Dig Into the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel on RamTrucks.com

2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

The Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the industry’s only light duty pickup. Getting 28 highway miles per gallon, this groundbreaking innovation was enough to earn the 2013 Ram 1500 its second consecutive MotorTrend Truck of the Year title. But of course, don’t worry about losing any capability to save fuel. With 420 pound-feet of torque and 9,200 pounds max towing, you can get all the work done you need to and go farther while doing it.

How does this affect your wallet, though? See for yourself. On RamTrucks.com you can take a tour of the EcoDiesel and find out what this efficiency really means for your day-to-day activity. We’ve got all the tools you need to see why the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel is the perfect truck for your work.

First, compare. We’ll show you how the 28 highway mpg stacks up compared to the competition. Spoiler alert: it’s a lot higher than the others. Each mile per gallon is dollars saved at the pump, so if you’re running a fleet or a one-truck small business, you’re sure to be intrigued. How many miles do you put on your truck (or fleet) a day? RamTrucks.com has a calculator to show just how much money you stand to save in one year based on your daily mileage. Have a long commute or mobile job? This is the truck for you.

If you are driving that much, or if your lifestyle takes you on long trips, the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel has a longer range than the competition, too. Fill that tank up few times and get farther on each one … up to 728 miles, in fact. You’ll be spending more time on the road and less at the pump. On RamTrucks.com you can compare range to other vehicles and see just how far 728 miles really is with the interactive map.

Impressed? Don’t just take our word for it. Visit RamTrucks.com and check out the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel for yourself.

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Ram Commercial – Inspiration for Your Ram ProMaster Van

When you’ve got a job to do, you want to do it well. You need to be equipped with the right tools to make the job quick and efficient. That’s why the Ram ProMaster Van is the best work van you can find. With best-in-class payload of up to 4,430 pounds and 14 different configurations to choose from, you can make sure your small business has a perfect vehicle for your needs.

Ram Commercial visited a couple loyal businesses that have found unique ways to use the Ram ProMaster Van to get the job done. Silver Moon Brewing in Bend, Oregon uses the ProMaster Van for multiple purposes. Whether they’re delivering kegs or taking the taproom on the road, they’ve found versatility in their van.

Monkeytown is a paper supplier in Vinton, Iowa that depends on the Ram ProMaster Van to make daily deliveries to their customers. Monkeytown has found that the ProMaster’s low steps and large cargo volume make it the ideal delivery truck for everything from pallets of paper to jugs of water.

These are just a couple ways in which businesses are using the ProMaster to make their business stand out and succeed. The high vertical sides of the Ram ProMaster Van makes for the perfect mobile billboard, and over a dozen configurations and upfits will help you find the right use.

How does your business use the Ram ProMaster Van? Let us know in the comments below.

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Ram 1500 Motor Trend Truck of Year Victory Lap Videos

You may know by now that the 2014 Ram 1500 is Motor Trend’s Truck of Year for the second year in a row. Thanks to the innovation behind the EcoDiesel engine, Motor Trend found the Ram 1500 to be worthy of the first ever back-to-back Truck of the Year title. You’d probably agree that 28 miles per gallon on the highway is an award-winning feat for a full-size lightweight pickup.

So, to celebrate, we took the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel across the country to meet the people (you) that made this possible. We visited Ram Truck owners from Michigan to California, visiting their homes and workplaces and listening to their stories about their trucks. The folks we visited on our trip proved to us that what people say is true: Ram Trucks know how to work hard and play hard.

Now the time has come for you all to hop in and ride along with us. We’ve got a string of videos highlighting all our stops and conversations, from interviews with owners and fans to pullovers at landmarks and monuments. Enjoy this great country with us as we head south to Texas and west toward the Pacific. This is one road trip you don’t want to miss.

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Real People, Real Trucks – “It’s Never Let Me Down”

RamZone Chip

Here’s a story from Real People, Real Trucks that Ram Truck owners will surely be able to identify with. Chip Harris has put some serious miles on his Ram Commercial vehicle and has only great things to say about it:

2003 Ram Van, with a 360 engine and 316,551 miles on it. What can I say? Still running and looks great … I could use a new seat though! I haven’t even had to do any major engine work on it, not even the valve cover gaskets! Only the tranny rebuilt at 287k mi. I’ve used this van daily selling detailing products, and it’s never let me down. Also, many thanks to my long-time tech Terry Harwood at Doan Dodge in Rochester, NY. Although, I have a feeling we’re nearing the end, and it’s killing me! I’ve always been a Dodge guy, so it will be going to part-time status shortly, and a new [Ram] 3500 ProMaster is soon to be in the picture.

We love seeing Ram drivers get great value and satisfaction out of their vehicles. Thanks for being a loyal Ram Fan, Chip. We hope you’ll be just as pleased with your new Ram 3500 ProMaster. Keep us updated on how it goes, and good luck with your business. 

What do you think of Chip’s van? Let us know in the comments below, and feel free to share your Ram stories with us and let us know how you’ve been using your Ram Truck. 

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Ram Commercial at the SIMA Snow & Ice Symposium

Some jobs never sleep. Even those cold-weather favorites don’t get the off-season you might expect. When your business is tasked with keeping the roads clear and the people safe, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest.

Ram Commercial recently joined Chrysler Commercial Vehicles at the Snow & Ice Management Association’s (SIMA) annual Snow & Ice Symposium in Columbus, Ohio, to help plow the road toward next winter. Ram Trucks made a strong presence as a durable, reliable truck fit for icy roads and snowplow upfits.  Professionals came from all over the area to prep for their trade, and the Chrysler for Work booth had some competitions ready for them to test their own strength. Here are a couple photos from the event:

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Ram Trucks Snow Plow

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Now we’ll let you get back to summer, but first let us know in the comments if you’re prepared for the cold months in your Ram Truck.

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