Tag: Ford

Jan 17, 2020 - 03:09 pm

Ford gears up for hybrid vehicle production in Spain

Ford is investing 42 million euros in its production plant in Valencia, Spain. Over half of the money will finance the two battery assembly lines for power packs designated for the Kuga Plug-In Hybrid, Kuga Hybrid, S-MAX Hybrid and Galaxy Hybrid models in future.

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Jan 16, 2020 - 09:42 am

Ford goes to Carnival

As a mobility partner of the Cologne Carnival in Germany, Ford is electrifying the entire fleet of parade floats at this year’s Monday procession. Of the 55 carts used, 25 Transit custom plug-in hybrids are exclusively electric, the remaining 30 are mild-hybrid versions.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 11:38 am

Rivian collects 1.3 billion in financing

The US electric car manufacturer Rivian has raised 1.3 billion dollars in a new round of financing. The financing round was led by the fund company T. Rowe Price, Blackrock and included previous investors, Amazon and Ford.

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Dec 18, 2019 - 10:40 am

Ford is gearing up Dearborn for electric pickup

Ford has announced investments of around 700 million US dollars in their Dearborn plant. The factory in the US state of Michigan is to prepare production for the electrified variants of the F-150 pickup, among other things.

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Dec 13, 2019 - 12:33 pm

Tesla is on fire

Media outlets tend to be very quick to report mishaps related to EVs or charging stations, particularly if they belong to high profile companies such as Tesla. Often, it later turns out that the “accident” was caused by third parties.

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Dec 10, 2019 - 02:00 pm

CAM study reveals: German carmakers are most innovative

According to the study conducted by the Center of Automotive Management (CAM), when it comes to innovative strength, German carmakers maintain an international lead. Volkswagen is placed at the top of this ranking. This latest comparative study is the result of research among 38 car manufacturers.

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Nov 27, 2019 - 03:53 pm

Ford targets Europe’s electric market

According to insider information, Ford wants to sell 60 per cent of the electric SUV Mustang Mach-E produced in the first year in the EU. Of course, the reason for this is the local fleet limits that Ford wants to meet with the sale of electric cars.

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Nov 27, 2019 - 11:53 am

Bring it on!

Part of the Tesla Cybertruck presentation was a video featuring the electric pickup in a tug of war against Ford’s popular F-150. Ford lost, but manager Sunny Madra found the conditions unfair, and challenged Musk to a rematch.

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Nov 15, 2019 - 02:11 pm

Details leaked: Ford e-SUV Mustang Mach-E

Although Ford’s electric SUV Mustang Mach-E will only be officially presented on Sunday evening at the LA Auto Show, details have leaked out on the official website. So now that the cat, well the horse, is out of the bag, here it is.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 03:11 pm

Chicago Police orders hybrid Ford Interceptors

The Chicago Police Department has ordered 200 Ford Police Interceptor Utility Hybrid vehicles. So far, law enforcement agencies across America from New England to Southern California have ordered 3,700-plus units of the hybrid vehicle, marking 19% of current orders.

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Oct 19, 2019 - 06:15 pm

Ford introduces new charging service plans

Ford has published the details of its charging strategy for its future electric models. In Europe, 125,000 charging points are to be integrated into the charging service, and Ford also wants to offer a wallbox. In the course of the charging concept, Ford will also provide the first technical details of the electric SUV announced […]

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Oct 17, 2019 - 03:54 pm

Ford expands PHEV tests to Cologne

Ford is extending their field tests with plug-in hybrids to Cologne. In the Rhine metropolis, nine Ford Transit Custom PHEVs and one Tourneo Custom PHEV will be used in five municipal fleets for a year in different everyday scenarios.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 06:18 pm

Trouble bodes for Chinese EV industry

The Chinese automobile industry is facing tough times: due to decreasing sales, several bankruptcies may emerge. Zotye appears not to be in the best shape, long before the state subsidies are set to expire.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:59 pm

Ford Transit and Tourneo Custom available as PHEV

Ford has opened the order books in Europe for the plug-in hybrid variants of its Transit Custom and Tourneo Custom models. While transit is intended to score as a delivery van, the Tourneo, according to Ford, can be used as a business shuttle or family car.

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Sep 17, 2019 - 01:11 pm

Ford to build more electric cars on VW’s MEB basis

VW is negotiating to develop a second MEB-based electric car as part of the cooperation with Ford, which was sealed in July. The original agreement provided for Ford to purchase 600,000 MEB kits from Volkswagen for its first own model. Now it could become significantly more.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:48 pm

Ford is banking on hybrids at the IAA

Ford presented what it could do in electrified vehicles to date at the IAA. A pure electric car is still missing, as only hybrids and plug-in hybrids are on show in Frankfurt. The sales targets are also notably high.

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Sep 11, 2019 - 01:24 pm

Rivian pulls $350 million in financing round

The electric car startup Rivian has received another investment of 350 million dollars. The fresh capital comes from Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of the media company Cox Enterprises. This is the third financing round this year.

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Aug 20, 2019 - 01:45 pm

Ford plans 2 mid-sized crossovers on new BEV platform

Ford’s plans to produce next-generation electric cars in Michigan are becoming more concrete. Two battery-electric mid-range crossover models are apparently planned, one for the Ford brand and another for the Lincoln brand. Both models would be based on a new BEV platform.

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Aug 15, 2019 - 03:07 pm

Ford talks partnership details with Rivian

After its $500M investment in the electric car startup Rivian, Ford will not only use its platform for a future electric vehicle but will also probably have it assembled by Rivian. In an interview, Ford’s CEO, Jim Hackett, indicated that Rivian’s Illinois plant would suit Ford’s assembly requirements.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 01:50 pm

Volvo banks on Blockchain for cobalt transparency

Volvo wants to use blockchain technologies to increase transparency regarding the origin of the cobalt used in the batteries of their electric cars. The first project in China, the home country of Volvo’s mother company Geely, has now been launched.

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Jul 31, 2019 - 05:56 pm

VW buys into charging software-provider has-to-be

VW’s energy subsidiary Elli has acquired a stake in has·to·be, an Austrian provider of charging software solutions and long-standing partner of Ionity and Audi as well. Together, the two companies want to push ahead with the expansion of the charging infrastructure.

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Jul 27, 2019 - 02:08 pm

US car makers make deal with CARB for CO2 reduction

While the Trump government is sticking to its plan to freeze emissions standards for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles at today’s levels until 2026, VW, BMW, Ford and Honda have now signed a framework agreement with the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to reduce emissions.

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https://www.electrive.com/2020/01/17/ford-gears-up-for-hybrid-vehicle-production-in-spain/
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