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Mopar introduces new level 2 plug in chargers for Jeep Wrangler 4xe, Chrysler Pacific, and future EVs

Mopar has announced that it will offer level 2 (240-volt) AC wall chargers for homes to support owners of Jeep’s 4xe vehicles and the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid. Available in plug-in or hardwired versions, the unit supplies 32 amps/7.7 kW of maximum power. This allows you to fully charge your plug-in hybrid vehicle in around two […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/18/2022
Chrysler Airflow Concept headlines Stellantis’ display for the 2022 CES

The 2022 CES Show is turning into a venue for major announcements from automakers. Joining Mercedes-Benz and General Motors is Stellantis, which will show a wide variety of vehicles across its brand portfolio. Headlining Stellantis’ stand will be the Chrysler Airflow Concept, a battery-electric crossover that appears to be the size of the Ford Mustang […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/22/2021
2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe review: Retro-electrified

Mention off-road vehicles and the first one that comes to mind is the venerable Jeep Wrangler. This icon made a name for itself in the dirt by giving its drivers the ability to go anywhere whether it’s paved or not. It defines the idea of freedom, a vehicle made to take you places and bring […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/20/2021
Stellantis announces new open-air platforms and software

Stellantis has announced the second part of its electrification strategy, which focuses on leveraging software. The company has mapped out its next-generation technologies by building on existing connected vehicle capabilities and transforming how consumers interact with vehicles. This will see Stellantis move to open-air platforms with new features and services added via over-the-air (OTA) updates […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/7/2021
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
Electrified vehicles dominated the podium at the 2021 Rebelle Rally

The 2021 Rebelle Rally was packed with electrified vehicles with plug-in hybrids and battery-electric models competing in both the 4×4 and X-Cross classes. This year’s biggest highlight is that these vehicles dominated the podium. Jeep, a longtime participant and sponsor of the Rebelle Rally, dominated the field with the Wrangler 4xe taking first and second […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/21/2021
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
2021 Rebelle Rally has a lot of electrified vehicles in the field

The 2021 Rebelle Rally is shaping up to be a big year thanks to several electrified vehicles entering the event. This eight-day women’s off-road competition covers over 1,000 miles across the states of Nevada and California and is one of the longest and toughest rally raid events of the year in the U.S. In addition […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/6/2021