27th January 2022

Stellantis Plans Jeep Sales Assault in China

Stellantis plans to ignore growing concerns over human rights in China by accelerating its reach into the market with its iconic US brand Jeep. It has announced intentions to...


6th January 2022

Stellantis Leaps into Software Bed with Amazon

Stellantis will fulfil the prophesy for the automobile’s future that many in the industry have voiced by entering a wide-ranging commercial agreement with digital giant Amazon. The two companies...


3rd December 2021

Stellantis’s ‘Scalextric’ Set Testing Dynamic BEV Charging

The world’s biggest ‘Scalextric’ set is claiming proof of concept for dynamic induction charging of BEVs. Stellantis Group’s testing track, the “Arena Del Futuro”, has been converted to a...


24th November 2021

Automakers About to Shake Up the Insurance Industry

Elon Musk recently announced Tesla’s intent to launch a usage-based insurance (UBI) product in Texas. The move came after General Motors and Ford launched their own telematics insurance programs...

By Graham Jarvis


27th September 2021

Weekly Brief: Chip Crisis a Hint of Future Battery Woes?

Automakers joined tech companies and chip suppliers last week at the White House to discuss the semiconductor crisis that has hobbled the auto industry in recent months. The goal...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


17th September 2021

Stellantis Shows Off its Level 3 Technology

Stellantis has presented its findings from a pilot program testing Level 3 autonomous vehicles on public Italian highways. Its group research center (CRF) has taken part in the “C-Roads...


31st August 2021

DS Promises to be a BEV Brand by 2024

Premium Stellantis brand, DS Automobiles, is upping the ante in the industry’s headlong dash into BEV powertrains by promising to field only all-electric vehicles from 2024. The automaker says...


9th July 2021

Jeep PHEV Better Prospects than a Full BEV?

Following Stellantis’s announcement of its electrification strategy, one of its iconic brands, Jeep, has released the first images of its PHEV Grand Cherokee 4xe. This is the fifth generation...


9th July 2021

Stellantis Spells Out its BEV Platform Ambitions

Automaker conglomerate, Stellantis, has announced its plan to create four BEV dedicated vehicle platforms to cover most of the most popular future segments. It says these will form the...


7th June 2021

Fiat Hints at Future Eco Smart City Focus for Products

Automakers could be heading towards a deeper relationship with smart, clean cities of the future as a way of tailoring their products for the new realities. This was the...