Stellantis is moving forward with its electrification goals. Serbia will be its new center for the production of electric cars.
Factory conditioning has been officially announced Kragujevac in Serbiafor the production of electric cars for the automobile conglomerate, Stilants. Manufacturing of the first “zero emissions” model will begin at this center in 2024.
Currently, the plant in the Slavic country is dedicated to assembly Fiat 500 litersbut with new plans and physical and technological modifications, this model will be replaced by a new electric model, which is supposed to be one of SUV shape.
Stellantis wants to achieve complete electrification of its products before 2038 That is why it is planning a total investment of 30,000 million euros, which includes the significant development of four new Dedicated EV platforms.
Will the Fiat Centoventi be the first electric car to be produced in Serbia?
The manufacturer’s data did not specify which model will open “zero emissions” production in Serbia. Everything points to being Fiat Centoventiwas presented as concept car In 2019 which has already been reported He agreed to manufacture it.
This vehicle is compatible with the electric version of Fiat Panda And it is supposed to become an important model, as it will be one of the EV products More affordable Stellantis in Europe. It will be the first, but this plant will also have to take care of cars of the future.
Within the conglomerate’s plans it was expected to produce at least 75 new models Of the “zero emissions” vehicles by 2030, 50 will focus on Europe. The platform certified in Serbia will be able to support products Categories A, B, and C.
of the €30,000 million that the electricity plan for Stellantis would cost, 142 million euros They are those intended for the manufacture of the new electric model mentioned in Serbia. It is a project that this country considers a “positive return in terms of Employment and GDP growth“.
This Serbian production center was responsible for the production of vehicles of the extinct brand Zastava Automobili. Models marketed globally under the Fiat license in certain regions and in Colombia assembled In the seventies.
Jessica Paula Vera Garcia. source: euronews
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