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IONNA Selects Durham, North Carolina, as Headquarters, Announces New Executive Leadership Team

June 11, 2024 IONNA, the charging network founded by a coalition of the world’s top automakers, BMW, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Kia and Stellantis, announced today the selection of Durham, North Carolina, as its global headquarters.

Battery Workforce Challenge Names Year One Champion Teams

May 10, 2024 Year one of the competition focused on the design of the EV battery pack. The teams’ focus spanned from the granular level of cell characterization and testing to the broader scope of pack-level design.

Stellantis, California Partner to Drive Carbon Emissions Reduction Efforts

March 19, 2024 Stellantis today announced a partnership with CARB, demonstrating the company’s resolve to achieve its industry-leading ambition to be carbon net zero by 2038, aligned with its Dare Forward 2030 strategic plan.

Stellantis to Expand Electric-vehicle Charging Options in North America

February 8, 2024 Stellantis today announced its adoption of the upcoming SAE J3400 charging connector, starting with select battery-electric vehicles launching in North America for the 2026 model year.

High-Powered EV-charging Network IONNA Begins Operations in North America

February 9, 2024 Announced in July 2023, IONNA, the joint venture to build a high-powered EV-charging network across North America, has received regulatory approval and is now officially commencing operations.

Stellantis Unveils BEV-native STLA Large Platform With 800-Km/500-mile Range, Ultimate Flexibility to Cover Wide Spectrum of Vehicles

January 19, 2024 Stellantis N.V. today unveiled STLA Large, its all-new, highly flexible, BEV-native platform that is the foundation for a wide range of upcoming vehicles for global markets in the D and E segments. Full-size vehicles based on STLA Large will be offered first in the North American market on Dodge and Jeep® brand vehicles, followed by other brands, including Alfa Romeo, Chrysler and Maserati.

Stellantis Executes Successful First Employee Share Purchase Plan

December 21, 2023 Since its creation in early 2021, Stellantis has been committed to involving its employees in the Company’s success as part of the “Care” pillar outlined in its Dare Forward 2030 plan. 

12 North American Teams of Universities and Vocational Schools Selected for Battery Workforce Challenge

December 12, 2023 Powering the electric-vehicle sector of the future starts with innovative public-private partnerships between industry, government and academia driving technology advancement through training and skills development.

Symbio inaugurates its first gigafactory SymphonHy, Europe's largest integrated site producing hydrogen fuel cells, supporting the deployment of sustainable and efficient mobility.

December 5, 2023 Symbio, an equally owned joint venture between Forvia, Michelin and Stellantis, is inaugurating SymphonHy today, its first gigafactory, a center of technological and industrial excellence.

Stellantis Pro One: Commercial Vehicles Offensive to Boost Global Leadership

October 18, 2023 Stellantis introduced Pro One today, the enhanced strategic offensive of the company’s commercial vehicles business, to achieve global leadership, encompassing the professional offerings of six iconic Stellantis brands – Citroën, FIAT, Opel, Peugeot, Ram and Vauxhall.

Stellantis, Samsung SDI Announce Kokomo as Site for Second US StarPlus Energy Gigafactory

October 11, 2023 Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI today announced that Kokomo, Indiana, will be the site for a second battery manufacturing facility in the U.S. as part of the StarPlus Energy joint venture. The joint venture company will invest more than $3.2 billion and create 1,400 new jobs in Kokomo and the surrounding areas. 

Seven Automakers Unite to Create a Leading High-powered Charging Network Across North America

July 26, 2023 Seven of the world’s leading automakers – BMW Group, General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz Group, Stellantis NV – are creating a joint venture to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles in North America, by making EV charging more convenient, accessible and reliable.

Stellantis, Samsung SDI Announce Plans to Build Second StarPlus Energy Gigafactory in US

July 24, 2023 Stellantis and Samsung SDI today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a second battery manufacturing facility in the United States. Targeted to start production in 2027, the plant aims to have an initial annual production capacity of 34 gigawatt-hours.

Stellantis, Saft Reveal Smarter, More Efficient Battery for Autos and Stationary Power

July 20, 2023 Unveiled today, an innovative prototype of an energy storage battery that integrates the inverter and charger functions, creating a battery that is more efficient, more reliable and less costly. It also frees up room in the vehicle.

Stellantis Launches Free2move Charge to Make It ‘Easy to Always Be Charged’

June 27, 2023 Stellantis today launched Free2move Charge, a 360-degree ecosystem that will seamlessly deliver charging and energy management to address all electric-vehicle (EV) customer needs, anywhere and in any way. Managed by the new Stellantis Charging & Energy Business Unit, Free2move Charge addresses electric-vehicle customer needs at home, at work and on the go.

Stellantis Strengthens Commercial Vehicle Business, Merchants Fleet to Purchase 12,500 All-new Ram ProMaster Electric Vans

June 13, 2023 The Ram Truck brand has announced that Merchants Fleet will become a key commercial customer of the all-new Ram ProMaster electric van that debuts later this year. The agreement calls for the purchase of 12,500 Ram ProMaster EVs over the next several years.

Vulcan and Stellantis in Joint Project to Develop Geothermal Renewable Energy in France

May 31, 2023

Stellantis N.V. and Vulcan Energy Resources Limited have signed a binding term sheet for the first phase of a multiphase project to develop new geothermal projects aimed at decarbonizing the energy mix of Stellantis’ Mulhouse industrial site in France, which is home to the DS 7, Peugeot 308, e-308, 508 and the new 408. 

Stellantis Electrification Transition in Full Swing With First ACC Battery Gigafactory Inaugurated in France

May 30, 2023

Stellantis is celebrating the inauguration of Automotive Cells Company’s (ACC) battery gigafactory in Billy-Berclau Douvrin, France, the first of three planned in Europe. With an initial production line capacity of 13 GWh, rising to 40GWh by 2030, the facility will deliver high-performance lithium-ion batteries with a minimal CO2 footprint.

Stellantis Invests in Lyten’s Breakthrough Lithium-sulfur EV Battery Technology

May 25, 2023 Stellantis N.V. and Lyten, Inc. announced today that Stellantis Ventures, the corporate venture fund of Stellantis, invested in Lyten to accelerate the commercialization of Lyten 3D Graphene applications for the mobility industry, including the LytCell lithium-sulfur EV battery, lightweighting composites and novel on-board sensing. 

DOE and Stellantis Announce the Battery Workforce Challenge

March 24, 2023 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Stellantis today announced the launch of the Battery Workforce Challenge, which includes a three-year collegiate engineering competition; vocational training; youth education in STEM and career and technical education. 

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