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Ram electric trucks will lead in range and towing capacity, company says

The Ram Revolution BEV Concept, a preview of a future Ram electric pickup truck, will debut as a concept at CES in Las Vegas in January, rather than originally scheduled at the LA Auto Show this month .

Tuesday’s announcement from truck brand Stellantis confirmed the timing for the Ram 1500 Revolution Battery Electric Vehicle Concept, and piled on some more points of pride that appear to be direct points about Ford F-150 Lightning and coming soon Chevrolet Silverado EV.

The Ram electric truck will be “a visionary road map and a vision of the future,” showing how the brand will “redefine the segment,” the company said. It added that its range of electric vehicles, including the Ram 1500 electric truck, “will outstrip the competition as leaders in the combination of areas that truck customers care most about.” : range, towing capacity, tonnage and charging time.”

Concept Ram 1500 Revolution BEV

Concept Ram 1500 Revolution BEV

For a range comparison to similar sized electric trucks expected on the road at the time, the F-150 Lightning now offers up to 320 miles of EPA range. GM says the Chevy Silverado will offer up to 400 miles of range, and Tesla says a version of the Cybertruck will offer more than 500 miles of range.

For months, Ram has been obscured A brief look at the fully electric Ram 1500, suggesting it has a sleeker, bolder look than the petrol-powered Ram 1500—perhaps with the mid-door setup as used in the upcoming Chevy Silverado EV (and Chevrolet Avalanche before it). Earlier this year, the company opened a dialogue with dedicated Ram truck brand fans to provide input as the electric truck is under development.

Ram 1500 BEV and Platform - Stellantis EV Date 2021

Ram 1500 BEV and Platform – Stellantis EV Date 2021

It will be built on one of the platforms being developed as part of $35 Billion Stellantis EV Boost. In its STLA Frame layout, full-length frame rails surround a flat battery pack — in this case, filled with battery cell made in USA.

The Ram 1500 EV will be shipping starting in 2024. That might not be too long after Tesla finally does. Cybertruck production ramp up.

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