CHELSEA, MI – Despite gas-price pressures that threaten to overwhelm the U.S. fullsize-pickup market, Chrysler LLC isn’t sparing the horses with the rollout of its redesigned-for-’09 Dodge Ram. The auto maker trumpets the capabilities of its upgraded 5.7L Hemi V-8 to claim best-in-class output at 390 hp, a 13% hike over the ’08 model. However, the engine will benefit from a 4% boost in fuel economy. Chrysler also promises a 6% fuel-economy improvement when the Ram is powered by the auto ...

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