Stellantis to Idle its Illinois Assembly Plant Indefinitely, Citing the High Costs of Electric Vehicles
Automaker Stellantis, which is the parent company of the Chrysler Jeep, Dodge and Ram, announced on Friday it will stop production at its assembly plant in Belvidere, Illinois on February 28, 2023. The automaker has no formal plans to reopen the 5 million square foot factory and cited the rising costs of its shift to electric vehicles as the reason for the unexpected closure. Early this year, Stellantis announced plans to transform Chrysler into an electric-only brand by 2028.
FutureCar Staff 2022-12-09 14:00 PT
In a Boost to Electric Truck Maker Rivian, Illinois Governor Signs into Law the ‘Reimagining Electric Vehicles in Illinois Act’
On Tuesday, Illinois Governor JB Pritzer signed the “Reimagining Electric Vehicles in Illinois Act” into law, which aims to incentivize electric vehicle production across the state. The state is home to Rivian’s electric vehicle factory, which is currently building the Rivian R1T pickup as well as electric delivery vans for e-commerce giant Amazon.
Eric Walz2021-12-25 12:45 PT
Researchers at South Korea's Chung-Ang University Develop a ‘Meta-Reinforcement' Machine Learning Algorithm for Traffic Lights to Improve Vehicle Throughput
Eric WalzDec 22, 2022 2:30 PM PT
Zeekr's New 009 Electric Passenger Van is the World's First EV to Feature CATL's Advanced ‘Qilin' Battery With a Range of 510 Miles
Eric WalzDec 19, 2022 1:45 PM PT
Hyundai Gets Serious About Electric Performance Cars, Shows off Two Concepts
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 17, 2022 6:15 AM PT