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Ram Truck Celebrates a Decade of Innovation as Stand-alone Brand

October 4, 2019

, Windsor, Ontario

Ram Truck currently is celebrating a decade of creation as a stand-alone code with a full lineup of no-compromise trucks and blurb vehicles. Since rising as a stand-alone code in Oct 2009, a Ram Truck code has usually spin a personality in durability, technology, potency and preference with comforts never before charity in a pickup truck.

“Since apropos a graphic code 10 years ago, Ram has had a advantage of being means to concentration only on trucks and blurb vehicles, permitting us to build a best vehicles probable for a customers,” pronounced Reid Bigland, Head of Ram Brand. “We pattern Ram’s transformation to continue and we feel confident that we’re creation a right moves, during a right time, to attract buyers.”

Ram Truck has fast grown a washing list of disdainful features, including SiriusXM 360L, recumbent behind seats, multi-link curl open behind suspension, active-level four-corner atmosphere suspension, active atmosphere dam, mild-hybrid eTorque engine options, thermal spindle technology, RamBox bucket government complement and multifunction tailgate, to name a few.

Milestones

2009 – Redefining a North American Truck
In 2009, Ram Truck introduced a underline that would spin a brave in a brand’s portfolio: RamBox bucket government system. RamBox’s side bins emanate storage along any side of a pickup bed, space formerly left inexperienced since of wheel-well intrusion. RamBox bins fit a length of a pickup bed and incorporate a space over any circle good to secure bucket within a lit, lockable and drainable container. Lids embody pitch hinges with middle and full-open positions that lift a lid 90 degrees perpendicular to any side.


2010

“New Crew” of Ram Heavy-Duty Pickups
The 2010 Ram Heavy Duty trucks supposing business with first-time innovations and features, along with new standards of strength, application and driveability, building on Ram’s care in a heavy-duty pickup segment. The 2010 Ram Heavy Duty trucks were accessible for a initial time as a organisation cab indication – providing Ram with a challenging entrance in a top volume partial of a heavy-duty pickup segment.

Outdoorsman
The Ram 1500 Outdoorsman assimilated a lineup as a new trim that was designed for outside enthusiasts. The Outdoorsman took all of a comforts many useful to hunters, fishermen, campers and boaters, and finished them into one model. Outdoorsman total convenience, off-road capability and trailer towing hardware in one package with a name that resonated among a dictated users.


2011

Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn – Luxury Redefined
Making a entrance during a State Fair of Texas for a 2011 indication year, a Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn was denounced as a many lush lorry ever constructed by a Company. The Laramie Longhorn was designed for a owners who needs a lorry for work or play though won’t settle for anything though a excellent peculiarity and refinement. Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn owners continue to be greeted by a highest-quality materials each time they stand behind a wheel.

Chassis Cab Joins a Lineup
Ram began charity a framework cab for a 2011 indication year and brought best-in-class customary horsepower and torque, stop life, customary sum car weight rating, powertrain guaranty and a class-exclusive primer delivery along with it. By operative with lorry physique suppliers, Ram Truck engineers gave a 2011 Ram Chassis Cab an upfitter-friendly design, providing business with a reduction expensive, worry-free knowledge in their choice of work physique instrumentation to a vehicle.


2012
A new Tradesman Heavy Duty assimilated a lineup for a 2012 indication year and brought with it class-leading towing, bucket and sum total weight rating. The Tradesman, that is directed during one of a pickup lorry segment’s largest normal patron bases, continues to be a value-priced choice package designed to accommodate a industrious needs of small-business owners, construction jobsites and blurb fleets.

A new six-speed involuntary transmission, accessible on a 4.7-litre and 5.7-litre HEMI® V-8 engines, and new steering circle with journey control buttons also debuted for 2012.


2013 – Reinventing a Segment, Again
The 2013 Ram 1500 featured new extraneous pattern cues including an all-new grille and front fascia, softened quad projection headlamps and LED front spin signals and taillamps. Best-in-class fuel economy was achieved with a further of a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 engine and TorqueFlite eight-speed involuntary transmission. The 5.7-litre HEMI V-8 was also accessible with a TorqueFlite eight-speed delivery for a initial time. Inside, a 2013 Ram 1500’s upgraded interior comforts enclosed customary and reward multiview display, pacifist entry, Keyless Enter ’n Go, steering circle with controls, timber accents, updated doorway panels, instrument panel, interior colours and reward materials.  

Also new for 2013 was a remote executive locking RamBox bucket government complement and tailgate total with doorway locks. Rain intuiting wipers, SmartBeam headlamps, energy folding mirrors and energy shifting behind window with defrost also assimilated a lineup as accessible options in 2013.


2014

3.0-litre V-6 EcoDiesel Engine Introduced
The Ram 1500 was a initial complicated half-ton, full-size pickup to offer durable, fit diesel technology. With a 3.0-litre EcoDiesel’s ancestral debut, Ram business could suffer class-leading fuel economy and range, along with torque that was unrivalled by any full-size lorry with a V-6 engine.

