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Chrysler, Sleek, Hitech EV Airflow

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  Stellantis' Chrysler Embarks on Electrification                                                  Source:  Chrysler Reinvention of a Storied Brand At the New York International Auto Show, Chrysler unveiled a super sleek, midsize, electric SUV crossover, called the Airflow.  It is a showcase for the advanced technologies and sleek, sculptured styling that future electric Chryslers will contain.  This new concept has power, looks and impressive performance.  It's the first of three electric vehicles that Chrysler will roll out between 2025 and 2028 as it attempts to reinvigorate its brand.  Parent company Stellantis wants the new Chrysler to stand for advanced technologies and highly desirable, family-oriented vehicles. Tech Specs The Airflow has a lot of power.  Built on Stellantis' STLA Large EV architecture, the Airflow concept has a 118-kWh battery pack with a guaranteed 400 miles range on a charge.  Stellantis says the range may actually end-up being 500 miles.  The ent

Chrysler Unveils Stunning EV Airflow

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  Stellantis' Chrysler Embarks on Electrification                                                  Source:  Chrysler Reinvention of a Storied Brand At the New York International Auto Show, Chrysler unveiled a super sleek, midsize, electric SUV crossover, called the Airflow.  It is a showcase for the advanced technologies and sleek, sculptured styling that future electric Chryslers will contain.  This new concept has power, looks and impressive performance.  It's the first of three electric vehicles that Chrysler will roll out between 2025 and 2028 as it attempts to reinvigorate its brand.  Parent company Stellantis wants the new Chrysler to stand for advanced technologies and highly desirable, family-oriented vehicles. Tech Specs The Airflow has a lot of power.  Built on Stellantis' STLA Large EV architecture, the Airflow concept has a 118-kWh battery pack with a guaranteed 400 miles range on a charge.  Stellantis says the range may actually end-up being 500 miles.  The ent

Powerful EV With No Traditional Brakes

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  New Highly Advanced Technology Replaces Traditional Brakes                                             Source:  DS Automobiles Future of Driving Imagine driving a car with no traditional brakes!  New technology called electric motor regeneration is enabling just that. In Paris, luxury automaker DS Automobiles, owned by Chrysler parent company Stellantis, has designed a highly advanced, electric car without conventional brakes.  Called the E-Tense concept, the electric vehicle is very powerful and can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in two seconds.  It showcases the future of cars with no brakes. The car brakes and is stopped by using electric motor regeneration, a new technology that DS is deploying in its Formula E race car, the DS E-Tense Performance.  The system uses two onboard electric motors to slow the vehicle through regenerative braking and charges the EV in the process when stopping. How Does It Work? This technology is fascinating.  The DS E -Tense is built on the Formula E ra

Dodge Reinvents the Iconic Hornet

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  Dodge Hornet Hybrid Plug-In to Be Unveiled in August                                                       Source:  Dodge Stellantis' Dodge Electrifies its Lineup Dodge, now owned by Chrysler's parent company Stellantis, is launching a new version of its iconic Hornet, which dates back to the 1950's as the Hudson and AMC Hornet. The Hornet was a legendary muscle car. The new Hornet will be unveiled in August 2022 as a compact, hybrid electric plug-in SUV. The 23-foot Hornet will be offered with a 256 hp 2.0-liter turbocharged, 4-cylinder engine or a plug-in hybrid Q4 variant that pairs a 1.5-liter turbo four-cylinder engine with an electric motor. Like its predecessors, the vehicle will come with plenty of sass and attitude in the styling and design. Hornet Now Has European Roots The new Hornet resembles the recently unveiled Alpha Romeo Tonale, a compact SUV designed by Dodge's sister company Alpha Romeo.  And in fact, the Hornet will share the same architecture plat

Jeep & E-Wrangler 4x4 for Off-Roading

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  Production Vehicle Being Developed                                       Source:  Wrangler BEV Concept                                             Source:  Wrangler hybrid                                             Source:  Wrangler interior                             Source:  Electrify America charging station May Be Available for Purchase in 2024 Jeep has been hinting for years about developing an all electric Jeep Wrangler.  Now it is closing in on finalizing a production ready, all electric Jeep Wrangler 4x4 for green off-roading.  Jeep is in the process of designing, developing and finalizing the EV.  There could be an electric motor at the front and back of the off-trail vehicle.  And the likely range on a charge is at least 250 miles.  One thing is for sure:  the much anticipated off-roading, all electric Wrangler is in the pipeline and will likely be available for purchase in 2024. Jeep's Recent Hybrid History Jeep has introduced the Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid and the

Jeep's E-Wrangler 4x4 Off-Roader

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  Production Vehicle Being Developed                                                                           Source:  Jeep Wrangler                                       Source:  Wrangler BEV Concept                                             Source:  Wrangler hybrid                                             Source:  Wrangler interior                             Source:  Electrify America charging station May Be Available for Purchase in 2024 Jeep has been hinting for years about developing an all electric Jeep Wrangler.  Now it is closing in on finalizing a production ready, all electric Jeep Wrangler 4x4 for green off-roading.  Jeep is in the process of designing, developing and finalizing the EV.  There could be an electric motor at the front and back of the off-trail vehicle.  And the likely range on a charge is at least 250 miles.  One thing is for sure:  the much anticipated off-roading, all electric Wrangler is in the pipeline and will likely be available for purchase in 20

Jeep Wrangler Fully Electric Concept

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Stellantis Going Electric "Full Throttle"                              Source:  Wrangler Magneto Concept Car Could Go Into Production by Late 2022 The Stellantis NV brand Chrysler Fiat's Jeep is working on an electric version of the Jeep Wrangler.  It's called the Jeep Wrangler Magneto concept vehicle and it is fully electric.  Automotive experts  anticipate that it will go into full production by late 2022. Classic Wrangler Styling The integrity of the iconic Wrangler design is maintained in the new EV concept even though the vehicle is built on an entirely different powertrain.  In renderings, the battery powered SUV appears to have a single electric motor and several battery modules.  Wrangler has provided no details on battery capacity, power output or range. Full Throttle Electric The Magneto is a 4x4, all wheel drive, off road capable Wrangler SUV.  No price has been announced but Jeep's first electric vehicle, the plug-in hybrid Jeep Wrangler xE starts at $