Distracted Driving is No Joke (update)

Last night I lost a dear friend. Lieutenant Colonel Phil Cooley, USAF Retired, was killed on January 6th by a "distracted driver" identified as 38-year-old Jesse Matamales of Yoder, Colorado. According to several news reports, Matamales was driving an uninsured 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 truck. What you see above are the… » 1/07/15 5:42pm 1/07/15 5:42pm

The 1997 Dodge Ram Proves That Honest Pickups Are Dead And Gone

Big pickup trucks used to be plain, unrefined, tools for work and nothing more. They were like shovels, on wheels. Now new trucks are bulgy, muscular, testosterone-mobiles. When did everything change? Take a look at this 1997 Dodge Ram and you'll see. » 11/04/13 10:20am 11/04/13 10:20am

The 2013 Ram 3500 HD Can Tow America's 30,000-Pound Super Bomb

This morning, Chrysler announced that their new Ram 3500 Heavy Duty is so good at towing, it makes all other trucks look like weak little girlie trucks suitable only for feeble people who live in nursing homes. Why? Because it can tow 30,000 goddamn pounds, that's why. » 1/09/13 10:00am 1/09/13 10:00am

How Big Is A Dodge Ram, Really?

Plenty of websites can get you clear statistics on the size of a Dodge Ram, but the vastness of America skews our perspective. To find out how big a full-size pickup is, you have to go to Europe. » 12/17/12 5:00pm 12/17/12 5:00pm

Wait, How Did I Get Into This Lake?

We have no idea why this guy would jump his Dodge pickup into the middle of a pond without any hope of driving out. From the look on his face, he has no idea why he did it either. » 5/30/12 1:00pm 5/30/12 1:00pm

Why Did No One Buy Kenny Powers' Lifted Truck?

If you want it, Kenny Powers' custom 2005 Dodge Ram from the third season of Eastbound and Down is up for grabs for the low, low price of $15,000. Strangely, it didn't sell on eBay last week, so it could still be yours. » 5/02/12 10:30am 5/02/12 10:30am

A Dodge Ram Goes Ice Drifting

Conventional wisdom says you're supposed to use trucks for things like towing livestock, or taking your boat out for the weekend. You're definitely not supposed to take your 4X4 Dodge onto a frozen lake to go drifting. » 3/26/12 1:00pm 3/26/12 1:00pm

Make Being Tough A Full Time Job With The Dodge Ram 50

You don't always have to look tough to be tough, at least that is what it seemed Dodge was attempting to illustrate in this vintage promotional video for the Mitsubishi built 1981 Dodge Ram 50. » 3/03/12 10:00am 3/03/12 10:00am

1983 Dodge Ram was a tough truck in an animated world

What better way to prove your truck was truly Ram tough than show it driving in a weird animated world? As evidenced by this strange vintage commercial, that is exactly what Dodge decided to do to advertise their two year old Ram truck back in 1983. » 12/18/11 4:00pm 12/18/11 4:00pm

Yeah, that's gonna suck

Playa Azul is a a nice place for a couple of chika tourist babes to hang out, go surf, and then make the short walk back for some ceviche at Restaurant Mary Mar. It's also a nice place for a well-timed splash from the local troublemakers in their big old Dodge Ram. » 5/24/11 2:00pm 5/24/11 2:00pm

Dodge Ram pulls a stump with its dancin' shoes on

The phrase "stump-pulling torque" died of overuse sometime in the early 1990s, but it's still some kind of binary metric. This Dodge Ram tested its torque on an actual stump, apparently pulled from the front yard of a suburban rave. » 5/09/11 2:00pm 5/09/11 2:00pm

This diesel truck goes 2,000 miles on a single (gigantic) tank

The Dodge Ram Long Hauler Concept's almost 200 inches long, comes wi-fi equipped, and can go 1,600-to-2,000 miles on a single tank of diesel. Or, well, two tanks totaling 162 gallons. Hypermile from NY to Houston, anyone? » 4/25/11 2:15pm 4/25/11 2:15pm

Chrysler turns minivan into Ram Cargo Van

With Dodge Ram unveiling its new Cargo Van, the competition among fuel-efficient light commercial trucks is becoming the March Madness of the auto industry, only with less cursing and fewer Jello shots. And no one has to pronounce "Valparaiso." » 3/08/11 1:30pm 3/08/11 1:30pm

Can a Dodge Ram tow a semi on a snow-covered road?

Little Rock, Ark., is a friendly kind of place, where if you get your semi truck and trailer hung up on a side street due to snow, someone will always offer to tow you along — even if their four-wheel-drive Dodge Ram isn't exactly sure-footed. » 2/10/11 1:00pm 2/10/11 1:00pm

Dodge boosts the diesel power in its Ram pickups

In the latest fusillade of the Detroit Pickup Torque Wars, Dodge will reloaded its diesel Ram Heavy Duty with 800 ft-lbs., enough to pull Ty Pennington away from the tanning salon. » 2/09/11 12:00pm 2/09/11 12:00pm

How the Strongest US Rocket Compares to a Heavy Duty Pickup Truck

PickupTrucks.com has put together the heaviest comparison of all time, pitting a Delta IV, the ULA's largest rocket, against a Ram 3500 Heavy Duty pickup. Although the pickup wins the 0-to-60 contest, that's about all it wins. Astounding infoporn below. » 1/20/11 9:30am 1/20/11 9:30am

2011 Ram Runner: A Raptor Fighter You Can Buy

The success of the Ford Raptor's sent GM and Chrysler searching for a competitor based on their top-selling trucks. First out of the gate is the Ram Runner, shown on the show floor appropriately dirty. » 1/10/11 9:30am 1/10/11 9:30am

Ram Plows Into Classic VW At Crowded Car Show

If you're going to jump a median to demonstrate how cool your modified Ram is, please learn how to use both the "go" and the "brake" pedal. This moron didn't, and took out a classic VW Caddy and an STI. » 11/19/10 1:30pm 11/19/10 1:30pm