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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s edition includes SRT showing off the 2013 SRT-8 Core Performance models at the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, the Ram Truck Brand is the most improved brand in the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Vehicle Dependability Study, and Chrysler Group dealers meet at the National Automotive Dealers Association in Orlando, Florida.

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2014 Ram ProMaster Commercial Van World Debut

2014 Ram ProMaster Commercial Van World Debut

  • 2014 RamProMaster puts RamTruck back into the expanding, purpose-built, full-size van segment with best-in-class features focused on the commercial customer
  • New 2014 RamProMaster van developed from the successful, long-standing Fiat Ducato: 30-plus years of reliable service and more than 4.5 million units sold
  • Exceptional cargo capability, durability, a unique front-wheel-drive system and outstanding uptime
  • RamProMaster is a purpose-built, highly customizable van designed to exceed the demands of commercial customers
  • ProMaster best-in-class feature

  1. Fuel economy
  2. Cargo capacity
  3. Payload
  4. Total cost of ownership
  5. Turning radius
  6. Interior ceiling height
  7. Step-in height
  • North American debut of world-class, torque-rich 3.0-liter I-4 EcoDiesel promises best-in-class fuel efficiency, robust capability and long service intervals
  • 280-horsepower output from award-winning 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 unmatched among RamProMaster competitors
  • Proven 62TE six-speed automatic transmission enhanced to suit unique ProMaster application
  • North American-first automated six-speed manual controlled by software that responds to road conditions
  • Best-in-class powertrain warranty – 5 years/100,000 miles
  • New RamProMaster combines functionality and versatility with modern styling and professional appeal
  • RamProMaster offers more than 35 safety and security features, including six air bags standard and electronic stability control technologies
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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include 2013 Ram 1500 gets a finalist spot for North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year, the 2-millionth Cummins diesel engine for Ram trucks is produced, Pentastar V-6 engine is named one of Ward’s 10 Best Engines for the third straight year, and The Chrysler Foundation helps donate toys with the help of Michigan State Police in time for the holidays.

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Ram’s 2-millionth Cummins engine to go on display.

Ram’s 2-millionth Cummins engine to go on display.

  • Milestone engine destined for display
  • RamCummins partnership spans four decades
  • Capability of current High-Output Cummins engine more than double that of original offering

December 10, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Cummins Inc. has produced its 2-millionth Diesel engine for Ram Trucks, highlighting the latest milestone in a storied partnership that spans four decades.

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2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Moab

2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Moab

  • The 2012 Jeep® Wrangler captures the “Best Value Off-Road” award
  • The 2013 Ram 1500 Laramie earns top honors in “Luxury Off-Road” category
  • Awards come days after Jeep Wrangler and Ram 1500 win awards from the Texas Auto Writers Association (TAWA) at the Texas Truck Rodeo

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include highlights from the unveiling of the 2013 Ram truck Heavy Duty and Chassis Cab line at the Texas State Fair, teaser sketches from Mopar on the “Moparized” vehicles to go on display at next month’s SEMA show in Las Vegas, news about free Uconnect Access trials and the New York State man who won Pitbull-inspired Dodge Dart.

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2013 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab

2013 Ram 5500 Chassis Cab

  • 2013 Ram Chassis Cab goes far beyond competitive capability with best-in-class towing and best-in-class total cost of ownership
  • New 2013 Ram Chassis Cab includes significant upgrades to powertrain, frame, suspension, body, electrical architecture and interior
  • Legendary diesel power with new six-speed automatic and manual transmissions
  • 6.7-liter Cummins available with high output option producing 325 horsepower (242 kW) at 3,000 rpm and best-in-class 750 lb.-ft. of torque (559 N•m)
  • 5.7-liter HEMI® V-8 delivers 383 horsepower (286 kW) at 5,600 rpm and 400 lb.-ft. of torque (542 N•m), and features variable-valve timing for greater efficiency and performance (Ram 3500 Chassis Cab)
  • New Aisin AS69RC six-speed automatic transmission handles higher diesel output and offers enhanced power take-off (PTO) capability
  • Exclusive dual-inlet Ram Active Air in diesel models adjusts induction according to driving conditions for optimal performance
  • Best-in-class 15,000-mile oil change intervals on Cummins diesel
  • Advanced diesel engine cooling system enables 25-percent more heat rejection for harsh duty cycles when compared to previous design
  • Next-generation selective catalytic reduction (SCR) and diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) system — more efficient energy
  • Innovative features combined with excellence in engineering make upfitting easy and less expensive
  • Only manufacturer to feature standard electronic stability control (ESC) on all models
  • New frame improvements include high-strength 50 KSI steel, eight cross member construction, C-channel rear rails to ensure continued unsurpassed noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), ride and handling characteristics
  • Integration of Powernet technology enables expansion of feature content by adding bandwidth to the truck’s electrical architecture
  • Best-in-class powertrain warranty – 5 years/100,000 miles
  • Exterior design changes include new grilles and all-new premium lighting system with bi-functional halogen projector bulbs and LEDs for park/turn and side markers
  • New interior features include: Standard and premium vehicle information center, steering wheel and controls, instrument panel, door panels, interior colors and premium materials
  • Next-generation Uconnect Access combines a new lineup of smart media centers with a powerful new wireless platform that includes Wi-Fi hotspot capability
  • New configurable premium vehicle information center with 7-inch multiview display available on SLT and standard on Laramie models
  • Best-in-class, new vehicle system interface module (VSIM)
  • New Passive Entry, Keyless Enter ’n Go

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The Ram Truck brand captures the beauty of Texas in retro-inspired print ads placed in the 2012-2013 Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Annual Hunting and Fishing Regulations guide

The Ram Truck brand captures the beauty of Texas in retro-inspired print ads placed in the 2012-2013 Texas Parks and Wildlife Outdoor Annual Hunting and Fishing Regulations guide

  • Ram Trucks return as ‘Official Automotive Sponsor’ of guide
  • Illustrative images reminiscent of nostalgic national park posters

August 14, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – Illustrative posters created in the 1930s and ’40s to stir the public’s imagination for travel and adventure are the inspiration for a new series of print advertisements for 2013 Ram pickup trucks.

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. This week’s stories include: J.D. Power and Associates APEAL study, Toledo Assembly achieves bronze, compressed natural gas Ram 2500 is discussed and Chrysler Group LLC volunteers to help out the United Way.

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Under The Pentastar

Under The Pentastar

“Under the Pentastar” is a weekly recap of some of the major stories at Chrysler Group LLC. In this week’s edition, we highlight the reveal of the Ram 2500 Heavy Duty CNG (compressed natural gas) truck at the National Truck Equipment Association Work Truck Show in Indianapolis, along with two new Ram Tradesman models – a Crew Cab and a Quad Cab, giving Ram Tradesman buyers three different cab choices.

The Jeep brand revealed three new models at the Geneva Motor Show — a Jeep Grand Cherokee production-intent sports concept, a Jeep Compass production-intent concept, and a special edition Jeep Wrangler Mountain in an all-new Gecko body color; Jeep partners with the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy in Detroit to boost educational opportunities for students.

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