Ram Commercial is Formed
In 2014, Ram Truck launched a new multiplication to concentration on blurb lorry development, sales and support in a flourishing market. Embodied by a Tradesman trim turn accessible on all models, a Ram Commercial classification continues to offer a full line of industrial-strength trucks and vans.

The timing of Ram Commercial’s launch aligned with a 2014 model-year launch of a all-new Ram ProMaster outpost and a certain blurb demand.

Ram Commercial targets large businesses in a accumulation of industries, including use and repairs, construction, travel and shipping, large-medium-small businesses and agriculture. ProMaster has also spin a renouned choice for a Van Life movement.

Ram ProMaster – A One-Stop Mobile Shop
The 2014 Ram ProMaster assimilated a lineup as a brand’s latest further to a renouned blurb lineup and put Ram Truck behind into a expanding, purpose-built, full-size outpost shred with a series of best-in-class comforts focused on a blurb customer. The singular outpost combined additional event in Ram’s work lorry lineup. ProMaster continues to infer that it’s a workhorse with an implausible multiple of durability, value, efficiency, and capability like nothing other in a class. Additionally, a ProMaster was a initial charity in a rival set to yield both a framework cab and cutaway from a factory.


2015

Ram 1500 Rebel – For Those Who Push Back
The 2015 Ram 1500 Rebel kicked in a door, for both a code and segment, with a introduction of a one-of-a-kind pattern that brought strong off-road capability enabling a code to strech even some-more consumers. The 1500 Rebel ushered in a new “cross-hair” grille design, black off-road front fender with a durable powder-coated aspect that incorporates a Billet china movement plate, new front draw hooks and new LED haze lamps. The “RAM” hammered tailgate with blacked-out lettering also debuted on 1500 Rebel.

Off-road capability was bolstered by a introduction of Bilstein front and behind shocks with singular tuning and a new steering calibration that is matched to a Rebel’s increasing float height.


2016

Ram Rebel TRX Concept – 160 km/h Off-road Pickup
Ram Truck cemented a position as America’s off-road lorry personality with a introduction of a 2016 Ram Rebel TRX judgment during a State Fair of Texas. The fast violence heart of a Ram Rebel TRX judgment is a powertrain juggernaut. A 6.2-litre supercharged HEMI V-8 with 575 horsepower, a many absolute Ram 1500 a Company has ever built, lays a grounds of expectation. As partial of a Company’s recently denounced five-year plan, a Ram Rebel TRX judgment has been authorized for production. More information will be disclosed during a destiny date.


2017

Ram 1500 Night Edition
Ram introduced a special-edition 1500 Night package that gave lorry enthusiasts straight-from-the-factory customized looks. Based on a Sport model, 1500 Night combined blacked-out features, including wheels, grille and badging, to siphon adult a already confidant visible participation of a Ram’s monochromatic opening package.

Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport
The Ram 1500 Hydro Blue Sport also bent in 2017 and tied a monochromatic extraneous thesis together with a body-color front fascia, behind bumper, side mirrors and doorway handles. Forged, discriminating 22-inch aluminum wheels were customary on 4×2 models; discriminating 20-inch wheels were customary on 4×4 models.


2018
Special book trucks assimilated a lineup for 2018, including a Harvest lineup and 1500 Limited Tungsten.

Ram Harvest Edition
The Ram Harvest Edition was a industry’s initial rural market-specific lorry and was visually renowned by dual new colours: Case IH Red and New Holland Blue. Case IH and New Holland plantation tractors and other rural apparatus are finished by subsidiaries of CNH Industrial. CNH Industrial N.V. shares a common stock with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V.

Ram Limited Tungsten Edition
The Limited Tungsten edition, accessible on both 1500 and 2500, built on a renouned Limited trim with an even aloft turn of sophistication and courtesy to detail. Notable additions are a lorry segment-first Light Greystone suede superstar and ultra-premium “Natura Plus” Frost and Indigo-coloured reward leather via a cabin, including a seats, instrument panel, steering wheel, core arm rest and doors.


2019

Ram 1500 – No Compromise Truck, Leading in Durability, Technology and Efficiency
The fifth era Ram 1500 detonate onto a stage and now became a benchmark for durability, technology, potency and preference with comforts never before charity in a pickup. A horde of shred disruptors came along with it including a new Uconnect 4C with a large 12-inch touchscreen that leads a pickup universe with record featuring split-screen capability, 360-degree camera views and disdainful calm from SiriusXM with 360L. Active reserve and certainty systems assimilated a record assault with adaptive journey control, brazen collision warning, Blind-spot Monitoring and prepared warning braking.

The upgraded eTorque chronicle of a 3.6-litre Pentastar V-6 debuted for a 2019 indication year and continues to be a customary engine in many trim levels, privately tuned for lorry avocation and rated during 305 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. The muscular 5.7-litre HEMI V-8 combines a flesh of 395 horsepower and 410 lb.-ft. of torque – in a smooth, extended energy rope that avoids a perplexity and peakiness of turbocharged engines – with performance-enhancing and fuel-saving technologies that embody non-static valve timing and cylinder deactivation.
 
