Ram To Announce Ram Revolution Insider Program

By Justin | Posted in Dodge Ram, Ram 1500, Ram Dealers, RAM Truck, RAM Trucks on Friday, February 18th, 2022 at 1:54 PM

Ram recently announced an exclusive insider program for Ram fans. Ram will be calling this new program Ram Revolution after its all-new Ram EV. The program will allow fans to travel alongside the automaker on its journey with the all-electric pickup. The Ram Revolution was recently announced as a powerful all-electric pickup that would transform the pickup market. Ram has been intent on crafting a pickup that can defy all odds while still being environmentally friendly. To do this, the automaker will be listening for feedback from consumers using its insider program. We’ll take a look at what consumers invited to the exclusive program can hope to expect.

Ram to Invite Consumers to Speak About Ram EV 

Ram will be opening up a dialogue with its devout fans. The automaker will be creating the Ram Revolution program which is an exclusive insider program. Ram fans will be able to join the automaker as it crafts and improves the Ram EV. Along with this insider program, Ram will be opening up a new site called RamRevolution.com. It will provide consumers with a first-hand look at Ram’s philosophy and direction for its first EV. The site will also provide meaningful updates along with visuals and content. About its new program and site, Ram CEO Mike Koval Jr. said,

“Launched as a stand-alone truck brand in 2009, Ram revolutionized the pickup truck segment once, and is laser-focused on doing so again with the best electric trucks on the market,” said Mike Koval Jr. “Our new Ram Revolution campaign will allow us to engage with consumers in a close and personal way, so we can gather meaningful feedback, understand their wants and needs and address their concerns – ultimately allowing us to deliver the best electric pickup truck on the market with the Ram 1500 BEV.”

Mike Koval Jr. Ram CEO Branch of Stellantis

Ram will use the power of public opinion to strengthen its Ram Revolution EV. The automaker will open up conversations to hear consumer feedback on what an EV pickup should consist of. The automaker’s Ram Real Talk Tour will continue these conversations to better understand what’s expected from an electric pickup. Ram has boasted that its electric pickup will carry an impressive amount of battery range and that it will also be just as powerful, if not more, than its current gasoline lineup. These insider programs and conversations will ensure this. The Ram Revolution EV is set to release in 2024. For now, we’ll be paying close attention as we follow along the automaker’s journey with its first EV.

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A Look at the Ram 2500 Power Wagon’s Best Features

By Justin | Posted in Dodge Ram, Ram 2500, Ram Dealers, RAM Truck, used Ram 1500 on Friday, February 11th, 2022 at 5:29 PM
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Ram’s Power Wagon has been around for some time now. The off-road pickup first found its inspiration from World War 2 Dodge-produced trucks. Ever since its debut, the Power Wagon has been able to continue to make a name for itself as one of the most capable and efficient pickup trucks available. Although the name itself was discontinued in 1980 in favor of the Power Ram, the Power Wagon name was soon revived in 2010. Flash forward to today and the Power Wagon remains just as relevant as ever. We’ll go into detail about some of the best features of the 2022 Ram Power Wagon and why it stands as such a powerful and capable pickup.

Power Wagon’s 6.4L V8

One of the main features that give the 2022 Ram 2500 Power Wagon its oomph’ is its 6.4L V8 Hemi engine. Ram ensured that the pickup would have the power and performance to take care of just about any job. The 6.4L V8 is capable of a respectable 410 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, Wagon owners are able to get an astounding tow capacity of up to 17,520 pounds. They’re also able to get another 4,010 pounds of payload in the truck bed. The Ram 2500 Power Wagon also features variable-cam timing, a fully electronic automatic transmission, and on-the-fly shift mapping. 

Power Wagon’s Gas-charged Monotube Shocks

Another key feature unique to the 2022 Ram 2500 Power Wagon is its monotube shocks. These come courtesy of the company Bilstein which utilizes their private facility in Nurburgring, Germany to produce some of the most capable shocks in the off-roading sector. The Power Wagon remains light and agile thanks to the suspension upgrades and gas-charged shocks. The powerful pickup also receives a larger carrying capacity while reducing uncontrolled movement. The shocks are also able to last longer thanks to their increased dampening power.

Power Wagon’s Front sway bar

In addition to its V8 engine and gas-charged shocks, the 2022 Ram 2500 Power Wagon comes equipped with an electronically disconnecting front sway bar. This front sway bar drastically improves the Wagon’s off-road capabilities and maximizes articulation for the toughest of terrains. Typically used on 4x4s and off-roaders, this sway bar helps each wheel work independently of one another. This helps maintain contact with the ground when going off-road.

