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Citroen's E-Pickup of Cardboard, Recyclables

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    World's Greenest EV                                                                           Source:  Citroen Could Radically Change What Cars Are Made of Citroen's new electric concept vehicle Oli is a sporty, funky, fun lightweight pickup truck that's made from recycled honeycomb cardboard and other recycled and recyclable materials.  That has to be an automotive first.  According to Citroen executives, it is designed to be affordable, sustainable and built on the principle "the less you weigh, the less you consume".  The automaker says it equipped Oli with "just enough of everything" to really keep the weight down and the driver and passengers happy.  The EV weighs 2.204 pounds and the 40-kWh battery provides a range of 248 miles on a charge. It can recharge from 20% to 80% in about 20 minutes. Citroen hasn't provided power figures or the number of electric motors that the EV has. But Oli's maximum speed is 68 mph. The boxy EV harkens bac

Citroen's EV Pickup Made of Cardboard+

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  World's Greenest EV                                                     Source:  Citroen Could Radically Change What Cars Are Made of Citroen's new electric concept vehicle Oli is a sporty, funky, fun lightweight pickup truck that's made from recycled honeycomb cardboard and other recycled and recyclable materials.  That has to be an automotive first.  According to Citroen executives, it is designed to be affordable, sustainable and built on the principle "the less you weigh, the less you consume".  The automaker says it equipped Oli with "just enough of everything" to really keep the weight down and the driver and passengers happy.  The EV weighs 2.204 pounds and the 40-kWh battery provides a range of 248 miles on a charge. It can recharge from 20% to 80% in about 20 minutes. Citroen hasn't provided power figures or the number of electric motors that the EV has. But Oli's maximum speed is 68 mph. The boxy EV harkens back to the company's f

Jeep Is Doing Some Serious Off-Roading

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  4 New All-Electric Jeeps by 2025                                                  Source:  Jeep New Electric Wagoneer S & Electric Recon Jeep is on a mission to electrify its entire lineup of SUVs in the next few years.  To that end, it just introduced two new, fully electric SUVs that will hit the market in 2024.  Two more will follow by 2025.  The dynamic duo just introduced include the spiffy and speedy Wagoneer S and an all-electric Wrangler-like vehicle called the Jeep Recon, which has a power sliding glass top that features the most glass of any Jeep production model.  The vehicle also has removable doors.  By 2030, half of all Jeep sales in the US and 100% in Europe will be electric. Previously, Jeep had been focusing on the development of hybrid models.  Speedy and Zero Emissions For the Grand Wagoneer S, Jeep is targeting 400 miles range on a charge, 600 hp and acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds.  Jeep hasn't announced performance details for the Recon othe

Jeep Expands Electric Lineup

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  4 New All-Electric Jeeps by 2025                                                                                                            Source:  Jeep New Electric Wagoneer S & Electric Recon Jeep is on a mission to electrify its entire lineup of SUVs in the next few years.  To that end, it just introduced two new, fully electric SUVs that will hit the market in 2024.  Two more will follow by 2025.  The dynamic duo just introduced include the spiffy and speedy Wagoneer S and an all-electric Wrangler-like vehicle called the Jeep Recon, which has a power sliding glass top that features the most glass of any Jeep production model.  The vehicle also has removable doors.  By 2030, half of all Jeep sales in the US and 100% in Europe will be electric. Previously, Jeep had been focusing on the development of hybrid models.  Speedy and Zero Emissions For the Grand Wagoneer S, Jeep is targeting 400 miles range on a charge, 600 hp and acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds.  Jeep h

Dodge To Electrify Charger Muscle Car

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  Dodge Charger Will Be Electrifying                                                  Source:  Dodge New Technologies Create Electric Muscle Car That Sounds like One Dodge has surprised the global automotive world with an electric muscle car concept version of the iconic Dodge Charger, which is one of the original muscle cars.  Called the Charger Daytona SRT, it will be Dodge's first, all-electric muscle car and is expected to debut in 2024. It's a two-door coupe that combines futuristic and retro looks.  The vehicle is said to have the feel and sound of a gas-powered muscle car, thanks to several new technologies, including the multispeed transmission and exhaust system.  It is expected to replace Dodge's current gas-powered Challenger and Charger muscle cars.  Dodge is owned by Stellantis, a combination of Chrysler, Fiat and the French PSA Group. Details We Know The new EV has a very aerodynamic, muscular, yet retro design. The front of the car features a large opening fo

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

Dodge's New Electric Muscle Car - eMuscle

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  900 HP of Electric Energy                                                                           Source:  Dodge "So Brilliant, it's Shocking"  Historic muscle car maker, Dodge, is producing its first electric vehicle.  It's an electric muscle car called the 2025 Dodge eMuscle and its roots are deeply entrenched in Dodge's muscle car heritage.  With iconic, gas-guzzling models like the Challenger, the Charger, the Hellcat and the Demon in its history, Dodge is now beginning the brand's transition to the electrified, rechargeable, zero-emissions world of EVs.  The eMuscle, with all of its e-muscle sound, fury and 900 hp, will hit global markets in 2025.  Dodge is owned by Stellantis (Chrysler-Fiat). Classic eMusle Looks The car has a very retro style with a boxy nose similar to the classic Dodge Charger of the 1960s and 1970's.  It has a "built for speed", aerodynamic design with a wing on the rear of the EV.  Dodge wants the car to be loud an

Dodge's 900 HP of Electric Energy

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  Dodge's New eMuscle Car                                                                           Source:  Dodge "So Brilliant, it's Shocking"  Historic muscle car maker, Dodge, is producing its first electric vehicle.  It's an electric muscle car called the 2025 Dodge eMuscle and its roots are deeply entrenched in Dodge's muscle car heritage.  With iconic, gas-guzzling models like the Challenger, the Charger, the Hellcat and the Demon in its history, Dodge is now beginning the brand's transition to the electrified, rechargeable, zero-emissions world of EVs.  The eMuscle, with all of its e-muscle sound, fury and 900 hp, will hit global markets in 2025.  Dodge is owned by Stellantis (Chrysler-Fiat). Classic eMusle Looks The car has a very retro style with a boxy nose similar to the classic Dodge Charger of the 1960s and 1970's.  It has a "built for speed", aerodynamic design with a wing on the rear of the EV.  Dodge wants the car to be loud

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 Iconic Hornet Muscle Car

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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

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