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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
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
Dodge to show EV muscle car concept next year: Report

Dodge has risen as one of the important brands under the Stellantis umbrella and it will use electrification to amplify the performance of its vehicles. Before the production version of its first all-electric muscle car arrives in 2024, Dodge will preview it with a concept car next year. Speaking with Automotive News, Tim Kuniskis, CEO […]

by Stefan Ogbac
8/23/2021
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
8/12/2021
Stellantis CEO confirms all-electric Dodge Charger and Challenger: Report

During Stellantis’ EV Day, Dodge revealed that it will introduce its first all-electric muscle car in 2024. Dodge CEO Tim Kuniskis stood next to a veiled vehicle and took a peek at it to reveal a lower front air intake. Afterward, a video showed a retro-styled vehicle with full-width LED daytime running lights doing a […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/23/2021
Dodge teases brand’s first electric muscle car

During Stellantis’ EV Day, each brand under its umbrella had a short video outlining their respective visions. In the case of Dodge, it was trip down muscle car memory lane with many iconic models including their latest creations like the Dodge Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat Redeye, the Viper ACR, and the 840-hp Challenger SRT […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/8/2021
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
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
History 101: 5 incredible early EVs you’ve likely forgotten about

Even casual car fans know about the GM EV1, long described as a pioneer in the world of electric vehicles. That recognition may come from the well-received 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? But what about the other early EVs that popped up in the late 1990s? Electric vehicles on sale today owe a […]

by Sami Haj-Assaad
1/22/2021
Alternating Currents: What happened to Chrysler, who was at the forefront of EV development?

It may seem absurd in 2020, but as little as10n years ago Chrysler was at the forefront of electric vehicle development. In 2007 the company had founded the ENVI group to investigate the feasibility of launching multiple electric vehicles across the company’s full lineup of brands. Not only did the group develop three EVs with […]

by Bradley Brownell
10/28/2020