Stellantis cancels CES 2024 plans within the wake of UAW strike

Lately, Stellantis canceled plans for its CES 2024 show. 

The legacy automaker claimed that the CES 2024 show cancellation is a part of a “contingency plan applied because the starting of the UAW (United Auto Employees) strike.” Stellantis loosely hyperlinks the continued prices of the UAW strike with its resolution to cancel CES 2024 plans.

CES 2024 would have been a superb time for Stellantis to unveil the $27,000 battery electrical automobile it has been teasing for a while. Earlier this yr, Stellantis teased a $27,000 BEV launch from its Citroen model, the e-C3. The Citroen e-C3 is predicted to ship about 186 miles of vary on a single cost.

At CES 2023, Stellantis unveiled the RAM 1500 Revolution battery electrical automobile idea. The RAM 1500 Revolution generated some buzz within the pickup truck market. 

Stellantis’ all-electric pickup might be constructed on the corporate’s STLA Body EV platform, designed to ship as much as 500 miles of vary. The STLA Body platform is a body-on-frame, not like different unibody STLA frames. 

The legacy automaker nonetheless must announce the battery chemistry the electrified RAM 1500 would use. Stellantis not too long ago introduced a partnership with Samsung SDI. 

The Ram 1500 Revolution may even be geared up with the most recent tech improvements available on the market when it comes out. Stellantis already teased digital side-view mirrors, good backup cameras with 360-degree views, and biometric cameras for the all-electric pickup truck. 

CES 2024 is scheduled for January 2024 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The occasion might be open to the general public between January 9 to 12, 2024. Huge names within the tech business—together with automakers—are anticipated to take part within the occasion. A number of the firms are anticipated to showcase sustainable options for the long run. As an illustration, Panasonic is scheduled for a Tech Speak on electrical autos with sustainability tech.

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Stellantis cancels CES 2024 plans within the wake of UAW strike