Nearly 250,000 Ram Pickups Recalled for Steering Flaw

Chrysler is recalling almost 243,000 of its Ram pickup trucks because there could be a “loss of directional stability,” the automaker told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The recall covers the 2008 Ram 1500 Mega Cab 4×4 as well as the 2500 and 3500 heavy-duty models from the 2003–11 model years. Most of the affected pickups, about 168,000, are from the 2008–11 model years.
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Porsche 911 Ranked Number One in Vehicle Satisfaction

AutoPacific Survey Confirms 911 Meets and Exceeds Customers’ Expectations

In a survey of 42,000 owners rating their new 2010 model year cars and trucks, Porsche owners have ranked the 911 as the best sports car in satisfying customers, according to the 14th Annual Vehicle Satisfaction Awards (VSA) by AutoPacific.
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12 Chevrolet Models Offer Fuel-saving, Six-speed Automatic Transmissions for 2011 Model Year

Three out of four Chevrolet cars, trucks, SUVs and Crossovers will be available with six-speed automatics, which offer customers up to four percent better in fuel economy

With the introduction of the all-new Chevrolet Cruze, 12 Chevrolet models will be offered with fuel-saving, six-speed automatic transmissions. Chevrolet has quickly become a leader in six-speed automatics, which will be available on 75 percent of all Chevrolet cars, trucks, SUVs and crossovers for 2011. Compared to traditional four-speed automatics, six-speed automatics offer consumers up to four percent better fuel economy, and smoother, more responsive vehicle performance.
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