Stellantis N.V. is a multinational automotive manufacturing corporation formed in 2021 by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and the French PSA Group. Brands include Peugeot, Fiat, Opel, Jeep, Dodge, Ram. The company is headquartered in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Stellantis expects 70% of its sales in Europe and 40% in America to be low-emissions vehicles by 2030.
Stellantis North America, formerly known as Chrysler, also owns and markets under Dodge, Jeep, Mopar, and RAM.
The automaker said the compact Avenger was the first introduction in a range of “capable, fully electric vehicles right sized for Europe” and also “a key component in a global electrification strategy as the brand moves towards becoming the world leader in zero-emission SUVs”.
European Avenger specification includes standard Selec-Terrain and Hill Descent Control which, with claimed “outstanding approach and departure angles and the vehicle’s ground clearance, bring impressive levels of capability into the segment”.
The SUV has a new 400 volt electric propulsion system which combines a new 156hp electric motor with 260 Nm of torque and a new 54 kWh battery pack.
The Jeep Avenger EV is the first all electric vehicle worthy of the Jeep brand. However, it is not expected to sell in the North American market. The Avenger the first Jeep to be produced in Poland.
The RAM 1500 Revolution Concept is a battery-electric pickup built on the new STLA platform, featuring all-wheel drive, adjustable air suspension, four-wheel steering, and a multifunction tailgate. Among it’s many features, the RAM’s muscular all-electric pickup truck will be able to autonomously follow along while you walk on foot. The cabin includes third-row jump seats and a power mid-gate with a passthrough, fitting objects up to 18-feet long.
Stellantis plans to start selling the RAM 1500 Revolution BEV in 2024.
… the off-road brand announced on Thursday as it unveiled a bevy of new battery-driven models.
The Stellantis-owned nameplate will release four new battery-only models by 2025, and plans to have electric models across its line-up by the end of the decade. The first electric model, the Avenger, will go on sale in Europe next year.
As it shares drivetrain technology with those models, the e-Scudo gets a 134bhp electric motor and a choice of 50 or 75kWh batteries, for driving ranges of 143 and 205 miles respectively, along with 100kW rapid-charging capability for swift battery top-ups on the go.
Two main versions of the e-Scudo are being offered at launch: the short-wheelbase 50kWh battery model comes in the Tecnico trim and has an on-the-road-price of £35,720 before VAT, while the long-wheelbase 75kWh battery model comes in Business specification and is priced at £43,050 on the road, excluding VAT.