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The Plan to Embrace Electrification, and Partnerships with Technology Companies to Develop Autonomous Robo Taxis

DUBLIN, March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Overview of Stellantis’ (FCA-PSA) Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) Strategies, 2021” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

This study assesses Stellantis’ LCV strategies and takes a close look at the implications of the consolidation on the European LCV market. The research service offers a point of view of the expected changes that the newly merged company will implement to maintain its leading position in the region; emerging growth opportunities in the European LCV market are also examined.

The proposed merger between Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and the PSA Group will be one

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Automakers embrace electric vehicles. But what about buyers?

DETROIT — The world’s major automakers have made something abundantly clear: They believe electric vehicles will dominate their industry in the years ahead.

Yet for that to happen, they’ll need to sell the idea to people like Steve Bock.

When Bock recently replaced his family’s 2013 Honda Pilot SUV, he considered — and then dismissed — the idea of buying an electric vehicle. An EV with enough room to carry his two dogs would cost too much, he decided. And he’d worry about driving long distances with too few charging stations.

“I would consider it if the prices would come

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Small carriers embrace new load planning tools

Venture capital and private equity investors have poured billions into the trucking and logistics (T&L) industry to fund startups whose aim is to digitize the load-matching process.

Most of these investments are not going to companies that are on a mission to help small motor carriers automate core operational processes like booking loads, analyzing key performance metrics, driver payroll and invoicing.

“I don’t think that investment has flowed into the real base level, the building blocks of truckers,” said Matt Cartwright, chief executive of Magnus Technology Group.

One area where investments have been made in startups with small-fleet appeal is

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