Stellantis charging unit, Lotus Eletre details, Chevy Silverado EV WT update: Today’s Car News

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    Lotus’ very quick and fast-charging electrical SUV begins to reach in Europe. Aston Martin and Lucid are in a strategic partnership. GM releases some numbers for the Silverado EV WT and $40,000 isn’t one among them. And the drivers of upcoming Stellantis EVs will get some superior route-planning steerage. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automotive Experiences. 

    Stellantis, the mother or father firm of Jeep, Dodge, Ram, and others, is committing to the identical charging aggregation and route-planning instruments for all its manufacturers, as a part of a brand new enterprise unit round vitality and charging. But it surely doesn’t but imply the corporate is constructing its personal charging infrastructure or signing on to Tesla’s NACS connector.

    The Lotus Eletre SUV is arriving in Europe and the UK quickly, and this huge electrical SUV units out to problem the Tesla Mannequin X Plaid with some new efficiency benchmarks, together with a 0-60 mph time beneath three seconds, four-wheel steering, and 20-minute road-trip fast-charges of its huge 112-kwh battery pack. It’s as a consequence of arrive within the U.S. someday later within the yr. 

    Aston Martin and California’s Lucid Group on Monday introduced a long-term strategic partnership through which Lucid will present the UK performance-car market with powertrain tech for upcoming autos. With the deal successfully giving Lucid a 3.7% share of Aston Martin, it offers Aston entry to Lucid’s drive models, battery tech, Wunderbox charging {hardware}, and assist. 

    GM has successfully upped the bottom worth of the Chevy Silverado EV WT—the fleet-oriented base model of its electrical pickup—nicely earlier than it’s really being delivered. Whereas pricing is more likely to begin round $60,000 versus round $40,000, It’s unclear whether or not the $40,000 model with a decrease vary and smaller battery will ever arrive. 

    And plenty of 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe plug-in hybrids are being recalled as a consequence of a problem that might set off an engine shutdown. It’s a software program concern however requires a dealership go to.

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