The settlement is the latest sign that auto safety regulators are taking a more aggressive approach toward companies that fail to disclose defects.
Ram introduced the 1500 Rebel which offers a newly designed front grille, along with other edgy design elements in the full-size truck.
Chrysler is recalling about 1.2 million Ram trucks to fix front-end problems that could lead to steering troubles.
The North American International Auto Show isn’t open to the public yet at Cobo Hall in Detroit, but you can feel like you’re there by following this live Twitter feed from WWJ Auto Beat Reporter Jeff Gilbert.
Chrysler Group LLC, working in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, will deliver five demonstration fleet Ram 1500 plug-in hybrid electric vehicle pickup trucks to Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. and the National Grid New York.