New Ford F-150, Dodge Ram Split Confusing Texas Truck Awards

Considering the tremendous capabilities and competency displayed by the 2009 Ford F-150 » 10/21/08 10:00am 10/21/08 10:00am, it's anything but a surprise the truck has been awarded the Truck of Texas title by the Texas Auto Writers Association, making it the sixth year in a row Ford has owned those bragging rights. It was a good year for Ford and no…

Carve Your Own Dodge Challenger-O-Lantern

What comes to mind when you think of the color orange? No, besides pumpkins. That's right, the Dodge Challenger » 10/16/08 6:00pm 10/16/08 6:00pm! Now, you can combine the two and make a Challenger-o-lantern, just in time for Halloween. We know, the example provided by Dodge doesn't exactly show off their pumpkin chopping skills, but they've at least…

PUTC Gets First-Ever Speeding Ticket In 2009 Dodge Ram R/T

The guys over at PickupTrucks.com » 8/20/08 3:45pm 8/20/08 3:45pm may have to keep their truck review under wraps until August 31, but they can give you one drive impression: That of the California Highway Patrol. Apparently, during testing on public streets, PUTC happened to exceed the speed limit — allegedly, of course — and was nabbed by the…

2009 Dodge Ram Pricing To Start At $22,170

Chrysler's plan to move the 2009 Dodge Ram off lots in this era of high gas prices seems to revolve partially around lowering the starting price to just $22,170, which is almost $1,000 less than the current starting price for a Dodge Ram 1500 regular cab. That low starting price comes with an increase in features on… » 8/14/08 11:00am 8/14/08 11:00am

2009 Dodge Ram R/T Accidentally Revealed By Dodge

Yesterday we shook some trees to see if anything would fall out resembling a Dodge Ram R/T or SRT-10 by tossing out wild speculation on some nondescript spy photos. We don't know if that got some gears turning, but today a brief flash of what looks to be the 2009 Ram R/T showed up in a promo video for the Rambox. So… » 5/08/08 2:40pm 5/08/08 2:40pm

More On The Chrysler And Nissan Platform Swap

Nissan was kind enough to provide us with some time to answer questions about their new Nissan-Chrysler Platform Swap. For those who haven't been following the news, Dodge is going to build the next generation full-size truck for Nissan based on the upcoming Dodge Ram platform. In return, Nissan is going to build a… » 4/16/08 4:00pm 4/16/08 4:00pm

Detroit Auto Show: Jalopnik's Exclusive First Tailgate In 2009 Dodge Ram

We were breaking stories like madmen at Detroit, after our world exclusive drive through Cobo we went to see the 2009 Dodge Ram 1500 to have the world's first tailgate using the awesome new RamBox feature. And who volunteered to down the first bottle? Why that would be Dan Bodene of Chrysler Communications. Drink it… » 1/16/08 5:30pm 1/16/08 5:30pm

Dodge To Ride Bulls Into Detroit Auto Show For 2009 Ram Reveal

Chrysler makes a champion effort every January to win the Battle of the Unveils at the Detroit Auto Show. In past years we've seen glass-smashing, journalist tar-and-feathering and sending cryptic messages via waterfall to name just a few. And while we're pretty sure Chrysler's winning dominating with the most… » 11/26/07 2:00pm 11/26/07 2:00pm