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Stellantis-Archer Flying Taxi Partnership

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  Midnight Flying Taxi to Be Manufactured in US Exclusively                                             Source:  Archer Midnight Big Boost for Archer to Hit the Market First Global automaker Stellantis and eVTOL startup Archer Aviation are joining forces to manufacture Archer's eVTOL flying taxi Midnight.  Here are the key details on this new, powerful flying taxi partnership: Stellantis, the parent company of Chrysler, Fiat, Jeep, Peugeot & more, has significantly expanded its partnership with eVTOL California startup Archer Aviation Stellantis will provide strategic new funding of $150 million for growth and be the exclusive manufacturer of Archer's flying taxi Midnight in a new facility to be built in Covington, Georgia that will include advanced manufacturing technologies The partners hope to have 6,000 Midnight air taxis operational by 2030 Tech Specs Archer expects Midnight to be in the air in 2024 Will carry a pilot and up to 4 passengers or a 1000-pound payload 12 w

Ram's E-Pickup Revolution 1500

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  Revolution 1500 Pickup is Revolutionary                                        Source: Ram Revolution 1500 Debuts at CES 2023 Showcasing Unique Technologies  Interested in a pickup truck that can "Shadow Mode" and follow you when you're on foot and perhaps out looking for a lost dog?  How about an electric pickup with Level 3 autonomous driving?  These are some of the functionalities that the Ram Revolution 1500 delivers.  It was just unveiled at the global technology show CES 2023 with a great deal of interest.  Sounds like a concept from Stellantis' Ram brand that has a lot of potential in the electric truck market.  It is designed to directly compete against Ford 150-Lighting, Rivian and Tesla's Cybertruck. Tech Performance Expectations This is a concept and details are sketchy.  But here's what we know: There are 2 electric motors on the front and rear axles for 4-wheel drive It's expected to deliver at least 563 hp, 775 ft-lbs of torque and the capa

Ram E-Pickup Concept Wows at CES 2023

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  Revolution 1500 Pickup is Revolutionary                                        Source: Ram Revolution 1500 Debuts at CES 2023 Showcasing Unique Technologies  Interested in a pickup truck that can "Shadow Mode" and follow you when you're on foot and perhaps out looking for a lost dog?  How about an electric pickup with Level 3 autonomous driving?  These are some of the functionalities that the Ram Revolution 1500 delivers.  It was just unveiled at the global technology show CES 2023 with a great deal of interest.  Sounds like a concept from Stellantis' Ram brand that has a lot of potential in the electric truck market.  It is designed to directly compete against Ford 150-Lighting, Rivian and Tesla's Cybertruck. Tech Performance Expectations This is a concept and details are sketchy.  But here's what we know: There are 2 electric motors on the front and rear axles for 4-wheel drive It's expected to deliver at least 563 hp, 775 ft-lbs of torque and the capa

Chrysler Concept: InsideAutonomous Car -

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  CES 2023 Chrysler AI Cockpit Concept                                             Source:  Stellantis Chrysler "Harmony in Motion" Chrysler, a division of Stellantis, unveiled at CES 2023 a cutting-edge, AI enabled car interior concept that functions like an autonomous AI Assistant and is called "Harmony In Motion".   Key Components Here are some key attributes of this spectacular vision of the future of autonomous driving:  The autonomous vehicle combines Stellantis' top new technologies:  STLA AutoDrive, STLA Brain and STLA Smart Cockpit to create "Harmony in Motion". STLA AutoDrive provides autonomous Level 3, which enables the "driver" to multitask, go on conference calls and more STLA Brain is the electrical infrastructure that powers the infotainment system and the rest of the EV surrounding the interior STLA Smart Cockpit is the focal point of new technologies.  The car's dashboard is the Smart focus with "new and innovative

Chrysler Vision: Inside an Autonomous Car

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  CES 2023 Chrysler AI Cockpit Concept                                             Source:  Stellantis Chrysler "Harmony in Motion" Chrysler, a division of Stellantis, unveiled at CES 2023 a cutting-edge, AI enabled car interior concept that functions like an autonomous AI Assistant and is called "Harmony In Motion".   Key Components Here are some key attributes of this spectacular vision of the future of autonomous driving:  The autonomous vehicle combines Stellantis' top new technologies:  STLA AutoDrive, STLA Brain and STLA Smart Cockpit to create "Harmony in Motion". STLA AutoDrive provides autonomous Level 3, which enables the "driver" to multitask, go on conference calls and more STLA Brain is the electrical infrastructure that powers the infotainment system and the rest of the EV surrounding the interior STLA Smart Cockpit is the focal point of new technologies.  The car's dashboard is the Smart focus with "new and innovative

2023 New Dodge Hornet Hybrid

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  Called a "Compelling" Small Crossover                                                                                     Source:  Dodge Affordably Priced Hybrid Car The Dodge Hornet is the automaker's first electrified performance vehicle.  It's being called by automotive experts a "compelling" small crossover and it is certainly affordably priced at a starting price of $30,000.  Interestingly, parent company Stellantis is building it in Italy alongside the new Stellantis Alfa Romeo Tonale.  The two vehicles have a number of similarities but are targeted at different customer bases.  The Tonale is for a slightly more well-heeled audience and the Hornet is more of a classic muscle car. Tech Specs Dodge has built options into the Hornet.  It can be bought with a gas powertrain and a turbocharged, inline, 4-cylinder engine or as a hybrid (PHEV) with 285 horsepower.  Both models have standard all-wheel drive.  The Hornet will be offered in 3 trims:  GT, R/T a

