Fiat Chrysler Picks Google, Samsung For Global Connected Car System

DETROIT (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler said on Tuesday it will use technology from Alphabet Inc’s Google and Samsung to connect all its vehicles by 2022, providing music and video and facilitating future car-sharing and self-driving capabilities.

Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Coming Soon

Jim Morrison, Head of RM Trucks had a few bits of news about what's coming and what isn't
coming. Speaking at the New York Auto Show, Morrison indicated that the EcoDiesel is finally coming the the all new Ram 1500 later this year.

RAM 1500 Honored With Autotrader Best New Cars For 2019 Award

April 11, 2019 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - Autotrader editors announced today the 2019 Ram 1500 has earned their coveted Best New Cars for 2019 Award. 

“Simply put, the 2019 Ram 1500 is on our list of Best New Cars this year because it’s the best full-size truck you can get,” said Brian Moody, executive editor for Autotrader. “The ride and handling are the best we’ve ever experienced in a full-size truck, the cab is comfortable and full of useful tech, and yet, the Ram still does all the tough truck stuff everyone expects. We also like Ram’s eTorque system that adds useable torque at low speed and functions like a mild hybrid. Sales numbers don’t lie, the Ram is on the way up and this 2019 version is the best it’s ever been.”

RAM Outsells Silverado In 1st Quarter of 2019

As the No. 2 best-selling truck in America, the Chevrolet Silverado is clinging to its shrinking sales lead over Ram 1500 in a high-stakes fight that few anticipated.
This is not just about prestige and tradition. This is about money. Trucks generate crazy profits for automobile companies.
“Something better change,” said Karl Brauer, executive publisher of Kelley Blue Book. “I think people would be surprised to see the market share split between Ram and Silverado. They’ve already moved more than most people would’ve ever believed. That’s not a good trend line for Chevrolet.”