Dodge Details EV Performance Upgrades; Ram Delays Electric Pickup Debut – Autoline Daily 3439
If you are anxiously awaiting the debut of the Ram 1500 electric pickup or what they call the ram Revolution, Bev concept youre going to have to wait a bit longer. The automaker planned to unveil it at the LA Auto Show this month, but now Ram will take the wraps off the truck at CES. In January. The company says the delay doesnt mean its behind schedule. Rather, it wants to reveal it at the tech show, because it claims the electric truck is equipped with technology. That quote, the world has never seen so it felt like CES would be the better venue to unveil that advanced Tech. The only real details, its providing at this time is that the production version will debut in 2024 and that Ram will offer electrified Solutions in the majority of its segments by 2025. theres an interesting development with General Motors and that battery plant, its building with LG in Lordstown Ohio, the UAW, demanded that the joint venture called Altium should automatically accept the union to represent the workers in that plant. They declined to do so. Then the union held a card check where workers sign a card saying they want the union to represent them. A majority of the 900 workers at the plant sign the cards and the union demanded that the companies accept that to organize the plant. But the companies refuse that as well. Critics dont like card checks because it eliminates the secret ballot where workers can vote freely.
Without someone looking over their shoulder so now the union filed with the National Labor Relations Board to hold a vote using a secret ballot. Altium says it fully supports the workers right to decide whether they want the union or not heres our Auto line Insight. It sure looks like GM and LG are waiting to see if workers really vote for the uni Union or turn it down were also probably going to go through the exact same thing with Ford and SK at their joint venture battery plants, and these could be two Of the most important labor votes in recent times, makers of big commercial trucks keep making investments into hydrogen technology Nicola is partnering with key State on a clean hydrogen production facility. In Pennsylvania Nicholas says, this will be key to its hydrogen Supply and will help provide insight for an intended network of refueling stations. The new facility is expected to be up and running by 2026 and key state will supply Nicola with up to 100 metric tons of hydrogen a day. It says thats enough to power up to 2500 nickel of fuel cell trucks a year and displace up to 51 million gallons of diesel fuel at schiffler. We Pioneer motion Music, electrifying Mobility, manufacturing, smarter, reducing CO2 emissions, making energy production clean, sheffler, Pioneers motion to advance how the world moves Music enough, whether youre a fan of ice or electric stalantis is sharing some exciting news and lets start with those that, like to burn Dead dinosaurs Dodge is expanding its crate engine lineup.
You may remember the 1 000 Horsepower Supercharged elephant crate engine that was announced four years ago, yeah. Well now its going to have three more variants available in either cast iron or aluminum black. The series of engines feature upgraded hardware and fuel systems and put out between 900 and 1100 horsepower, and it will also offer a crate engine version of its all new hurricane engine, which is a three liter twin turbo V6 that it aptly named the Hurricane. It currently comes in two power: outputs, either 420 or 550 horsepower. A racing version is also under development and now on to some stalantis news for our EV enthusiasts. As Tim koniskis head of the Dodge brand recently set on our Auto line after hours, program stay tuned for SEMA when it comes to the all electric Charger, Daytona concept and boy he wasnt joking. Not only do we get to see it where a new Striker red paint finish, it features concept. Carbon fiber Wheels wrapped in large, drag slicks, SEMA show attendees will also get to scroll through nine different color and wheel options on a video display screen and they can provide their feedback on how Dodges bevs will sound. But more importantly, it showed how its stair step approach to power upgrades is going to look with its 400 volt system. There will be two base levels in each of those base. Levels will have two sub levels of upgrades: for example theres, a 340 kilowatt or 455 horsepower system.
Customers can then upgrade to one of two levels: 370, kilowatts or 495 horsepower and 400 kilowatts or 535 horsepower. The other base system is 440 kilowatts or 590 horsepower from there. Customers can go to 470 kilowatts or 630 horsepower or up to 500 kilowatts or 670 horsepower. Dodge will also offer the same stair step approach to its 800 volt system, but its not going to release those specs until sometime in the future. We want to know what drives your testing OTA connected car Diagnostics. Remote testing Intrepid Control Systems is here to help you work from anywhere Intrepid Control Systems driven by your data. Thank you. If you were hoping to get a new Hummer, EV youre gon na have to wait a while the head of GMC Duncan Aldridge says the Hummer EV, pickup and SUV are quote sold out for two years or more GMC says it has 90 000 reservations and it Stopped taking new ones about a month ago, through the first nine months of the year, 2750 Hummer EVS have been built and in September GM increased production to 700 a month, but those are still low totals. But customers seem like theyre willing to wait. 95 percent of reservation holders are converting to paid orders, but Hummer customers arent the only ones that will have to wait to get their new Evian is delaying deliveries until 2024 of the r1t pickup equipped with its largest battery pack, the quad motor Max pack option boosts The range of the truck from 314 miles to more than 400, but it hasnt revealed the exact range just yet.
Rivian also hasnt revealed the capacity of the large battery, but if customers dont want to wait, they can either change their reservation to the dual motor version or opt for a smaller battery pack. Chinese automaker, Japan not only makes EVS its also heavily involved in vitols or vertical takeoff and Landing aircraft, and the company just completed the maiden voyage of its latest model. As you can see, this is literally a flying car and has been designed for both flight and road driving. It now features a multi rotor system compared to the Dual rotor of the previous version when driving the rotors fold away into a canopy system that sits above the car like a rooftop storage box. This allows the car to fit on the road with other traffic and when youre flying you use the steering wheel and the gear lever to Pilot the vehicle. It is pretty cool, but Japan hasnt revealed if it plans to put this into production. But that brings us to the end of todays. Show thanks for tuning in and well be right back here again tomorrow. Music line daily is brought to you by Bridgestone solutions for your journey.