Friday, February 3, 2023
News Chrysler will Make 3 EVs by 2028, One of Which will be...

Chrysler will Make 3 EVs by 2028, One of Which will be a Minivan

Chrysler is working on an electric minivan that will be launched by 2028.

  • Chrysler wants to become fully electric by 2028

  • The automaker believes the minivan will be a key part of its plan

  • This minivan should have around 400 miles (643 kilometers) of range

Chrysler has already shown its first electric model, the Airflow, and it has now announced two more which will complete its lineup by 2028.

Out of these two, one will be a minivan, a vehicle type that is important for Chrysler since the automaker invented the segment with the first generation of the Dodge Caravan back in 1984.

Despite the popularity of the minivan being much lower than it was a few years ago, Chrysler is determined to continue offering one to customers in the electric era.

According to the brand’s CEO, the minivan will have to be rethought for the electric age in order to become a segment-buster, recreating the effect the first minivans had on the market.

One feature that will be kept in its current form however, is the Chrysler-exclusive Stow ‘N Go system that allows to store the second row of seats in bins placed under the floor in order to have access to a large loading area without having to remove heavy seats from the vehicle, as is the case with other minivans.

Again, according to the CEO, the ideal range for buyers looking at electric vehicles is 400 miles (643 kilometers), so this is the goal the company’s engineers will be working towards.

The presence of an electric minivan it its lineup will also allow Chrysler to look at autonomous vehicles and ride sharing services, an approach that is also explored by Volkswagen, which just introduced the ID.Buzz.

Until this model arrives, Chrysler will keep selling the 300 and the Pacifica until at least 2025, when they will be joined by the Airflow. Gasoline and electric models will then share the brand’s showroom for three more years, before the American brand becomes fully electric in 2028.

Trending Now

Tesla Cybertruck Production Delayed, Now Expected in 2024

Elon Musk says the first units will be built this summer, with full-scale production next year. The specifications and price of the electric...

The GMC Hummer EV SUV Began Rolling Off the Assembly Line Yesterday

The SUV version joins the electric pickup in the GMC lineup. The first deliveries are expected to take place before the end of...

The 2023 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon will start at $37,197 and $48,487 respectively in Canada

Both midsize pickups share the same platform and mechanical elements. The Chevrolet is the only one to offer 2WD and a Work Truck...

The Electrify America Charging Network Might Have Fried a Rivian R1T

This is the third time a similar incident happens with different EVs at an Electrify America station. The vehicle will need to receive...

Mazda Promises the MX-5 Miata Will Outlive Us All

Today is a brighter day for us all. The MX-5 Miata was born in 1990 and will never die. For most, the Mazda MX-5,...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.