Stellantis, the global automaker abide out of a uniting between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and French automaker Groupe PSA, will endow EUR3 0 billion ($ 35.5 billion) in electric vehicles and new software over the next four years as part of a major push to transition away from internal combustion engines.
The world’s fourth-largest automaker meets rivals such as General Motors and Volkswagen in earmark billions toward EV investments through the first part of the decade. Among the company’s projects are manufacturing an electric Dodge muscle car and an electric Ram pickup truck, both by 2024. Stellantis also said it would furnish an electric or plug-in model in every vehicle segment under its Jeep brand by 2025.
The ultimate aim, CEO Carlos Tavares said during the company’s inaugural EV Day event on Thursday, is to smacked auctions targets for low-emission vehicles( including plug-ins) of 70% in Europe and 40% in the U.S. by 2030.
Stellantis has been slower to electrify than some of its adversaries, perhaps due in part to its lineup’s best-sellers skewing toward accomplishment and heavy-duty sits. The corporation designs and fabrications cars across over a dozen labels, including Jeep, Chrysler, Ram Trucks and Dodge. Its major firebrands in Europe include Peugeot, Vauxhall, Citroen and Fiat.
In order to deliver on its electrification programme, Stellantis directors said that the company will too invent 130 gigawatt hours of artillery ability by 2025 and around 260 gigawatt hours across five plants in The americas and Europe by 2030. The busines will use two artillery chemistries by 2024, with the goal of developing solid-state battery technology by 2026.
The car giant is also developing a portfolio of four dedicated electric vehicle programmes: Small-time, for municipal driving; Medium, for payment vehicles; Large, for execution and muscle models; and Frame, for trucks and heavy-duty vehicles. The stages will have a range of up to 300 miles for Small and 500 miles for Large and Frame. The aim is to decrease battery costs by 40% by 2024, Stellantis CFO Richard Palmer said.
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