The industry is now scrambling to gauge the fallout after Japan slapped restrictions on exports to Korea of three classes of materials crucial to the production of semiconductors and cutting-edge screens.
The Ram 1500 ranked No. 1 in interior layout and No. 2 in technology, exterior styling and ruggedness among all non-luxury vehiclesーnot just trucksーin Kelley Blue Book’s analysis of consumer perception.
U.S. companies, long accustomed to using China as the world’s workshop, are exploring alternatives as tensions run high and Beijing shows a willingness to clamp down on foreign firms within its own borders.