Re: 2013 news at Detroit or Chicago?
Anytime the year is mentioned, it normally means model year.
The diesel is officially announced and confirmed for 2013 model year, i.e. will be on sale fall of 2012.
Milous has confirmed order banks will open in june/july with august/sept delivery for the diesel.
Still waiting to hear on 8 speed tranny... nothing confirmed. If I had to guess it will come along with the new 2013MY on the standard V6 and diesel. Hemi will keep the 5/6 speed.