Tim Kuniskis is Retiring from Stellantis

Tim Kuniskis

Most of our articles about executive changes don’t get much attention, but this morning, Stellantis issued a press release that is certain to rock the automotive world of many members of the Brotherhood of Muscle – as it has been announced that Tim Kuniskis is retiring from Stellantis. Kuniskis will retire on June 1st, 2024, … Read more

New leaders for Dodge and Ram

Feuell and white airflow

Chrysler leader Christine Feuell is taking over Ram and Dodge sales leader Matt McAlear is taking over Dodge on the retirement of Tim Kuniskis from Stellantis. The changes take place on June 1. Christine Feuell was an outside hire from Honeywell; Matt McAlear has experience in the “medical and digital sectors” as well as automotive. … Read more

Ram finally to add hydrogen to the mix

hydrogen Ram truck (heavy duty)

According to Electrek, quoting a German article in Welt, Ram will finally be adopting hydrogen power—and it may not  involve Cummins hydrogen engines. Stellantis reported that they will be expanding to over 100,000 hydrogen-powered delivery vans per year by 2030, with new European vans getting hydrogen power this year. Those vans will be built in … Read more

Ram RHO Might Be Better than the TRX in Many Off-Road Situations

2025 Ram 1500 RHO

When the 2025 Ram 1500 RHO begins reaching owners and those drives begin hitting their local off-road parks, there is a good chance that this new off-road truck will prove to be better than the TRX in many off-road situations. Many of us hate the fact that the Hemi V8 engines are being legislated out … Read more

Ram Celebrates 10 Years of Off-Road Rebellion with the Rebel X

2025 Ram 1500 Rebel X

We were focused fully on covering the new 2025 Ram 1500 RHO yesterday, so we didn’t mention that the company had another announcement for the half-ton lineup with the introduction of the Rebel X. For the 2025 model year, the off-road-ready Rebel package turns 10 years old, so to celebrate the trim level’s first decade, … Read more

Truck Hemi surviving—for Ram 2500 and 3500; and other plant news (corrected)

2021 Ram 2500 Power Wagon axles

Ram is keeping V8s in some of its trucks—but only the BGE version, which is the 6.4 liter “truck Hemi” used in the Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups, and its chassis cabs.

The news comes today as Stellantis North America released its list of active plants. This listing confirms that the Saltillo Engine facility is the only source of Hurricane twin turbo engines…

Why Hurricane’s gas mileage is impressive

MPG curve

The Hurricane six-cylinder engine is just 3.0 liters in displacement but outpowers the still-competitive 5.7 Hemi V8 used in 2023 Ram 1500 pickups. Some were disappointed in the 2025 Ram 1500’s official gas mileage figures, but a bit of research shows that the gain is really quite substantial—and hidden somewhat by the nonlinear nature of … Read more

MyTasks brings dispatchers, drivers together

mytasks

Ram fleet managers will soon be able to use MyTasks, which Stellantis claims is an industry-first tool for real-time communication, task assignment, and status updates. It puts the fleet manager in touch with drivers in the field, using the built-in infotainment systems. The system can reduce distractions for drivers, use existing equipment, and avoid aftermarket complications. … Read more