Ram 1500 REV Title Confirmed, Idea Truck Options Not
Ram confirmed at this week’s Chicago Auto Present that the all-electric truck will seem subsequent 12 months. The corporate had little else to say. However officers introduced out an idea truck it confirmed off ultimately month’s CES shopper electronics present. That truck doubtless previews the 1500 REV, however we don’t know which of its options will see manufacturing and that are simply idea automobile publicity methods.
The idea truck is, extremely sufficient, a 3-row 6-seater. It options folding leap seats behind its second row — not seats you’d wish to sit in for a protracted highway journey, however a useful place to be for a brief journey out of the work web site to lunch.
The idea truck contained some sensible concepts that might see manufacturing, similar to a pass-through that lets house owners load slim objects that stretch all the way in which from its frunk (entrance trunk) to its tailgate. It additionally had some far-out options unlikely to see manufacturing, together with its self-driving functionality and fold-away touchscreens. And it had a couple of methods that may or won’t make the showroom ground relying on price and what the attorneys say, like a perform that lets it observe its proprietor at strolling velocity off-road.
Ram CEO Mike Koval Jr. says the ultimate manufacturing truck will happen “within the coming months,” however the can be taught extra this weekend in a Tremendous Bowl business.
Electrical Vans Turning into Extra Widespread
We count on it to seem as a part of the 2025 mannequin 12 months. It is going to be part of an more and more crowded electrical pickup market.
The Ford F-150 Lightning, GMC Hummer EV pickup, Rivian R1T, and Lordstown Motors Endurance have all begun showing in buyer driveways. Common Motors additionally plans a Chevrolet Silverado EV and GMC Sierra EV for the 2024 mannequin 12 months, and experiences out of Tesla counsel that its long-delayed Cybertruck might start manufacturing this 12 months.