Stellantis renews the French plants for the electric and hybrid


Stellantis is investing heavily in its electrification project. As part of this strategy, the Automotive Group will convert; some of its plants to produce electric cars or components for battery-powered models. In this regard, the news arrives that Tr & eacute; mery-Metz production plants in France will play an important role in the Group's electrification program.

Stellantis has announced that they have entered the production lines of electric motors and transmissions are in operationdedicated to electrified models. In this way, the Group will not only be able to internally manage the production of components without depending on external partners but it will be; also able to increase the control of the value chain of electrified vehicles.


At the Tr & eacute; mery plant – once specialized in the construction of diesel engines – thanks to the 50% joint venture with Nidec Leroy-Somer, over 1 million electric motors will be produced per year by 2024. 39; adaptation of the site required an investment of 93 million euros. Here you will go to produce, for example, the new M3 engine which will be able to count on a power of 115 kW . This unit & agrave; debutter & agrave; on electric models of Stellantis by the end of 2022.

At the Metz site, on the other hand, thanks to a 50% joint venture with Punch Powertrain financed with an investment of 57 million euros, the new electrified dual-clutch transmissions (eDCT) will be produced for the models hybrids (also PHEV). The goal is to reach 600 thousand units & agrave; per year by 2024.

This broadcast will be; used, starting from 2023, also in conjunction with the new generation of the three-cylinder PureTech Turbo of 1.2 liters of 100 kW (136 hp) equipped with a 48 V hybrid system.

Thanks to these investments, Stellantis continues its transformation in line with the objectives of the Dare Forward 2030 plan, which provides for coverage of 100% of the sales mix with battery electric vehicles for passenger cars (BEVs) in Europe and 50% of the sales mix of BEVs with passenger cars and light commercial vehicles in the United States by 2030.

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