Power Wagon’s Warn Zeon-12 Winch

The 2022 Ram 2500 Power Wagon has one final feature that allows it to be such a powerful off-road pickup. This is the Warn Zeon-12 Winch which is a 12-volt winch that features a synthetic cable. This lightweight winch can pull up to 12,000 pounds with a single line. It also has over 80 feet of slack. Power Wagon owners will be happy to know that the Zeon-12 winch features a black powder-coated finish with stainless steel fasteners which helps reduce corrosion. For longevity, this is the optimal choice. Given all its features and capabilities, the 2022 Ram 2500 Power Wagon is a pickup unlike any other.

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All-New Ram EV Sees Potential Name, ‘Ram Revolution’

By Justin | Posted in Dodge Ram, Ram 1500, RAM Trucks on Friday, February 4th, 2022 at 5:46 PM

Stellantis recently filed a trademark application for the name Ram Revolution. This comes as huge news for the automaker as it has been turning its attention toward EVs. Just recently Stellantis stated that it was investing as much as $34 billion into its development and software. Now, as computer-generated images make their way across the internet, many are hoping the news revolves around the all-new all-electric Ram EV. Based on the trademark application, many are assuming that this will be the name for the next-generation electric Ram pickup. It makes sense given Stellantis’ recent statement about starting work on an EV pickup. The automaker was able to disclose a launch date of 2024 for the EV pickup but for now, just the name is enough to satisfy consumers. We’ll be looking at additional information about the Ram EV, but Ram fans will certainly want to stay tuned as Stellantis has stated that it will be offering a more powerful alternative to the Ford F-150 Lightning and Tesla Cybertruck.

Will the Ram EV be called the Ram Revolution?

Ram’s parent company Stellantis recently filed a trademark application with the United States Patent Trademark Office. The application was filed in January of 2022 and it was for the name Ram Revolution. According to the online publication Autoblog, this trademark request applied specifically to passenger truck names. Given Stellantis’ approach to EVs and all the teaser images of the Ram EV pickup, it’s very likely that this will be the name used for the Ram EV.

The all-new all-electric Ram pickup first made an appearance at Stellantis’ EV Day in 2021. The electric pickup was only a computer-generated image, but it still evoked a sense of hope for the future of pickups. Stellantis knows that it will have to compete with Ford and Tesla. Although these competitors have got a headstart on the EV pickup sector, it offers Stellantis a chance to fine-tune their own EV pickup. About the upcoming Ram EV, Ram’s senior brand marketing manager Carl Lally said,

“What we’ve heard from our consumers is that they’re not looking for a compromised truck solution, so really, some of the core attributes that we communicate to our customers about our trucks, the capability and the durability, those aren’t going to change, I think, as you look forward to an EV-oriented truck product.”

Stellantis is making sure to take advantage of the time it has. The Ram EV is set to debut in 2024, so the automaker still has time to enhance and improve its pickup. Stellantis has already started hyping up its pickup stating that the Ram EV will offer 500 miles of battery range. This range is currently unheard of, but as time progresses, automakers may figure out a feasible way to make it happen. We hope to see more of the Ram EV but for now, the Ram Revolution has a nice ring to it. 

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Amazon to Buy Thousands of Electric Ram ProMaster Vans

By Justin | Posted in Dodge Ram, Ram Dealers, RAM Trucks on Friday, January 28th, 2022 at 5:21 PM

Ram will be entering a purchase agreement with the e-commerce giant Amazon. According to information supplied by the online publication Inside EVs, Ram will be supplying Amazon with thousands of electric Ram ProMaster vans every year starting in 2024. Although Ram has not yet produced an electric ProMaster van, like many other automakers, it has been shifting its focus toward the blooming EV sector. Ram recently announced its plans for an electric Ram pickup, so we’ll have to keep our ears open for more information. This news about electric ProMasters is promising, however. Ram’s ProMaster vans have been updated for the 2022 model year, so they will serve as a good base for electrification. We’ll dive in further and see exactly what Ram plans to do in conjunction with Amazon.

