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Factorial Energy announces partnerships with Stellantis, Mercedes-Benz for solid-state battery development

Factorial Energy has announced that it will be partnering with two new automotive brands for the development of solid-state batteries. The first of which is Stellantis who recently signed a joint development agreement with Factorial with the former also making a strategic investment in the latter. During its EV Day Presentation this past July, Stellantis […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/30/2021
Stellantis partners with Vulcan Energy Resources for lithium supply

Stellantis has announced that it has partnered with Vulcan Energy Resources for the supply of battery-grade lithium hydroxide in Europe. These will be used in electrified vehicles made by the brands under the Stellantis umbrella. The five-year agreement will commence with the first shipments starting in 2026. The agreement with Vulcan is part of Stellantis’ […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/30/2021
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
10/22/2021
Stellantis and LG Energy Solutions create a joint venture for battery production

Stellantis and LG Energy Solutions have announced that both companies have entered into a memorandum of understanding to manufacture battery cells and modules for the North American market. This new tie-up aims to help the former meet its target of making 40 percent of its sales in the U.S. consist of electrified vehicles by 2030. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/18/2021
Stellantis EV Days highlights its electrification offensive through 2025

Stellantis has revealed its electrification plans through 2025 and it looks quite comprehensive. The company has revealed that all of its brands aim to have best-in-class battery-electric vehicles with the help of new platforms and fast charging times that will allow its vehicles to regain 20 miles per minute. In total, Stellantis will invest €30 […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/8/2021
Technology review: 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid’s Uconnect 5

Uconnect has long been one of the best multimedia interfaces available. Since its inception, the system has distinguished itself with user-friendliness, a clean layout, and minimal submenus. The last few iterations built on that formula, slowly chipping away at the learning curve. Now, Uconnect 5 has arrived in the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica and it has […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/26/2021
2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid vs. 2021 Toyota Sienna: Which hybrid minivan should be in your garage?

Families searching for the most space but want efficiency on top of that, you have two minivans to choose from: the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and the Toyota Sienna. These are currently the most efficient vehicles in their class, giving you 30 mpg combined or more on the EPA cycle. You may be wondering which one […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
Is the Pinnacle trim 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid worth the extra money?

The idea of a luxury minivan seems like a weird one but when you look closely, it makes a lot of sense. In Asia, minivans are the preferred transportation for executives. Brands like Kia have special VIP versions of the new Carnival complete with anti-paparazzi curtains. Toyota has the Vellfire and Alphard, two minivans so […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
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
3/10/2021
17 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles — PHEVs — for first time owners

Plug-in hybrid vehicles are a great way to get a taste of electrified motoring without the range anxiety. The ability to travel set distances strictly in EV mode lets you choose when to drive emissions-free while the gas engine retains a car’s long-distance driving capability. The thought of a new car that runs on gas […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/12/2021