Ram 1500 Sport – A Canadian Exclusive
Unveiled during a 2018 Canadian International Autoshow, Ram 1500 Sport is designed privately for Canadian lorry buyers, who have finished a ‘Sport’ trim a country’s many renouned Ram light-duty model. Based on a fifth era Ram 1500, Ram Sport is renowned inaugural by a monochromatic extraneous (available in 9 colours), customary 20-inch aluminum wheels and black shelter bar grille with R-A-M lettering. The customary bi-LED headlamps wear black inner bezels and are complemented by LED signature daytime using lamps and LED haze lamps. The hood badging and side window surrounds are also blacked-out. An discretionary Sport hood is accessible for business who crave a some-more assertive look. The 5.7-litre HEMI V-8 is customary on Ram 1500 Sport. It combines a flesh of 395 horsepower and 410 lb-ft of torque with performance-enhancing and fuel-saving technologies that embody non-static valve timing and cylinder deactivation.
 
Multifunction Tailgate – The Industry Leader in Cargo-Management and Storage Gets Even Better
Ram Truck continued to strengthen a position as a industry’s cargo-management and storage personality with a further of a multifunction tailgate. The Ram 1500 multifunction tailgate underline is singular among all pickups and offers business cargo-access coherence but compromise. Unlike other multi-element tailgates, a Ram multifunction tailgate is trailer-friendly and does not need that a trailer and join be private before opening. With a 907 kg (2,000 lbs.) bucket rating, Ram multifunction tailgate retains all of a normal tailgate’s capability. In further to maintaining a capabilities of a entirely dampened, drop-down tailgate with remote recover options, a Ram multifunction tailgate adds a first-of-its-kind 60-40 split, swing-away functionality.

Ram Heavy Duty – The Benchmark for Performance, Capability, Technology and Luxury
The 2019 Ram Heavy Duty is a latest in a prolonged line of Ram Trucks that are many gentle when during work. The many powerful, many able pickup in a shred with a towing ability of 15,921 kg (35,100 lbs.) and a bucket ability of 3,483 kg (7,680 lbs.), a latest iteration of Ram’s Heavy Duty charity brings a never-before-seen torque rating of 1000 lb.-ft. from a Cummins I-6 Turbo Diesel engine. The new Ram Heavy Duty also sets benchmarks in float and handling, luxury, materials, creation and record fluctuating good past any rival offerings. Giving limit bid all day, each day with confidence, a new 2019 Ram Heavy Duty line of pickups stairs brazen with a full force of complicated capability.


2020

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel – North America’s Half-ton Diesel Torque Leader
The 2020 Ram 1500 is North America’s many absolute half-ton diesel pickup, with 480 lb.-ft. of torque, and many able light-duty diesel, with towing capability adult to 5,697 kg (12,560 lbs.). The all-new third-generation 3.0-litre V-6 EcoDiesel reinforces Ram Truck’s joining to powertrain care and is approaching to lead a shred on fuel economy. The 2020 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is accessible in all models and configurations, including a first-time charity in a Ram Rebel.

First Full-size Pickup to Earn IIHS Top Safety Pick+
The Ram 1500 is a initial full-size pickup lorry to be named a Top Safety Pick+, a top rating given by a Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

About Ram Truck Brand
In 2009, the Ram Truck code launched as a stand-alone division, focused on public a final of lorry buyers and delivering benchmark-quality vehicles. With a full lineup of trucks, the Ram 1500, 2500/3500 Heavy Duty, 3500/4500/5500 Chassis Cab, ProMaster and ProMaster City, the Ram brand builds trucks that get a tough work finished and families where they need to go. 
 
Ram continues to outperform a foe and sets a benchmarks for:

  • Most powerful: 1,000 lb.-ft of torque with Cummins Turbo Diesel
  • Highest towing capacity: 15,921 kg (35,100 lbs.) with Ram 3500
  • Heaviest payloads: 3,483 kg (7,680 lbs.) with Ram 3500
  • Most luxurious: Ram Limited with genuine wood, genuine leather and 12-inch Uconnect touchscreen
  • Best float and doing with disdainful couple curl behind and auto-level atmosphere suspensions
  • Most interior space with Ram Mega Cab
  • Most able full-size off-road pickup – Ram Power Wagon
  • 2019 Ram 1500: Canada’s many awarded light avocation pickup of a year
  • Over a final 30 years, 80 per cent of all Ram light-duty pickups are still on a road
  • Canada’s longest durability heavy-duty diesel pickups

Ram is partial of a portfolio of brands charity by tellurian automaker Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. For some-more information per FCA (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA), greatfully visit www.fcagroup.com.
 
About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 94th anniversary in 2019. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies.  FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In further to a public facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.