Stellantis’ Ram is workshopping a mid-sized EV pickup truck •

Stellantis model Ram has developed a mid-sized EV pickup truck idea and plans to indicate it off to sellers subsequent month.

The disclosure concerning the firm’s plans to buy the idea got here up throughout an interview between Ram Mike Koval Jr. and Motor Development.

Exhibiting off an idea to sellers doesn’t imply a mid-sized EV pickup will go into manufacturing. Nonetheless, there was a mid-sized pickup void within the Ram lineup for years. Contemplating Stellantis’ EV ambitions, if a mid-sized truck does come to market it is going to have some sort of electrification corresponding to a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or battery-electric choice.

Final yr, the corporate introduced its “Dare Ahead 2030” strategic plan  that features 100% of gross sales in Europe and 50% of gross sales within the U.S. to be battery electrical autos by the top of the last decade. The worldwide automaker, which has 14 manufacturers together with Chrysler, Fiat, Jeep and Ram, plans to supply greater than 75 battery electrical automobile fashions and attain international annual BEV gross sales of 5 million models by 2030.

Stellantis has lagged behind different automakers within the transfer to go all electrical. Now it’s attempting to meet up with plans to show Chrysler into an all-electric model by 2028, make investments $2.8 billion to spice up EV manufacturing in Canada, ship all-electric Promaster Ram vans to Amazon later this yr and convey an all-electric Ram truck to market in 2024.

Ram revealed Sunday in an advert that aired in the course of the 2023 Tremendous Bowl the manufacturing model of its upcoming electrical pickup. The RAM 1500 REV is scheduled for a 2025 mannequin launch, which is able to probably hit dealerships in late 2024. meaning it is going to face properly established gamers like Ford and GM within the EV truck market.

The Ram idea debuted final month on the 2023 Client Digital Present, however few particulars, together with inside options, had been revealed then. This was the primary time the corporate publicly displayed the manufacturing model.

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