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Stellantis and Samsung SDI form a joint venture for North American battery production

In just a week Stellantis has announced a second joint venture for lithium-ion battery production in North America. The latest memorandum of understanding is with Samsung SDI, which is specifically for the production of battery cells and modules. This will add another gigafactory to a whole network that Stellantis plans to build with its partners. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Alfa Romeo will launch a new model every year until full BEV in 2027: Report

Alfa Romeo will finally get a much-needed dose of new products for the next two years. The brand’s boss, Jean-Phillipe Imparato has revealed at a dealer event that Alfa Romeo will launch a new vehicle every year until 2026. This was later confirmed to Reuters by a Stellantis spokesperson. After that, the Alfa Romeo brand […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Stellantis to launch several electrified models in the U.S.

A month after revealing its strategy to go fully electric, Stellantis has announced more details on its product rollout up to 2023. It looks like the brands that will see the additional electrified models in the U.S. will be Dodge, Jeep, Alfa Romeo, and Maserati. That first two makes sense because they’re among the stronger […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2022 Alfa Romeo Tonale PHEV spied wearing production body

The 2022 Alfa Romeo Tonale has finally been caught by spy photographers wearing its production body and free of any plastic cladding. Even with the swirly camouflage, it’s clear that not much has changed as the crossover transitioned from concept to production. Originally shown at the 2019 Geneva auto show, the Tonale previewed a utility […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Alfa Romeo Tonale confirmed for mid-2022 launch by brand CEO

The Alfa Romeo Tonale finally has a set launch date of mid-2022. This was announced by none other than the brand’s CEO Jean-Phillippe Imparato via Twitter. Together with the date, Imparato also showed photos of what appears to be a meeting at the Alfa Romeo Pomigliano, Italy plant where he met with employees and suppliers. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Alfa Romeo will move to a new platform: Report

Alfa Romeo appears to be undergoing another evolution as electrification becomes the norm. A report from Automotive News Europe reveals that the brand is dropping its much-touted Giorgio platform in a favor of a new electrification-enabled architecture. Incoming CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato revealed that Alfa will move to the new STLA large platform during a round […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Alfa Romeo Tonale delayed: Report

One of the most crucial vehicles for the Alfa Romeo brand has been delayed according to a new report. A source close to the matter told Automotive News Europe that the compact crossover’s release date has been pushed back because incoming CEO Jean-Philippe Imparato wanted more performance out of the plug-in hybrid powertrain. The executive, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
Alternating Currents: Stellantis needs Peugeot in the U.S. even if it doesn’t know it

The Stellantis merger deal is done, the dust has settled, and the giant international automaker Fiat Chrysler has merged with the giant international automaker Peugeot Société Anonyme. As the job of building cars for the world becomes ever more demanding and expensive, companies need to find economies of scale wherever they exist, and this merger […]

by Bradley Brownell
2022 Alfa Romeo Tonale: Will this electrified crossover thrill?

Alfa Romeo is finally getting a new member in its lineup and yes, it’s another crossover. The Tonale will be the brand’s first electrified vehicle, a plug-in hybrid that aims to offer the thrilling driving experience of vehicles wearing the storied Alfa Romeo badge. With its arrival later this year, what can we expect from […]

by Stefan Ogbac
22 new or updated hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles coming to market in 2021

Electrification doesn’t mean only more battery-electric vehicles entering the market. They also include hybrids in both plug-in and self-charging flavors. Automakers are rolling hybrids out in droves as part of the industry’s move away from internal combustion engines. Both mainstream and luxury brands all offer hybrids and plug-in hybrids in different flavors, meaning there’s something […]

by Stefan Ogbac