Clean Sweep: FCA Brands Take Highest Honors during Texas Truck Rodeo

October 17, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 warranted tip honors as a Truck of Texas during a annual Texas Truck Rodeo, hosted by a Texas Automotive Writers Association (TAWA), along with a purify brush of a tip awards with a 2019 Maserati Levante GTS named SUV of Texas and a 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio named CUV of Texas. The Dodge Durango SRT and Jeep® vehicles also collected several awards. Collectively, FCA brands cumulative a many awards, 15 of 24, of any manufacturer during a event.
 
This year’s Rodeo was generally severe with murky conditions and soppy roads – an sourroundings where a lineup of FCA vehicles quite excelled.
 
“The all-new 2019 Ram 1500 stole a hearts of a members this year, and has warranted a tip respect as a 2019 Truck of Texas. It’s not usually capable, though it is comfortable, and a courtesy to fact is distinct anything in a lorry market. It’s a home run for a Ram code that scored a Truck of Texas trophy,” pronounced Michael Marrs, President of TAWA.
  
A sum of 57 pickups, SUVs, crossovers and blurb vehicles were entered in a foe and 69 TAWA members attended a event. Members expel their votes after dual days of on- and off-road car evaluations. Consideration is given to all from exterior/interior styling and off-road capability to a entrant’s altogether utility, value and performance.

Ram, Jeep, Dodge, Alfa Romeo and Maserati vehicles with tip honors:
 
Ram Brand
Truck of Texas: 2019 Ram 1500
Full-size Pickup Truck: 2019 Ram 1500
Heavy Duty Pickup Truck: 2018 Ram Power Wagon
Luxury Pickup Truck: 2019 Ram 1500 Longhorn
Off-Road Pickup Truck: 2019 Ram 1500 Rebel
Best Powertrain:  2019 Ram 1500 eTorque Mild Hybrid System
Best New Technology: 2019 Ram 1500 12-inch Uconnect Touchscreen
 
Jeep Brand
Mid-Size Luxury SUV: 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit
Mid-Size SUV: 2018 Jeep Wrangler
Off-Road SUV: 2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon
 
Dodge Brand
Full-Size SUV: 2019 Dodge Durango SRT
 
Alfa Romeo
CUV of Texas: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio
Luxury CUV: 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio Quadrifoglio

Maserati
SUV of Texas: 2019 Maserati Levante GTS
Full-Size Luxury SUV: 2019 Maserati Levante GTS
 
About TAWA
The Texas Auto Writers Association, Inc. was founded in 1985 by automotive reporters who wanted to yield an entrance of veteran growth, growth and networking. These professionals sought to emanate an automotive eventuality that was singular to Texas and a outcome was a TAWA Truck Rodeo. Since 1992, Truck Rodeos have been hold in San Antonio, Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Granbury and Spring Branch, and now Dripping Springs. In 2003, TAWA combined an eventuality for sedans, sports cars, and other vehicles not authorised for a Truck Rodeo. The Texas Auto Roundup, as a eventuality is called today, is also hold annually. For some-more information, revisit www.texasautowriters.org.
 
About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA is an general automotive organisation listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”

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