Chrysler pushes for more efficient truck design


By Kevin Krolicki CHELSEA, Mich., June 21 (Reuters) - Chrysler Group designers are scouring every aspect of the company's Dodge Ram pickup trucks in a bid to boost fuel economy as part of a redesign for 2009, a Chrysler executive said on Thursday. The Ram trucks remain Chrysler's best-selling vehicles and accounted for about 17 percent of the automaker's overall sales in 2006. As the No. 4 automaker prepares to launch a revamped pickup truck line to go up against newer, competing ...

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