No More Dodge RAM? Learn When and Why Dodge and RAM Split Up

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For decades, the name “Dodge RAM” was synonymous with capability and convenience. Drivers from Marrero to Biloxi, MS have trusted Dodge RAM trucks with their toughest jobs and daily duties. So why did Dodge and RAM split after so many successful years forging a reputation for reliable trucks? When did Dodge and Ram split up? Is RAM Dodge? The team at Ray Brandt Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has set out to quell any confusion you may have about the Dodge and RAM split!


Dodge RAM vs. Dodge and RAM

While it may surprise you, Dodge RAM trucks have not been produced since 2008! Dodge and RAM formally separated into their own respective divisions in 2009. So why did Dodge and RAM split up exactly? While both are still produced by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Group (FCA), they split up so both branches can focus on their respective traits. So is RAM Dodge? While they are produced by the same parent company, RAM and Dodge are now separate brands.

Dodge still produces passenger vehicles with deeply rooted performance heritage. Models like the Charger and Challenger are produced under the Dodge brand due to their performance purposes. Likewise, RAM produces vehicles that have their own focus–in their case, capability and commercial purposes. Vehicles like the RAM 1500 (formerly known as the Dodge RAM 1500), and the RAM ProMaster are built by RAM, as they fit the RAM niche.

FCA also produces a variety of vehicles from other manufacturers, including Jeep, Chrysler, and Fiat. At Ray Brandt Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, you can find models from all across the FCA family, so you’re sure to find the exact model you need to suit your lifestyle and budget.

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Find Your Favorite Dodge and RAM Models in Harvey, LA

At Ray Brandt Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, we offer a selection of Dodge, RAM, and other FCA models in our new vehicle inventory. Whether you’re looking for a capable and reliable RAM model, or a well-rounded and comfortable Dodge vehicle, don’t hesitate to contact us today! If you still have more questions, like “why did Dodge and RAM split?” don’t hesitate to contact us online!


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