Stellandis and Toyota have signed an renewed agreement to supply both a large delivery van with an internal combustion engine and an all-electric powertrain. Toyota has already purchased small (Pros City) and mid-size (Pros) vans from Stellandis.
Stolandis will present to Toyota the new largest commercial vehicle to be sold in Europe under the Toyota brand name. The new vehicle will be manufactured at Stellantis’ plants in Gliwice, Poland and Atessa, Italy. The new big commercial vehicle, planned for mid-2024, marks Toyota’s introduction of the large van segment. Toyota, no brand name yet known, Stellandis is already entering a tough segment with the Citroen jumper, the Fiat Ducato. Opel Movano and Peugeot expert are inside.
“Functional highlights have been recognized in this expanded agreement,” said Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellandis. “Through this third successful deal, Stellandis further demonstrates its expertise in the commercial vehicle segment and enhances battery-electric technology developed to support the full range of requirements. We are one step closer to achieving the undeniable global lead in 2030 in light commercial vehicles in terms of profitability. “
The partnership between Stellandis and Toyota began in 2012 with Toyota’s mid-size LCV, which was manufactured at Stellandis’ Hortain plant in France, followed in 2019 by the new Pros City at the Stolandis plant in Wego, Spain.
“We are pleased to introduce this new large commercial vehicle and expand this successful partnership. This is an important addition and completes Toyota’s lighter business line for European customers. The new van, in addition to the Hilux pickup, Pros and Pros City, will make a significant contribution to Toyota’s development goals for the entire van range, and will enable Toyota to offer a mobility solution across all van segments, ”said Chairman and CEO Matt Harrison. Toyota Motor from Europe.
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