Ram Partners with Amazon for Delivery Trucks

According to the online publication Inside EVs, Ram will be entering into a purchasing agreement with Amazon for electric Ram ProMaster Vans. As per the agreement, Amazon will be buying electric Ram ProMaster vans every year, starting in 2024. For many years, Amazon has been a dominating force in the e-commerce business. As demand for goods increases, so does the need for drivers and delivery vehicles. With the ongoing global climate crisis, however, many automakers have been looking toward electric vehicles as a way to reduce carbon emissions. If Ram is able to supply electric ProMaster vans to Amazon, this will greatly reduce overall carbon emissions. Inside EVs was able to find a very apt comment about the overall agreement. It reads,

“As part of a separate agreement with Stellantis, Amazon will be the first commercial customer for Stellantis’ new Ram ProMaster Battery Electric Vehicle launching in 2023. Stellantis, with input from Amazon, designed the vehicle with unique last-mile delivery features and Amazon will deploy the vehicle to routes across the United States. Building on the current relationship and as part of the long-term agreement, Stellantis and Amazon will be putting thousands of BEV ProMasters on the road every year.” 

This will be a great opportunity for Stellantis and Ram. The upcoming ProMaster van will be the brand’s first all-electric model. It is set to debut in the second half of 2023 as a rival to Ford’s E-Transit. Stellantis has not yet revealed any information about the electric ProMaster, but it will be based on the 2022 Ram ProMaster. Amazon will also equip the electric delivery vans with cloud computing services and in-car dashboard software. We’ll be waiting for more information, but so far this is exciting news for Ram.

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Ram EV Sees Adjustments Ahead of 2024 Debut

By Justin | Posted in Dodge Ram, Ram 1500, Ram 1500 TRX, RAM Truck, Ram truck dealers, Ram trucks in Miami on Friday, January 21st, 2022 at 5:38 PM

Ram has made strides with its iconic pickups. The Ram 1500 has earned its fair share of awards and accolades like the best light-duty pickup of 2021. The Ram 1500 TRX has also earned accolades like being the Texas Truck of the Year. With many automakers turning toward EVs and hybrids, Ram is considering jumping into the EV sector as well. The automaker had previously announced plans for its own EV pickup. Now it seems that vision will become a reality. Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares recently spoke about the company’s plans for the Ram EV. According to Tavares, the electric pickup will continue to be modified and improved as the company sees fit. With a 2024 launch date, the automaker still has time to improve its EV pickup. One downside to this extra time, however, is that consumers may remain loyal to another EV pickup and they may not consider the Ram EV. Only time will tell. For now, let’s dive into the upcoming Ram EV.

Ram EV On the Way?

Ram has been sitting cozy lately. The automaker’s pickup trucks have been recognized as some of the best available given their performance and capability. Unfortunately, there comes a time when things switch up and those who were on top must conform, or risk losing their spot. This seems to be the case with the new generation of vehicles as many automakers have been turning toward EVs and hybrids. This shift in the auto industry is primarily due to the ongoing global climate crisis. Governments around the globe have acknowledged this persistent threat and, as such, many have started enacting policies and legislation to help reduce carbon emissions. This brings us to Ram and their EV pickup which they teased over a year ago.

The Ram EV is slated for a 2024 release. Stellantis’ CEO Carlos Tavares recently spoke with the financial group Morgan Stanley about the potential features and specs of the all-new all-electric pickup. Tavares stated that his company is gauging consumer interest based on their competitors’ EVs to determine the proper course of their own EV. This is a smart move. Stellantis and Ram can prepare the ultimate EV pickup based on what they feel is most important to consumers. About the company’s decisions, Taveres said,

“We are preparing the EV pickup trucks for 2024, and we are doing it by adjusting the specs and adjusting the performance in function of what we see coming up from our competitors,” said Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares. “It’s a fact that we are coming slightly after them. But it’s also a fact that we have the opportunity to adjust the competitiveness and the appeal of our own trucks to what they are doing, which is a competitive game, which is a fantastic situation for the consumer because the real winner of this competition is the consumer.”

When they last spoke about the Ram EV, Ram had said that the mile range would be around 500 miles. This is a huge leap as Ford’s F-150 Lightning currently gets 300 miles of battery range, and Chevy just announced that their Silverado EV will get 400 miles of battery range. If Ram has the capability, and we’re sure they do, consumers will receive the ultimate Ram EV pickup. They just have to wait patiently until 2024.

