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Jeep and Ram Preview SEMA Concepts Jeep and Ram Preview SEMA Concepts
By Brett T. Evans
Ram and Jeep gave the world a sneak peak at their concepts for the 2014 SEMA Show today.
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Public Transit Adopting Clean Diesel Faster Than Other Organizations Public Transit Adopting Clean Diesel Faster Than Other Organizations
By Brett T. Evans
According to the Diesel Technology Forum, public transit agencies are upgrading to clean diesel technology faster than the national average for large vehicles.
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Just the Facts, Ram: New Video Showcases Capability, Little Else Just the Facts, Ram: New Video Showcases Capability, Little Else
By Brett T. Evans
Ram is doing away with lots of the pickup truck stereotype in its new ad campaign, "Just the Facts."
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Jeep and Ram Win Big at Texas Truck Rodeo Jeep and Ram Win Big at Texas Truck Rodeo
By Brett T. Evans
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has had a rich, fulfilling day today. Several Jeep and Ram models were crowned best in class at the Texas Truck Rodeo.
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As 2015 F-150 Approaches, Ford Dealers Invest in Education - Work Truck Review As 2015 F-150 Approaches, Ford Dealers Invest in Education - Work Truck Review
By Brett T. Evans
Dealers are educating themselves and their customers about the 2015 F-150 before it arrives later this year.
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Chrysler Group Recalls 22,115 Ram C/V Cargo Vans - Work Truck Review Chrysler Group Recalls 22,115 Ram C/V Cargo Vans - Work Truck Review
By Brett T. Evans
Chrysler Group is announcing that it will be recalling 22,115 2013-2015 Ram C/V Tradesman vehicles, the small cargo vans based on the Dodge Grand Caravan.
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2014 Ram ProMaster Recalled for Head Restraint Issue - Work Truck Review 2014 Ram ProMaster Recalled for Head Restraint Issue - Work Truck Review
By Brett T. Evans
Chrysler Group announced today that about 31,000 Ram ProMaster vans would be recalled for a potential fault in the head restraint.
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Five-Millionth Ford Super Duty Will Be Built Later This Month Five-Millionth Ford Super Duty Will Be Built Later This Month
By Brett T. Evans
On September 25, Ford announced that its five-millionth F-Series Super Duty would be produced in October.
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Ram Truck Announces Partnership with Texas Rangers Ram Truck Announces Partnership with Texas Rangers
By Brett T. Evans
Ram Truck announced that it would partner with the Texas Rangers law enforcement organization at the State Fair of Texas September 25.
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Nissan Announces 2015 NV200 Pricing - WTR Nissan Announces 2015 NV200 Pricing - WTR
By Brett T. Evans
Nissan has announced official pricing for the 2015 NV200, with a $290 price increase for both the NV200 S and the NV200 SV models.
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On the dyno, the truck was nearly 10 psi short of its peak numbers, which led to a disappointing (for Garrett) 475 rwhp. At full boost on the street, he’s confident it’s a 500 to 550hp ride.
What does a meat-snack company have to do with working pickups? More than you might think.
We've compiled some of the most outrageous turbocharger setups we have ever seen. You’ll see killer single turbos, compound turbochargers in double and triple arrangements, and even superchargers.
Check out this month's New Product Profile round up featuring American Force line of replacement custom bumpers, Forgiato’s all-new off-road line of wheels, and more!
Check out Eric Jenkins' 1997 Ford F-350 in this Readers' Ride Spotlight.
Ram and Jeep gave the world a sneak peak at their concepts for the 2014 SEMA Show today.
This Silverado came equipped with a 10-inch Cognito lift kit, Fox Racing shocks, and sporting 37x13.5R22 Nitto Trail Grappler tires mounted to 22x12-inch KMC Rockstar wheels.
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