The Mopar brand has brought out a number of vehicles highlighting production and concept parts and accessories at the SEMA Show today, but the truck crowd will be most interested in the Ram Rebel X, a concept version of the Ram Rebel that takes its off-road and performance to another level.
After two days of challenging on- and off-road driving, TAWA members voted for the best-performing vehicles and FCA US brands secured eight of 24 awards, the most of any manufacturer at the event.
Tapping into the natural instinct of truck owners to lend a helping hand to family, friends and neighbors when a need arises, Ram Truck has launched “Ram Nation” to help its owners and dealers come together for disaster relief and community service initiatives.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – Where in North America can you go from testing the 4×4 capabilities of a 2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk at minus 40 degrees with snow whipping by at 100 mph, while at the same time baking a Renegade Limited just a few steps away at 130 degrees?
Answer: The Chrysler Technology Center (CTC) at the FCA US headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich.
Back on July 16, FCA quietly made a safety update announcement. The update mostly went unnoticed until news broke five days later on Wired that two hackers were able to access many functions on a 2014 Jeep Cherokee remotely.
Auburn Hills, Mich. – The one millionth TorqueFlite 845RE eight-speed automatic transmission produced at the FCA US LLC Kokomo Transmission Plant (Ind.) rolled off the assembly line today. The occasion was marked with a celebratory town hall to recognize the nearly 3,000 hourly employees whose commitment made the milestone possible.
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – On July 4, Ram Truck will welcome race fans to the Red Bull RedBud National presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort, round seven of the Lucas Oil Motocross Championship in Buchanan, Mich.
As sponsor of RCH’s Nos. 1 and 20 Soaring Eagle/Jimmy John’s/Ram Trucks/Suzuki Factory Racing RM- Z450 of Ken Roczen and Broc Tickle, Ram will bring a truck-load of on-site fan displays to further energize the electric atmosphere that surrounds America’s highest attended motocross round.
Ram Trucks announced the pricing and performance numbers of its 2016 2500 and 3500 Heavy Duty pickups, and it’s clear the brand is looking to up the ante to build upon its “best in class” claims for the segment.
Ram engineers went back to the drawing board to recalibrate turbo boost and fuel delivery in its 6.7-liter I-6 Cummins diesel engine, as it will produce an additional 35 lb.-ft. of torque compared to the 2015 version. This will increase the 6.7’s torque output 35 lb.-ft. from 865 to 900, which Ram notes is “a number never achieved in a mass-produced vehicle.” Ram also notes the 2016 Ram 2500 will continue to lead the 3/4-ton towing figures with its 17,980-pound capacity.
The Ram 1500 Rebel brings a one-of-a-kind, off-road design to the full-size truck segment. The Rebel drops right into a core segment of the truck market with unique design cues and mechanical innovation backed by Ram Truck engineering.