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The Ram 2500 is One of the Best Heavy-Duty Pickups of 2022

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, January 14th, 2022 at 2:16 PM
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Ram has received a lot of praise for its 2022 Ram 1500. The light-duty pickup has made headlines given its capability, toughness, and high-quality interior. Ram has been steadily improving its pickup lineup, but one that isn’t discussed as much is the Ram 2500. The 2022 Ram 2500 is a powerful pickup that increases performance and capability. Thanks to its potent engine variants, this pickup offers consumers impressive towing capacity. It also features a luxurious interior and the latest safety features. Given all this, the 2022 Ram 2500 serves as one of the best heavy-duty pickup trucks of 2022. We’ll dive in further to discover just why the Ram 2500 is so great. 

Performance

The 2022 Ram 2500 comes available with two engine choices: a 6.4L Hemi V8 and a 6.7L Hemi turbo diesel I6 engine. The 6.4L comes standard and is capable of 410 horsepower and 420lb-ft of torque. The 6.7L is optional and is capable of 370 horsepower and 850lb-ft of torque. For the consumer who needs the best-in-class horsepower and torque, there’s no other choice like the Ram 2500. The Hemi V8 pairs with an 8-speed automatic transmission that is precise. It offers 17,540 pounds of towing capability and 4,010 pounds of payload.

Equipped with the diesel I6, Ram 2500 owners can expect up to 20,000 pounds of towing capacity and 3,160 pounds of payload. This turbo-diesel engine utilizes a multirange 6-speed automatic transmission that features optimized gear ratios. Depending on their needs, a Ram 2500 owner can opt for the V8 or I6. If acceleration is more important than towing capacity, the V8 may be the most optimal choice. This full range of capability is what makes the 2022 Ram 2500 so versatile.

Interior 

Aside from the performance and capability of the 2022 Ram 2500, the pickup also offers a comfortable and luxurious interior cabin. Owners will note a 900-watt Premium Audio system that plays through 17 high-quality speakers. With acoustic glass and active noise cancellation, listening to music becomes a studio experience. There’s also a huge touchscreen at the center of the dashboard. It features a user-friendly menu that’s compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

For safety, the Ram 2500 offers adaptive forward lighting, 15-degree turning headlights, and a 360-degree surround-view camera system. There’s also front and rear park assist, lane departure warnings, and forward-collision warnings.

The 2022 Ram 2500 starts at $37,050 (plus destination fee). There are several trims that scale in price and features. The highest trim, the 2500 Limited, comes in at $64,985 (plus destination fee). For consumers looking for a relatively affordable and powerful pickup, the 2022 Ram 2500 serves as the optimal choice.

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Comparing the 2022 Ram 1500 vs the 2021 Ford F-150, Which has the Nicer Interior?

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Friday, January 7th, 2022 at 2:51 PM

The 2022 Ram 1500 has been receiving high praise and attention for its capability, versatility, and overall toughness. The 2021 Ford F-150 has also received similar praise for its ability to get just about any job done. Both pickups are similar in capability and when comparing them, the decision between both really comes down to preference. One factor that hasn’t been compared however is the interior cabin. We’ll be looking at both pickups and comparing the interior to see which has better features and overall comfort. For this comparison, we’ll be using the Limited trim as features and aesthetics can change depending on trim level.

2022 Ram 1500 Limited

The 2022 Ram 1500 Limited is one of the better light-duty pickup trucks available. It offers a lot in terms of capability and versatility. As far as the interior goes, it offers a rather luxurious aesthetic with upscale material. The Ram 1500 has a similar level of leather quality as the F-150, but the interior features rich details and trims. The pickup offers quilted door panels and A-pillar grab handles. The center dash does have a lower grade chrome, but attention to detail is carried throughout the pickup.

The Ram 1500 comes equipped with analog gauges around a central information screen. The gauges feature a 3D appearance and the center of the dashboard has a vertical 12-inch touchscreen. The graphics are high-quality, but they aren’t the most responsive. The front center console is large, similar to the F-150, but it has a configurable aspect ratio along with a sliding section. As far as the rear seating area goes, the Ram has a comfortable amount of room. There’s an adjustable rear bench seat with a reclining backrest. The rear seats are also heated and ventilated.

