Carlos Tavares, chief executive officer of Stellantis, said the company was engaged in dialogue with the Cherokee Nation over its use of the name, but didn’t “know if there is a real
problem.” He went on to tell The Wall Street Journal
that the auto industry’s practice of naming cars after Native American tribes was a sign of respect. “I don’t see
anything that would be negative here. I think it’s just a matter of expressing our creative passion, our artistic capabilities,” Tavares said.
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