In the "good old days," the overwhelming majority of new models would be "officially" introduced Oct. 1 of the preceding calendar-year. Little by little, this practice has migrated to the realm of nostalgia as OEMs introduce new models throughout the calendar-year. Year-round new-model introductions have complicated fleet planning and purchasing. Some fleet managers wonder why the U.S. doesn't convert to a calendar-year cycle as used by the majority of the global auto industry.
Cutoff Date for 2010-MY Dodge Ram Orders Approaching
DETROIT - Due to the limited production window, Dodge is reminding fleets the order cutoff date for 2010 Dodge Ram 3500/4500/5500 Cab and Chassis models is Thursday, Oct. 8.