2021 Ford F-150 Limited

The 2021 Ford F-150 is a very capable pickup. The F-150 is one of the most popular trucks and there’s a reason for that. One quality that isn’t mentioned much, however, is the interior. The Ford F-150 features a relatively decent interior cabin. There’s high-quality leather upholstery with carbon-fiber accents and a suede headliner. The quality can diminish with hard-plastic elements near the front-seat cushion and below, however. The A-pillar grab handles do not differ much from lower trimmed F-150s, but they serve their purpose. The pickup features an intuitive dashboard with a 12-inch touchscreen. This features easily accessible buttons and knobs for the audio and climate controls. 

Looking at the rear seating area, the Ford F-150 features a spacious rear bench seat with plenty of legroom. The rear-seat cushion is a bit short though. Like the Ram 1500, the rear seats are heated but they are not ventilated. 

Verdict

Both the 2022 Ram 1500 Limited and 2021 Ford F-150 Limited are luxury trucks capable of a lot. They both offer consumers a high-quality interior with upscale materials. The F-150 offers premium amenities, but compared to the Ram 1500, the Ram pulls ahead given its high-scale upholstery and more comfortable backseat. 

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Is a New Turbo Six-Cylinder Engine in the Works?

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, December 30th, 2021 at 7:14 PM
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Ram has been enjoying the view from atop its throne. Throughout the year the automaker has been making headlines with its Ram 1500. Given the capability, durability, and overall ability to get almost any job done, the Ram pickup has rightfully earned its accolades. Some of these include the best light-duty pickup and the Texas Truck of the Year. Now it seems the parent company Stellantis will be aiming for even more recognition. The parent company recently announced its new investment in software. We’ll have to wait for more information to confirm the path Stellantis will take, but given a recent press release, we know Stellantis is working on a new engine. According to the release, Stellantis has a 3.0L GMET6 H0 engine listed on its product list. This leads us to believe that the automaker will launch a new competitive engine that may make its way into vehicles like Ram, Jeep, or Dodge. We’ll dive a bit further, but this bears great news for the automaker.

New 3.0L H0 Engine in the Works?

According to a recent Stellantis news release, the automaker is working on a new 3.0L turbocharged six-cylinder engine nicknamed the Tornado. The new engine showed up on the product list, but since writing, Stellantis updated the press release to remove any indication of the engine. This may be a way to garner more interest and hype, but from what we’ve already seen, the new engine went into production on November 22, 2021. The 3.0L GMET6 HO engine will certainly increase the performance of vehicles like the Ram, Jeep, and Dodge. We’ll have to wait for confirmation from Stellantis, but this is exciting news.

The new 3.0L turbocharged engine uses the acronym GMET6 which stands for ‘Global Medium Engine Turbo 6’. We don’t have much information yet, but looking at the patent applications and figures, it seems this new engine will be a straight-6 orientation gasoline-powered engine. It will have a 3.0L displacement but we’re still not sure of the power figures. The HO designation may leave clues, however. Most likely it stands for high-output. If this engine was designed for the Ram 1500 or Jeep Grand Cherokee, it will need a lot of power–about 400 horsepower and 500lb-ft of torque. This benchmark has been set by Ford’s EcoBoost 3.5L twin-turbo V6 so Stellantis will have to play catch up or offer something even better. 

There were other engines mentioned in Stellantis’ press release. These included an upgraded 3.6L Pentastar V6 as well as a PHEV version. These bode very well for the automaker, but we’ll have to keep our eyes and ears open for more information. The good news is that Ram may further solidify its status as a top pickup with this new engine upgrade. Of course, only time will tell.

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Some of the Best Ram 1500 Mopar Parts and Accessories

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Thursday, December 23rd, 2021 at 7:05 PM
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Ram has been enjoying praise for its pickup all across the country. The 2022 Ram 1500 has been recognized as a top-performing pickup truck that is capable, durable, and practical. The pickup was recently recognized as the Top Truck of Texas as well as the top light-duty pickup in a 2021 APEAL Study. Ram has also been working on high-performance trims like the Ram 1500 TRX. Given the quality and high-performance standards of the Ram 1500, we thought we’d take a look at some of the best accessories for the pickup, courtesy of Mopar. These are accessories and parts that enhance the pickup’s capabilities. Some are mere convenience features, but overall they’re a great selection that any Ram owner would be happy to own.

Mopar Accessories and Parts

  1. Beadlock Capable Wheels

One of the first Mopar parts that would be a great addition to the Ram 1500 is bead-lock capable wheels. These wheels help complete the off-road performance package by increasing the capability and ability of the pickup to better handle off-road terrain. Though it is illegal to drive on public roads with bead-locks on, when going off-road, these wheels help keep the tire attached when air pressure is lowered. This lowered tire pressure can open the way for hazards or debris which can cause the bead to disconnect from the wheel. With these wheels, however, the locking rings keep the bead locked to prevent any accidents.

