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The Car Market Could Collapse if EVs Remain More Expensive, According to Stellantis

Electric vehicles have always been more expensive than equivalent models powered by combustion engines The automaker says the demand for new vehicles could drop significantly when cheap gasoline-powered cars are phased out The company wants to introduce 75 EVs around the world by...

Volkswagen Could Overtake Tesla in Global EV Sales as Soon as 2024, Report Says

Bloomberg intelligence claims Tesla will remain the leader for 18 more months Volkswagen already sells more EVs in Europe than Tesla, but its US sales are lagging behind The report places Chinese automaker BYD in third place and Ford in fourth Bloomberg Intelligence just...

Automakers Ask US Congress to Lift EV Tax Credit Limits

Currently, the full federal EV incentive phases out after 200,000 are sold. GM, Ford, Stellantis, and Toyota jointly reached out to Congress. Costs are increasing for everything including automobile production. Automakers are feeling the crunch and want to limit the impact economic pressures and...

Stellantis Proved Inductive Charging Can Work on Highways

This technology uses coils embedded into the road surface to charge cars while they drive Stellantis conducted tests with an electric Fiat 500 and found it was able to maintain highway speeds without using its battery This means EVs could theoretically have an...

Stellantis is Moving Towards Electrification with Jeep at the Forefront

Stellantis is giving priority to Europe in its electrification plans Jeep will lead the automaker in North America by introducing its first EV next year Lancia, Fiat, and Vauxhall have all committed to selling only EVs, some as soon as 2026 Stellantis doesn’t currently...

2022 Jeep Wrangler Gets Marginal Rating in Two IIHS Tests, Flips Over

The IIHS published its most recent crash test results for the 2022 Jeep Wrangler and the results are not good. The Wrangler received a marginal score in the small overlap crash test, in which it fell on its side, and in the side impact test....

Stellantis Confirms Windsor Assembly to Retool for Electric Platform Starting Next Year

Windsor Assembly will retool to build STLA Large vehicles Plant has been home of the minivan since 1983 Stellantis has made a big announcement surrounding Canadian auto production today. The company's Windsor Assembly Plant, long home to the automaker's groundbreaking minivans, will be one...

Stellantis will Invest $2.5 Billion in a Battery Plant in Indiana

This new factory will be a joint venture with Samsung SDI The automaker targets an initial annual production capacity of 23 GWh The factory will begin operating in 2025, about the same time Stellantis plans to introduce a few of its electric models Stellantis...

Stellantis will be Fined $300 Million Over Polluting Diesel Engines

This is part of the same diesel scandal Volkswagen was caught up in back in late 2015 The EcoDiesel engine used in the 2014-2016 Ram 1500 and Jeep Grand Cherokee is to blame This fine will be part of a plea deal the...

Ford’s EV Business Split Won’t be Copied by Stellantis, VW, and Others

Ford may switch over as early as next year. Mercedes-Benz will simply morph into an EV company. There appear to be two schools of thought when it comes to preparing for the near future of the EV car business. Some automakers have announced or...