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2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel First Drive – Third Time Lucky

<img data-attachment-id="1685454" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859.jpeg" data-orig-size="3024,2366" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.8","credit":"","camera":"iPhone XR","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1565878884","copyright":"","focal_length":"4.25","iso":"25","shutter_speed":"0.00031397174254317","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Matthew Guy ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-447×350.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685454″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg” alt=”2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel” width=”610″ height=”477″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-610×477.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-75×59.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-447×350.jpeg 447w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-768×601.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/IMG_3859-120×94.jpeg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> It will surprise exactly no one to learn that a […]

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Ram Sets Price for 2020 EcoDiesel Pickups

Fresh off giving Chevy a good drubbing in the American sales race, Ram has announced pricing for its new batch of EcoDiesel half-ton pickup trucks. We’ll save you a click and tell you above the fold that the cheapest way to get into a new Ram EcoDiesel is by way of two-wheel drive Tradesman wearing […]

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Classic-er: With No Midsize in Sight, Ram’s 1500 Holdover Stands to Live On

For those of you who value, um, value in your pickup purchase, there’s good news. Ram’s 1500 Classic, the name given to the previous-generation half-ton that soldiers on alongside the new-for-2019 1500, shows no signs of impending death. Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley made that point abundantly clear during an earnings call last week. Debuting for […]

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Samsung starts mass-producing 5G- and AI-ready 12Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chips

As wireless networks and mobile CPUs become faster, the speed of the RAM used in portable devices can actually become a performance bottleneck, preventing them from processing data at peak speeds. Samsung is doing its part today to accelerate the performance of next-generation mobile devices, as it announced that it has started mass production of […]

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The Pettiness of Pickup Sales

<img data-attachment-id="1674984" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056.jpg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"10","credit":"Chevrolet\/Fets","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss","created_timestamp":"1554561310","copyright":"","focal_length":"115","iso":"400","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2020 Chevrolet Silverado Custom Trail Boss" data-image-description=" GM ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1674984″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/2020-Chevrolet-Silverado-TrailBoss-056.jpg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> […]

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Old Truck, Hot Package

<img data-attachment-id="1630304" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic-.jpg" data-orig-size="800,450" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Ram 1500 Classic" data-image-description=" FCA ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1630304 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–768×432.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic–120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Ram-1500-Classic-.jpg 800w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> You’ve probably just read about the Performance Appearance Package foisted on the doomed Chrysler 300. Now that […]

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EcoDiesel, Part II: Fiat Chrysler’s New Light Duty Diesel Aims to Anger GM and Ford, not the EPA

The domestic pickup torque wars have flared up again. Following a brief period of dormancy that came after General Motors’ 3.0-liter Duramax 3.0-liter inline-six topped Ford’s 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 by 20 foot-pounds (460 vs. 440), Fiat Chrysler has arrived on the scene to declare itself king of the hill. For the 2020 model year, […]

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Ram 1500 Airbag/Seat Belt Glitch Comes Hot on the Heels of the Old Ram’s Driveshaft Drop Recall

<img data-attachment-id="1663682" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-RAM-1500-front-quarter-e1551720068987.jpg" data-orig-size="3000,2000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"7.1","credit":"Chris Tonn","camera":"NIKON D7100","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1549707087","copyright":"\u00a9 Chris Tonn christonn.com","focal_length":"70","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.00625","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 RAM 1500 front quarter" data-image-description=" Image: © 2019 Chris Tonn ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-RAM-1500-front-quarter-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-RAM-1500-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1663682 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/2019-RAM-1500-front-quarter-610×407.jpg” alt=”2019 RAM 1500 front quarter” width=”610″ height=”407″> It’s a bad week for owners of current- and older-gen Ram pickups, assuming they’re safety conscious and have […]

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Nearly Dead in the U.S., Fiat Turns to Brazil for Rekindled Love

<img data-attachment-id="1674618" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/31-1979-Fiat-124-Spider-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin.jpg" data-orig-size="1600,900" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="1979 Fiat 124 Sport Spider in California wrecking yard, front view" data-image-description=" 1979 Fiat 124 Sport Spider in California wrecking yard, front view – ©2019 Murilee Martin – The Truth About Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/31-1979-Fiat-124-Spider-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/31-1979-Fiat-124-Spider-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1674618 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/31-1979-Fiat-124-Spider-in-California-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610×343.jpg” alt=”1979 Fiat 124 Sport Spider in California wrecking yard, […]

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Recall Redux: Fiat Chrysler Calls Back 600,000 Vehicles for Problems You’ve Already Heard About

Sudden stalls. Tailgates that open on their own. These issues formed the basis of two Fiat Chrysler recalls in 2018, and, one year later, history is repeating itself. On Friday, the automaker called back roughly 600,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Ram pickups for the same ghost-in-the-machine phenomena that led to the earlier recalls. Included in […]

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