Six-Cylinder Ram 1500 RHO Offers More Power Per Buck Of Any Off-Road Sport Truck

Ram added yet another sport truck to its off-road line up, but the 2025 Ram 1500 RHO, nicknamed “rhino,” is definitely more than just an eight-inch-wider Ram Rebel with a more powerful inline-6 engine. It’s a truck that’s been developed specifically for the serious off-road wanderer, and it serves as a replacement for the now-dead … Read more

Pickup Sales Fall As Buyers Move To Smaller, Cheaper Cars

Good morning! It’s Monday, April 8, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. The Chrysler 300C Ends Production 1st Gear: Pickup Was Only Sector With Sales Drop In Q1 If you … Read more

Plug-In Hybrid Sales Are Outpacing EVs

Good morning! It’s Friday, March 22, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. New York Joins California, Banning Non-Electric Vehicles After 2035 1st Gear: Plug-In Hybrids Are Outpacing EV Sales Electric … Read more

2025 Ram 1500’s New Twin-Turbo Inline-Six Barely Beats Old V8’s Gas Mileage

Photo: Ram For the 2025 model year, Ram dropped the V8s from its full-size pickup truck lineup and replaced them with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six that’s available at two output levels. The regular version makes 420 horsepower and 469 pound-feet of torque, but if you upgrade to the high-output engine, you get 540 hp and … Read more

What’s Next For Jeep’s Wagoneer And Its Premium Ambitions?

The Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer are the largest and some of the most expensive vehicles Jeep has ever produced. These big and luxurious vehicles came with equally big and luxurious promises in both the sales and customer service departments — but the sub-brand experiment looks like it’s over. Jeep is bringing the Wagoneer name … Read more

‘Twisters’ Looks Like Another Ram Commercial, And That’s A Good Thing

It’s no secret that “Twister” is one of my favorite movies (and car commercials) of all time, so you can imagine how excited I was when the new trailer for “Twisters” blasted across my TV during the Super Bowl on Sunday night. As excited as I am for the movie as a whole – especially Glen … Read more

Florida Man Drives Truck Into Ocean To See If It Can Surf

Florida seems a lawless land, where (nearly) anything goes and vehicular mischief is just appreciated as entertainment. As it turns out, though, there are rules — rules put in place to stop good, hardworking Americans from taking their pickup trucks surfing. What Car Should You Buy: Everything is Bigger In Texas A Florida man discovered … Read more

The First TRX Was A Dodge Dakota Pickup Truck

The Ram TRX was a ridiculous vehicle. Who actually needs a 702-horsepower, 6,000+ pound performance off-road pickup that gets just under 11 mpg? No one, of course, but we loved it all the same for its ridiculous and ostentatious power. You might think the TRX name was invented just for just that vehicle — but … Read more

Rebadged Fiat Van With A 162-mi Range

After first teasing it during the Super Bowl, Ram unveiled the electric 1500 REV pickup truck in April, which will do battle with the likes of the Chevy Silverado EV, Ford F-150 Lightning and Rivian R1T. The Ram REV will go on sale by the end of 2024, but it won’t actually be the first … Read more

Ram Will Still Sell You A Brand-New, 16-Year-Old Truck

2023 Ram 1500 ClassicImage: Ram There’s a strange automotive tradition of keeping old models around while the new generation of the same model goes on sale. Often its because the old model is still selling pretty damn good. Nissan did it with its Rogue Select; Chevy has done it a few times with Classic models. … Read more