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Medium-duty truck dealer networks become increasingly capable

With ongoing growth in many vocational market segments, including operations that use medium-duty trucks, truck manufacturers like Ford, GM and Ram are actively working with their dealer networks to expand service offerings. Just as importantly, they are providing extensive training and support to the highly specialized commercial dealers.

Ram Truck brings out 2014 models featuring MPG-boosting innovations

Central to the design and development of 2014 model year Ram Truck pickups and chassis cabs is an emphasis on boosting fuel efficiency. The 2014 Ram 1500, for example, was designed with the manufacturer’s TorqueFlite 8, an eight-speed automatic that doubles the amount of gears compared to the previously available four-speed transmission, and stop-start, thermal

2014 Ram 1500 Laramie EcoDiesel
Ram rolls out 2014 models

For 2014, the Ram 1500 half-ton truck will be available with a new 3.0-liter V-6 EcoDiesel engine, which joins the 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 and 5.7-liter HEMI V-8 gasoline engines in the lineup. The EcoDiesel, developed and manufactured by VM Motor, is a turbocharged 60-degree, dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) 24-valve V-6 that produces 240 HP and