Stellantis has announced that it will also manufacture electric models in Italy

By RockedBuzz 1 Min Read

The start of production of electric vehicles was announced by Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis, during a visit to the company’s Cassino plant in central Italy, which produces the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio and Maserati Grecale luxury models.

Cassino will be Stellantis’ second plant for the production of electric models based on the STLA Large platform, after the Windsor Assembly Plant in Canada.

Opened in 1972, the Cassino assembly plant is a highly automated factory employing more than 1,200 robots, where body pressing, electroplating, painting and the production of plastic parts are carried out locally.

The STLA Large is one of four highly flexible vehicle architectures based on all-electric (BEV) models in Stellantis’ electromobility program. Stellantis is preparing to present several models based on the STLA Large platform soon. The cars can achieve a range of up to 800 kilometers with Stellantis’ own electric drive module (EDM).

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