Angeblich soll der diskutierte Merger zwischen FCA und PSA auf die Plattform und Batterien von Tesla bei der Elektromobilität setzen.
Not only that: he suggested they could do that by buying Tesla’s batteries and drivetrain.
According to Business Insider, Manley said FCA could buy a skateboard platform from Tesla. That would be possible because “the customer will be agnostic” to batteries and drivetrain in electric vehicles.
A brand’s character in electric cars would be determined by tuning the suspension and handling. That way, FCA could suit them to the brands it wanted to electrify right away.