First Jeep EV Coming in 2023, Shown in Official Render Alongside 2024 RAM 1500 EV “Segment Leader”

Stellantis (FCA-PSA merger) has showcased its Dare Forward 2030 business strategy during a media event held in Amsterdam, Netherlands today, with the main focus naturally being on electrification. The company aims to introduce no less than 100 vehicles by the end of the decade, with one of the most concise fresh releases being a set of renderings portraying Jeep’s first EV, which is set to land in 2023.

With the presentation held by CEO Carlos Tavares, the company introduced a pair of renderings to showcase next year’s battery-powered Jeep. And while the details are scarce, it appears we’re dealing with a Compass-sized crossover packing a more conventional design rather than a futuristic take.

While more details on Jeep’s first EV are set to land in the coming months, we’ll remind you the carmaker has previously talked about this April’s 56th Annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, so perhaps we’ll get more info during the event. And while the gallery below brings slides from today’s presentation, the last two images tease two developments prepared for the the said event. These show a 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee and a Gladiator-shaped QR code with a stamp spelling “Jeep Performance Parts” sitting below it.

And while Jeep had previously announced it would introduce a Wrangler EV in 2024, now we know the year will also mark the introduction of electric Jeep “lifestyle family” SUVs.

Enter RAM’s EV plans

In one of the images below, you can notice that a RAM ProMaster van is set to debut in 2023.

And while we already knew the RAM 1500 EV is on track for a 2024 debut, Tavares was adamant about the fact that his company’s truck will one-up its competitors, which range from Detroit names like the Ford F-150 Lightning and the Chevrolet Silverado EV to newcomers like the Rivian R1T and the Tesla Cybertruck, in the areas customers are most interested in.

It’s worth noting the CEO specifically mentioned range, towing, payload, and charge time. Meanwhile, a teaser shows slightly updated styling for the all-electric pickup truck compared to what had been previously released. And the super-sized running lights, which seem to be an expansion of what’s currently found on the TRX, for instance, are one element that easily stands out.

Dodge and Chrysler

As previously announced, 2024 will see Dodge introducing an electric muscle car, whose running prototype is set to make an appearance later this year—if you’re interested in the future of Dodge muscle, we’ll remind you the rumor mill talks about ICE (internal combustion engines) being offered in parallel with the said all-electric release for a new generation that’s expected to feature a 3.0L twin-turbo straight-six sporting the “Tornado” codename.

As for Chrysler, the automaker will give us a “lifestyle family car” in 2025 and we’ve already discussed this as the probable production version of the Airflow concept introduced back in January.

EV-only targets for North America and Europe, along with hydrogen vehicles

Stellantis aims to push its global battery-electric vehicle sales to 5 million units in 2030. By that time, EVs should account for 50% of its North American sales, with the European figure climbing to 100%.

The company is also expanding hydrogen fuel cell tech to large cabs in 2024, with the first U.S. product of the sort scheduled for a 2025 launch, while heavy-duty trucks will arrive further down the line.

Compared to the 2021 status, Stellantis plans to cut overall carbon emissions by 50% until 2030 and reach carbon net zero (the amount of greenhouse gas produced and the amount removed from the atmosphere) by 2038. This is an extremely ambitious plan and, for the sake of comparison, GM’s target has been set for 2040, while Ford has set its sights on 2050 for achieving that goal.

Meanwhile, you can see the complete Dare Forward 2030 presentation in the video below.



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