Posts Tagged ‘Ram Heavy Duty’
Stellantis — the new conglomerate formed when Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and PSA Groupe merged– vowed that by 2030 every nameplate under its umbrella, including Jeep, Dodge, Chrysler, Ram, Maserati, and other brands, will offer an electric vehicle. The company plans to fortify its efforts by easing into plug-in hybrid production of most models in the coming years to accelerate its global electrification plan and meet its own 2030 deadline. New platforms are already underway to support electric vehicles, and rumor has it that one of those platforms is destined for body-on-frame pickups and SUVs. If all goes according to plan, Ram Trucks should see its first all-electric offering by 2024. (more…)
In its latest collaboration, Ram Truck is joined by Dave Grohl from the Foo Fighters. Ram’s new multimedia campaign titled “Spotlight” gets the job done with three new videos that cover television, digital, and the Ram Truck brand social media channels. The campaign kicks off prior to Mother’s Day and coincides with the release of lead singer Dave Grohl’s “From Cradle to Stage” unscripted series. The spot was inspired by Grohl’s mother, Virginia Hanlon Grohl, and her critically acclaimed book. “From Cradle to Stage” follows Grohl’s previous directorial efforts with “What Drives Us,” a documentary that Grohl described as “a love letter to every musician that has ever jumped in an old van with their friends and left it all behind for the simple reward of playing music.” (more…)
Ram Trucks is on a mission to reinforce just how much its award-winning pickups are “Built to Serve” thanks to a new storytelling ad campaign called “I’m a Ram”. The new campaign features five-time Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Chris Stapleton. A combination of commercials and long-form content that spans across traditional broadcast, digital, and the truck maker’s social media channels via Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The first two spots, titled “Neighbor” and “Provider,” are slated to debut during the NCAA March Madness telecast. Ram Truck is releasing an extended 60-second spot titled “Anthem” on its official Youtube channel. (more…)
Kelley Blue Book (KBB) named the Ram 1500 and Ram 2500/3500 Heavy Duty pickups to its 2021 Best Resale Value awards. 2021 marks the second consecutive year in which the Ram 1500 and Ram 2500/3500 capture spots on KBB’s Top 10 Vehicles for Best Resale Value list. KBB bases the Best Resale Value Awards on projections that come directly from the publication’s Official Residual Value Guide with a skilled staff of automotive analysts at the helm who get final say. The distinguished awards highlight vehicles that are expected to maintain a large proportion of their original list price even after five years of ownership. (more…)
Ram Trucks made several changes for its 2021 model year lineup, but it’s the all-new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX that’s really going to revolutionize pickup trucks going forward. The Ram 1500, Ram Heavy Duty, and other vehicles in the truck maker’s lineup received functional and equipment changes only. Here’s what the 2021 Ram Truck lineup looks like: (more…)
Recognition is in order for the Ram Trucks brand once again as U.S. News & World Report recently named Ram the Best Truck Brand for 2021. This is the second consecutive year that the pickup maker is deemed the Best Truck Brand of the Year. U.S. News & World Report’s Best Vehicle Brand awards take various brands (34 to be exact) into consideration, recognizing industry-wide standards and excellence for cars, SUVs, pickup trucks, and luxury vehicles. (more…)
Ram Truck is expanding its Limited Night Edition lineup, including the Ram 150 and Ram Heavy Duty models for its 2021 lineup. These new Limited Night Edition pickups are based on the top-tier Limited trim and build upon to enhance it, giving prospective buyers a larger selection of exterior accents, along with additional content for even more personalization. Ram 1500 and Ram Heavy Duty Limited Night Editions take what pickup luxury means, redefine it, and push it to the next level. (more…)
Kelley Blue Book (KBB) just named the Ram 1500 and Ram Heavy Duty models as winners of its Best Resale Value Awards. This marks the ninth consecutive year where a vehicle from parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) earns a nod on KBB’s prestigious list. Three FCA vehicles made the cut on the 10 Best Resale Value Awards list, tying the most spots of any other automaker. (more…)
A decade ago, as the U.S. automotive industry was in mid-collapse, a new leadership team embarked on an unthinkable mission — the launch of a new brand. That’s how Ram was born, as the Dodge brand announced in October of 2009 that it would be unbundled from its truck division. Now, ten years later, the Ram brand reported record sales of 703,023 vehicles in total for 2019. An 18 percent increase when compared to 2018 figures, these latest numbers mark the highest level of full-year sales achieved in Ram’s history. (more…)
It’s usually the Ram 1500 model that’s always on the receiving end of awards and accolades, but this time it’s the Ram 2500 Heavy Duty’s turn at bat. The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty was named the winner of Popular Science magazine’s 2020 Best of What’s New award. Every year, Popular Science enthusiastically reviews thousands of new products — and innovations — and subsequently awards the top 100 winners across 11 different categories. In order for any product or technology to be deemed a winner, it has to represent a significant step forward in its respective category.
“The Ram 2500 Heavy Duty is among the Best of What’s New because its unique blend of tech makes it tough yet sophisticated,” stated Joe Brown, Editor-in-Chief of Popular Science. “That’s a tough balance to strike, especially in a field crowded with so much innovation.”
The 2020 Ram Heavy Duty model offers buyers a payload capacity of 7,680 pounds and an impressive towing capacity of 35,100 pounds. Additionally, this model sets benchmarks thanks to its luxury materials, comfort, innovation, and technology that exceed expectations and topple competitive offerings. The exclusive Uconnect 12-inch touchscreen infotainment display marks an industry first and features SiriusXM’s new “Personalized Stations Powered by Pandora.” Said radio stations combine a format of rich music curation paired with industry-leading personalization that isn’t found on any other infotainment devices.
As we mentioned earlier, each year the editors of the publication are responsible for reviewing thousands of products while searching for the top 100 tech innovations of the year. Breakthrough products and technologies take center stage as they usually represent significant leaps in their respective categories. Winners of the Best of What’s New designation are included in the hotly-anticipated December (2020) issue of Popular Science. Since the Best of What’s New feature debuted in 1988, December issues of the publication are usually the most widely read of the year. The 11 categories that make up the Best of What’s New awards include: Automotive, Aerospace, Engineering, Entertainment, Gadgets, General Innovation, Security, Software, Home, Health and Recreation.
Ram Heavy Duty
Extreme performance and towing capability is the Ram Heavy Duty’s bread and butter, combined with the most refinement and comfort features. The pickup is the segments first pickup to offer 1,000 lb-ft of torque thanks to the optional Cummins I-6 Turbo Diesel. Class-leading ride and handling is top-notch on the 2020 Ram Heavy Duty thanks to a class-exclusive link-coil rear suspension system — there’s even an optional rear air suspension to sweeten the ride. Ram Heavy Duty pickup trucks tackle modern life with the full force of modern capability.