New Stellantis EV Platform Coming to Re-Tooled Windsor Plant in Canada

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Following news that Stellantis plans to spend $2.79 billion on retooling Canadian plants to produce zero-emission vehicles, the company has officially dedicated its Windsor plant in Ontario, Canada to work on an upcoming platform for the tech.

Stellantis will use its Windsor, Ontario plant to produce electric vehicles (EVs) using the automaker’s new STLA Large platform, according to Automotive News.

The automaker is still planning to retool the facility, which currently produces the Chrysler Pacifica, Voyager and Grand Caravan, and the process is expected to begin in 2023.

Stellantis North America COO Mark Stewart said, “There has been a lot of speculation, and while we’re not prepared to discuss any product details today, we’re happy to confirm that Windsor will produce vehicles on our new STLA Large platform.”

Stewart continued, “These announcements represent key pieces of our Dare Forward strategy to provide safe, clean and affordable mobility solutions for our customers long into the future.”

Stellantis also announced a new lithium deal in California for EV battery production this week.

In addition, Stellantis has partnered with Samsung SDI to build a $2.5 billion EV factory in Indiana.

As for its EV dreams, Stellantis has also announced plans to move to 100 percent battery-electric sales in Europe by 2030.

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