Fiat Chrysler Cars (FCA) formally introduced a 755 million zlotys (€165 million/$203 million) funding in its manufacturing plant in Tychy, Poland to begin manufacturing of hybrid and all-electric vehicles within the second half of 2022.

The manufacturing unit at present makes the ageing Fiat 500 (ICE model) and Lancia Ypsilon small vehicles. Sooner or later, it can produce hybrids (we guess additionally plug-in hybrids) and electrical Jeeps, Fiats and Alfa Romeos.

We consider that it is nice information for the plant and its 2,500 workers, as with out this funding, the plant would threat being left idle (the new Fiat 500 electric is produced in Italy).

Reportedly, three fashions (one from every model) shall be produced within the small crossover phase, however particulars weren’t disclosed.

The unofficial reviews are that the plan will produce:

  • Alfa Romeo Tonale compact crossover (however there was a plan to supply it in Italy) or a small crossover positioned beneath the Alfa Romeo Tonale
  • a small Jeep SUV positioned beneath the Jeep Renegade