kscarbel Posted June 28, 2013 Share Posted June 28, 2013 Bloomberg / June 28, 2013Chrysler Group LLC said it will offer a V-6 diesel engine as an option for Ram 1500 pickup trucks.The 3-liter diesel engine will be priced $2,850 higher than the 5.7-liter Hemi gasoline V-8. Chrysler also offers the pickup with a 3.6-liter V-6 gasoline engine.Pickups are a major source of profit for Chrysler as well as competitors General Motors and Ford.Ram pickup sales surged 23% this year through May, better than Chrysler’s total 9 percent gain during that period.Chrysler is majority owned by Turin, Italy-based Fiat SpA.GM is introducing redesigned Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra large pickups.Ford in January unveiled a prototype of a revamped F-150 pickup called Atlas that foreshadowed its future trucks. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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