Rocky Mountain gang prefers Ram TRX

Ram 1500 TRX

The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press named the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX “truck of the year,” the latest in a long line of accolades for the hot pickup.  The group narrowed the candidates to four new pickups, and the TRX won a vote to win the award.The Rocky Mountain Automotive Press is a group of auto … Read more

Production Halted for Challenger, Charger, Ram 1500 and More

2021 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye

The global microchip shortage that is causing delays across the entire world’s auto industry hit Stellantis production facilities hard last week, with the automaker announcing multiple weeks of unplanned production stoppages for plants in the United States, Canada and Mexico. This production stoppage impacts the Dodge Challenger, the Dodge Charger, the Chrysler 300, the Chrysler … Read more

Ram TRX VIN #001 Raises $410k for Charity (Video)

Ram 1500 TRX VIN #001

This past weekend, the 2021 Ram 1500 TRX with VIN #001 rolled across the Barrett-Jackson auction block in Scottsdale Auction and when the final gavel sounded, the winner took home the 702-horsepower half-ton for $410,000. All of that money will go to the United Way of Southeast Michigan’s 2-1-1 helpline, which provides various assistance and … Read more

And now for a teeny tiny recall

2018 promaster city

The good people at Ram are recalling ProMaster City commercial vans from the 2020 and 2021 model years, because the antilock brake module may have a bad internal part that renders it useless. The bad joke on Ram: only four vehicles are estimated to have the problem, all of them made from August 15, 2020 … Read more

Future of the Dodge Dakota

Mopar-specific social media was inundated with news that the Dodge Dakota project had been cancelled. In the fine print was news that this only affected plans to create a Dodge version of the Jeep Gladiator, a heavyweight engineered off the Wrangler mainly for off-road prowess.The decision is probably good for Dodge fans, because the Dakota … Read more

American Axle gives some info on the next-gen Rams

2021 Ram 2500 Power Wagon axles

American Axle, one of the largest auto suppliers, will continue to supply Ram heavy duty pickups—that is, the Ram 2500 and 3500—with their axles and driveshafts all the way to 2030. The company’s statement promised that they would provide “our latest and most efficient driveline technologies… for the next-generation of this key vehicle program.”American Axle … Read more

Addressing Rumors of the SRT Division Being Disbanded

2021 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat Widebody -

About a week ago, there were reports from two websites –  Opposite Lock and Grassroots Motorsports – that the SRT Performance division had been disbanded under the new corporate umbrella. Neither of these reports cited any sources, so we reached out to our contacts at Stellantis for the official world. Unfortunately, that word is not … Read more

2021 Ram 1500 Tradesman HFE EcoDiesel Rated at 33mpg

2021 Ram 1500 Tradesman HFE EcoDiesel

This morning, the 2021 Ram 1500 Tradesman HFE EcoDiesel was introduced to the world with unsurpassed highway fuel economy numbers for the half-ton segment. This rear-drive Ram 1500 with the Crew Cab configuration, the 5’7” bed and 20-inch wheels offers 33 miles per gallon on the highway, matching the Chevrolet Silverado diesel as the most … Read more