  1. Heavy Duty Rubber Floor Mats

Another great accessory from Mopar is heavy-duty rubber floor mats. These mats help protect the interior of the Ram 1500 from dirt, debris, and mud. The mats work very well and they provide excellent coverage around the entire cab. They also contour well with the transmission tunnel and floorboards. The rear floor mats also contour well. If going off-roading is a regular thing, Ram 1500 owners will love these protective floor mats.   

  1. Rambar with LED Lights

The Ram 1500 gets a sporty look with the Rambar LED lights. The Rambar is easily mounted and it makes it easier to see at night with the lights attached. The Rambar doesn’t work with the in-bed storage compartments so owners should take this into consideration. The lights are for off-road use only, but they’re very bright so they’re perfect for lighting up a trail.

  1. Mopar Performance Intake and Exhaust

The next accessory that comes from Mopar is performance intake and exhaust components. Now, these don’t necessarily improve any of the Ram 1500’s capabilities or fuel-efficiency, but they do enhance the sound of the 5.7L HEMI V8 engine. These components aren’t obnoxiously loud so the neighbors won’t complain too much. There’s also little drone on the highway so these make a great addition purely for the sound quality.

  1. Mopar Cargo Bed Light Kit

One more great accessory for the Ram 1500 is the Mopar cargo bed light kit. This helps owners immensely when they’re searching their truck bed either at night or in poor visibility. The light does away with a need for a flashlight or a smartphone light. The bed light kit may not be the coolest accessory, but it’s surely a practical one.

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Stellantis Looking to Invest in Software Development

By Justin | Posted in Uncategorized on Tuesday, December 14th, 2021 at 7:47 PM

Stellantis will be focusing its efforts on software development and subscription services. The automaker conglomerate who owns Ram, Jeep, Dodge, and Chrysler will be following in the footsteps of other automakers with services like navigation and entertainment. Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares recently spoke during Stellantis’ Software Day event. There, Tavares outlined Stellantis’ future plans concerning connectivity and electric and autonomous vehicles. According to Tavares, Stellantis plans to invest about $34 billion to speed up its software and electrification development through 2025. There have been rumors about an electric Ram pickup in the works, but this investment will boost Stellantis’ capacities. The automaker wants to have 34 million vehicles that are connected and able to receive over-the-air updates by 2030.

Stellantis Eyeing New Development and Software

Stellantis is aiming for a revamp of its software services. During a Software Day event, Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares spoke about the company’s future plans. Stellantis wants to invest $34 billion to speed up its software and electrification development. The automaker wants to increase their growth by hiring new software engineers. The goal is to have 4,500 software engineers globally by 2024. Stellantis also plans to build a software academy so that the company can continue to update training and also retrain those already working for the company. About their efforts, Tavares said,

“Our electrification and software strategies will support the shift to become a sustainable mobility tech company to lead the pack, leveraging the associated business growth with over-the-air features and services and delivering the best experience to our customers,” said Carlos Tavares. “With the three all-new, AI-powered, technology platforms to arrive in 2024, deployed across the four STLA vehicle platforms, we will leverage the speed and agility associated with the decoupling of hardware and software cycles.”

Stellantis has high hopes for the future. The company wants to invest in three new AI-powered platforms that will be used in 2024. These are called STLA Brain, STLA SmartCockpit, and STLA AutoDrive. These platforms are expected to transform how drivers connect with vehicles. 

New Partnerships and Improved Connectivity 

Stellantis will also be partnering with several companies including BMW, Foxconn, and Waymo. These new partnerships will help the automaker accelerate its investments into autonomous vehicles and connectivity. What this means is that consumers will have more conveniences than ever before. Improving connectivity will enable over-the-air updates which can consistently update vehicle software like fuel mileage or even horsepower. This saves both the driver and the company money and time as they won’t have to come in for service. 

Stellantis’ new platforms will also make AI-based applications like navigation, voice assistance, and subscription services easier and more manageable. Entertainment will also improve as parents will have greater access to the latest movies to keep their children entertained during long drives. Stellantis wants to improve how drivers interact with their vehicles. This step toward software development will launch the company into a higher echelon. We’ll have to see where Stellantis goes from here, but their future is certainly looking bright.

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