertrains and we spied the 2015 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The Ram starred in a new retro ad campaign...Read More»

Ad for the Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn by Anderson Design Group
Ram Stars In Spectacular New Retro Ad Campaign

We don't spend much time covering ad campaigns -- mostly because there are so many to review that if we did, we'd have no room to talk about anything else. But a new campaign for Ram trucks (formerly Dodge Ram) is so eye-catching, we just couldn't help ourselves. The campaign itself is very small...Read More»

2012 Chrysler Town & Country
Chrysler Offers 'No Payments For 90 Days' Summer Promo

Yesterday, we told you about the debut of General Motors' "Chevy Confidence" program, which offers Chevrolet shoppers no-haggle pricing and the opportunity to return their 2012 and 2013 model-year vehicles within 60 days of purchase. Not to be outdone, Chrysler has announced a promotion of its own...Read More»

2012 Ram 1500 Express Crew Cab
2012 Ram 1500 Recalled For Spare Tire Issue

There's good news and bad news for owners of the 2012 Ram (formerly Dodge Ram). The bad news is that the Ram 1500 pickup has been recalled for a problem with its spare tire. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some Ram trucks from the 2012 model year...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500, 2012 New York Auto Show
2013 Ram 1500 Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

Especially if the exterior of the refreshed 2013 Ram 1500 (formerly Dodge Ram) is the first thing you see, you might wonder what's new—save for maybe a front-end touch-up and a new grille. But here, first impressions are deceiving. On the inside, the 2013 Ram 1500 gets a much-improved design;...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
2013 Ram 1500: Familiar Look, But A Much More Modern Truck

Chrysler has unveiled a radically different 2013 Ram at the 2012 New York Auto Show. But if you were only to go by sheetmetal and exterior styling, you might never know. The 2013 Dodge Ram has a new, stronger and lighter frame underneath, plus a new version of Chrysler's Pentastar V-6, here making...Read More»

Chrysler's online Owner's Center for Jeep vehicles
Chrysler & Mopar Launch Site For Car Owners At 2011 LA Auto Show

Looking for a digital owner's manual for your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or Ram vehicle? How about an easy way to order replacement parts or customized gear for your ride? Chrysler and its service, parts, and customer-care brand, Mopar, have created a series of websites to meet those needs and more --...Read More»

2012 Ram with RamBox option. Image: Chrysler Group LLC
Ram Expands RamBox Lineup, Lowers Pricing

For years, one tradeoff of owning a pickup was the lack of a locking trunk. If you needed to keep a laptop or camera bag out of sight and secure, your options were limited. Ditto for tools, especially over-sized things like shovels or post-hole diggers. Honda debuted a locking trunk in the bed of...Read More»

Chrysler Vehicle Order Tracking System
Chrysler Lets You Track The Status Of Your New Vehicle

Not so long ago, most new-car buyers had one option to track the status of their order: wait for the dealer to call and say, "It's in." Chrysler has changed that, though, with a new series of websites that keep shoppers up-to-date about their vehicles' whereabouts on the assembly line. The program...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 3500 HD
Ram Trucks Holding Heavy Duty Live Chat Today

Do you like talking about heavy-duty trucks? Or maybe you just have some questions about the heavy-duty Ram trucks. Either way, Ram Trucks is holding what it is calling a Heavy Duty online chat on its RamZone blog later today. The online chat will focus on the heavy-duty 2500 and 3500 Ram models...Read More»

2011 Dodge Dakota
After 24 Years, Dodge Halts Dakota Pickup Production

In 1987, Dodge launched a new pickup-truck segment with the introduction of its midsize Dakota pickup. Back then, it was a fresh idea, since many buyers found compact pickup trucks to be too small and full-size pickup trucks to be too large. Borrowing the logic from a children’s story, Dodge...Read More»

2010 Dodge Ram 3500 HD
2008-2011 Dodge Ram Pickups Recalled For Steering Defect

Dodge is recalling some 242,780 Ram 1500, Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 pickups built between model years 2008 and 2011. On certain trucks, the left tie rod ball stud may fracture, resulting in the potential loss of steering from the left front wheel. The failure is most likely to occur while making a...Read More»

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