Dodge's Electrifying New Hornet

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  Called a "Compelling" Small Crossover                                                                                     Source:  Dodge Affordably Priced Hybrid Car The Dodge Hornet is the automaker's first electrified performance vehicle.  It's being called by automotive experts a "compelling" small crossover and it is certainly affordably priced at a starting price of $30,000.  Interestingly, parent company Stellantis is building it in Italy alongside the new Stellantis Alfa Romeo Tonale.  The two vehicles have a number of similarities but are targeted at different customer bases.  The Tonale is for a slightly more well-heeled audience and the Hornet is more of a classic muscle car. Tech Specs Dodge has built options into the Hornet.  It can be bought with a gas powertrain and a turbocharged, inline, 4-cylinder engine or as a hybrid (PHEV) with 285 horsepower.  Both models have standard all-wheel drive.  The Hornet will be offered in 3 trims:  GT, R/T a

Fantastical Car Concept From Lancia

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  Lancia Returns to Carmaking:  Goes All-Electric Luxury                                                  Source:  Lancia New Concept Pu-Ra Zero is Purely Radical Famed Italian automaker Lancia has returned to its roots of designing and making cars.  Now owned by Stellantis (Chrysler), Lancia has resurrected its brand with a very wild car concept, a new mission and a new logo.  The concept is as unique as it gets.  The "design sculpture" is called Pu-Ra Zero - as in pure, radical, zero emissions. And it does not resemble a conventional car.  In fact, it has no wheels, no windows and lacks most of the things that you expect to come with a car.  The concept is actually Lancia's design language for what will be its flagship EV of the future. Lancia defines their approach as a combination of design, art and innovation. Lancia is branding itself as an all-electric Italian luxury car brand with its first new models due in 2024. Despite its distinguished automotive history, Lanc

Dodge's Electric Muscle Car Concept

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  Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept                                                                           Source:  Dodge Hot-Rodding in an Electric Muscle Car Looks like Dodge just hit an electrified home run at the 2022 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Dodge just unveiled its highly upgraded concept, the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT, which Dodge calls the world's first fully electrified muscle car. Dodge, which is owned by Stellantis, is offering its new electric Charger Daytona SRT concept in three, powertrain output power levels.  Dodge says that the potential exists for 9 powertrain levels.  Dodge has developed and disclosed new information on 3 electric Charger models. The top model called the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Banshee has a huge 800-volt electrified engine system that is expected to deliver very big horsepower, that could come close to 800, 900 or 1,000 hp. Tech Specs The basic, entry Charger model has a 400-volt system that pumps out 458 hp.  The power can be increased to an

Dodge's Electric Muscle Car

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  Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Concept                                                                           Source:  Dodge Hot-Rodding in an Electric Muscle Car Looks like Dodge just hit an electrified home run at the 2022 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. Dodge just unveiled its highly upgraded concept, the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT, which Dodge calls the world's first fully electrified muscle car. Dodge, which is owned by Stellantis, is offering its new electric Charger Daytona SRT concept in three, powertrain output power levels.  Dodge says that the potential exists for 9 powertrain levels.  Dodge has developed and disclosed new information on 3 electric Charger models. The top model called the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT Banshee has a huge 800-volt electrified engine system that is expected to deliver very big horsepower, that could come close to 800, 900 or 1,000 hp. Tech Specs The basic, entry Charger model has a 400-volt system that pumps out 458 hp.  The power can be increased to an

Rugged, New Jeep E-SUV Avenger 4x4

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  Jeep Avenger 4x4                                                                                           Source:  Jeep Avenger Baby Jeep EV  The Paris Auto Show delivered a huge surprise when Jeep rolled out its new Jeep Avenger 4x4 concept that is based on its new Jeep Avenger Baby EV, unveiled in September.  In Paris, Jeep displayed the two of them side by side.  The Avenger Baby is an electric, 2-wheel drive, subcompact SUV. The Avenger 4x4 is a chunkier, 4-wheel drive, tougher looking, compact trail vehicle with large fenders and big off-road tires.   Tech Specs It's expected that the Avenger 4x4 will make it into production either as a PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) with a combustion engine in the front of the vehicle and an electric motor in the back.  Or it could be produced as an all-electric, all-wheel drive vehicle with an electric motor operating on each axle.  The production prototype version has a single electric motor that produces 156 hp and 192 pe-feet o

Jeep's Rugged, New E-SUV Off-Roader Avenger

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  Jeep Avenger 4x4                                                                                           Source:  Jeep Avenger Baby Jeep EV  The Paris Auto Show delivered a huge surprise when Jeep rolled out its new Jeep Avenger 4x4 concept that is based on its new Jeep Avenger Baby EV, unveiled in September.  In Paris, Jeep displayed the two of them side by side.  The Avenger Baby is an electric, 2-wheel drive, subcompact SUV. The Avenger 4x4 is a chunkier, 4-wheel drive, tougher looking, compact trail vehicle with large fenders and big off-road tires.   Tech Specs It's expected that the Avenger 4x4 will make it into production either as a PHEV (Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle) with a combustion engine in the front of the vehicle and an electric motor in the back.  Or it could be produced as an all-electric, all-wheel drive vehicle with an electric motor operating on each axle.  The production prototype version has a single electric motor that produces 156 hp and 192 pe-feet o