Stellantis unveils 12 electric delivery vans in one remarkable launch
Stellantis reveals the next-gen electric and hydrogen commercial vehicles for Citroen, Fiat, Opel, Peugeot, and Vauxhall brands.
Breaking away from the tradition of gradual reveals, Stellantis has made a substantial announcement by unveiling a dozen new delivery vans. These zero-emission vehicles are built on the automaker's second-generation electric and hydrogen fuel cell platforms and will be available through Citroen, Fiat Professional, Opel, Peugeot, and Vauxhall.
Pro One Offensive: Leading the Electric Commercial Vehicle Market: Stellantis is spearheading its Pro One offensive, aiming to establish its electric commercial vehicles as leaders in Europe. For this second-generation lineup of zero-emission vans, Stellantis has harnessed in-house battery technology, enabling impressive ranges.
Expansive Electric Range: Within the 12-van lineup, Stellantis will offer three sizes of all-electric vehicles. The smallest models boast a "best-in-class" range of up to 205 miles (330 km). The mid-size vans can travel up to 224 miles (350 km) per charge thanks to 50 or 65 kWh batteries, while the largest vans offer up to 261 miles (420 km) of range with a substantial 110 kWh battery pack. The large van also features 150 kW charging, allowing it to reach an 80 percent charge in less than an hour.
Hydrogen-Powered Options: Stellantis provides two sizes of hydrogen-powered vans. Mid-size vehicles come equipped with a mid-power hydrogen fuel cell system, offering a range of 249 miles (400 km). The larger van can travel up to 311 miles (500 km) per fill-up, which takes a mere five minutes.
Advanced Technology and Features: Beyond the powertrains, Stellantis introduces an array of enhancements, including updated cockpits, a new 10-inch infotainment screen, advanced Level 2 Autonomous driver assistance systems, over-the-air updates, and more.
Integration of Useful Technologies: Stellantis has diligently integrated technologies beneficial to delivery companies, incorporating new instrument clusters and displays, along with surround view cameras for drivers. Connected technologies keep dispatchers in contact with vehicles, aiding in route optimization for efficiency.
E-Power Take Off System: Electrifying Commercial Vehicles: A 400V e-Power Take Off (ePTO) system allows various commercial vehicles to be electrified without the need for special engineering. Drawing power from the EV battery pack, it accommodates the addition of extra accessories onto the vehicle.
Expanding the Van Lineup: The updated vans include Citroen Berlingo, Jumpy, Jumper; New FIAT Professional Doblò, Scudo, Ducato; New Opel/Vauxhall Combo, Vivaro, Movano. The new Peugeot Partner, Expert, Boxer models are expected by the end of 2023.
Future Expansion Beyond Europe: Stellantis has plans to introduce the all-electric Ram ProMaster EV in North America before the close of 2023, followed by the Ram 1500 REV in late 2024. The company is also eyeing the introduction of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles to the United States in the near future.