|RAM TRUCK INCREASES ECODIESEL MIX TO 20 PERCENT OF RAM 1500 PICKUP PRODUCTION|
|◾Ram 1500 with EcoDiesel powertrain, America's most fuel-efficient pickup truck, now 1/5th of total Ram 1500 production
◾Overwhelming response attributed to best-in-class 28 MPG with 9,200 lbs. of towing capacity and strong consumer demand for exclusive light-duty diesel
◾Ram 1500 EcoDiesel contributes to unprecedented conquest sales and increased average transaction price for Ram 1500
◾First-in-segment fuel economy technologies: TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission, thermal managem...[Read more...]|
|FORD GEARS UP TO CELEBRATE PRODUCTION OF 5-MILLIONTH F-SERIES SUPER DUTY|
|◾5-millionth Ford F-Series Super Duty will roll off the assembly line at Kentucky Truck Plant in October, marking a major milestone for the best-selling heavy-duty pickup truck and chassis lineup
◾Ford-designed, Ford-built second-generation 6.7-liter Power Stroke® V8 turbo diesel delivers best-in-class 440 horsepower and best-in-class standard diesel torque of 860 lb.-ft.; F-450 pickup boasts best-in-class towing of 31,200 pounds
◾Super Duty is the No. 1 heavy-duty pickup truck, with a market ...[Read more...]|
|Chevrolet Performance Expands Connect & Cruise Crate Powertrain Lineup, Introduces 6-Speed Manual for LS Installs|
|Chevrolet Performance has expanded its lineup of industry-exclusive Connect & Cruise crate powertrain systems and added a heavy-duty T56 Magnum six-speed manual designed for LS-engine installations in older vehicles, giving builders more choices to power their project vehicle.
A preview of an upcoming Connect & Cruise system that matches an LS3 engine with the T56 Magnum also debuts at SEMA, in a rolling chassis display that shows all the components, including the controllers. It goes on sale...[Read more...]|
|CHEVROLET PERFORMANCE RIDES AGAIN WITH HOT ROD POWER TOUR®|
|DETROIT – A caravan of Chevrolet high-performance production and concept vehicles will be led by the Hot Wheels® 1967 Camaro Concept at the start of the Hot Rod Power Tour® – the weeklong road trip that kicks off the summer cruising season for thousands of car enthusiasts.
Other production performance cars on the tour include a Camaro ZL1 Convertible, Camaro Hot Wheels® Edition and a Corvette 427 Collector Edition Convertible.
The Power Tour starts this Saturday, June 1, in Arlingto...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz Honors Top Down Driving In Sunny Amelia Island|
|Florida's sunny weather is creating the perfect back-drop to honor the 50th anniversary of the famed Mercedes-Benz 'Pagoda,' SL which takes center stage during this week's Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, March 8-10, 2013.
The launch of the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1963 caused quite a sensation. Mercedes-Benz had presented the motoring world with this single successor to the extremely successful 300 SL (W198) and 190 SL (W121).
The Daimler-Benz design team a...[Read more...]|