RAM ProMaster Electric Van
Electric vehicle RAM ProMaster is expected to be available in the second half of 2023 in the USA. It will compete with GM BrightDrop Zevo 600 and Ford’s E-Transit. As the ProMaster will be made in North America, probably it will be eligible for Clean Vehicle Credit.
The Ram ProMaster EV probably will be technically like the Fiat E-Ducato electric van. It is available in European markets. The Ram ProMaster EV will not have a significant design shift from the ICE variant. The ICE-based design was little modified in 2022. The electric van will download the design of a gas-powered 2023 ProMaster.
Stellantis and Amazon have entered into an agreement, that Amazon will be the first commercial customer of Ram ProMaster BEV and the two companies will have thousands of ProMaster BEVs on the drive year in the United States.
The teaser images of the Ram Promaster EV show a blue tinge on the RAM logo, which may be only a lighting effect. The electric van also features LED headlamps, fog lamps, and steel wheels.
It is good to share that the electric van from Fiat comes in two battery pack options, 3 modules with 47 kWh and 5 modules with 79 kWh. The 47-kWh battery gives a range of 235 km (146 miles), while the 79-kWh battery pack provides a longer range of up to 370 km (230 miles).
All Ducato electric have a single motor providing 90 kW (121 hp) of power and 280 Nm (207 Lb.-Ft.) of torque. The maximum speed is limited to 100 km/h or 62 mph. Fiat E-Ducato can be charged with AC up to 22 kW and DC up to 50 kW.
E-Ducato offers Normal, Eco, Power as well as Turtle and Recovery drive modes. The Turtle mode is low-battery/battery-saver mode. In recovery mode, if any one of the battery modules fails, the others take its place. This ensures an interruption-free drive at least for the current trip.
The RAM ProMaster Electric will have a Super High Roof version. It may also have a Level 2 (L2) autonomous driving feature. The EV may come with Active Driving Assist and a 360-degree Surround View camera.