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01.11.2018 - 13:34

VW and Ford working on EV cooperation

Ford and VW are already cooperating in the field of utility vehicles, but now the two automobile manufacturers are planning a far more extensive cooperation in the areas of electric mobility and autonomous driving. The plan is to work together to lower development costs for future technologies.

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31.10.2018 - 16:35

France: Carmakers agree to supplement eMobility

The French government and major carmakers have agreed to subsidise the switch from fossil fuel powered cars to electric vehicles. The manufacturers will thus supplement France’s scrappage scheme so that it can be raised and extended in 2019.

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28.09.2018 - 19:16

Ford & Zotye sign ride-hailing JV deal

Ford and their Chinese partner Zotye have officially signed the contract for their planned joint venture which will provide electrified solutions for fleet operators and drivers in China to help address the fast-growing ride-hailing market.

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24.09.2018 - 17:22

Ford kicks-off StreetScooter Work XL production

The lines at Ford’s factory in Cologne have begun rolling in order to make the largest electric van in the StreetScooter line-up, the Work XL. Based on the Ford Transit and equipped with EV technology by DP/DHL, they expect to activate the first 1,000 units this year.

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19.09.2018 - 14:10

Ford Transit PHEV debuts in Hanover

Ford has taken the wraps off their Transit Custom PHEV at the IAA Commercial Vehicles. The van is now ready to go serial and Ford aims to start volume production in the second half of 2019.

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06.09.2018 - 13:46

How noisy is too noisy?

The automobile manufacturer Ford has asked the US government about providing police cars with an off-switch for the legally mandatory EV noise generators.

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05.09.2018 - 14:01

No money for EV advertising

A new analysis has shown that six of the biggest car manufacturers in the USA, namely General Motors, Ford, Toyota, Nissan, Volkswagen and Fiat Chrysler, are still spending next to nothing on the promotion of their electric and hybrid vehicles.

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23.08.2018 - 14:26

Ford recalls EV charging cords

Ford has begun the recall action for their 120 volt charging cables sold with nearly all of their hybrids and electric vehicles up to 2015. The recall has been ordered due to overheating issues, after it was found that the cables can even start fires under certain conditions.

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29.07.2018 - 15:14

CATL begins cooperation with Jiangling

Battery manufacturer CATL has begun a cooperation with Ford-partner and EV manufacturer Jiangling Motors. The duo plans to do research and development on different vehicle models for their cooperation.

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24.07.2018 - 12:00

Dams briefly break with data leak

For a brief moment, tens of thousands of documents from major automobile manufacturers, including industry secrets, were openly available online. The leaks affected VW, Toyota, GM, Ford and Tesla.

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18.06.2018 - 13:00

Renault-Nissan pull the plug on fuel cell cars

The alliance of Daimler, Ford and Renault-Nissan working on commercialising a fuel cell car has hit a road block as Renault-Nissan pull out. The partners had aimed to develop shared components but now decided to focus on electric cars first.

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14.06.2018 - 16:59

Daimler and Ford end fuel cell JV

The Ford Motor company and Daimler AG are shutting down their joint venture to develop automobile fuel cell technology. Both companies plan to continue development in-house.

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05.06.2018 - 20:13

Wood fuelled Ford Mondeo car

Forget about gas guzzlers in the common sense. Artist Benedetto Bufalino has found a way hotter use. He converted an old Ford Mondeo into a fully functional pizza oven – all wood fired and stone baked of course.

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22.05.2018 - 14:44

Ford Transit converted to hybrid ambulance

Engineers from the Otto-von-Guericke university in Magdeburg in cooperation with the ambulance specialist Ambulanz Mobile have developed the first ambulance running on a hybrid system. A prototype was presented at the RETTmobil fair in Fulda.

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14.05.2018 - 18:53

Ford expands trials with Transit Custom PHEV to Spain

The U.S. carmaker has been running fleet tests with its Ford Transit Custom PHEV in the UK since last year and is now ready to undertake a similar effort in Spain. Here, Ford will team up with the city of Valencia in an effort to curb air pollution.

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02.05.2018 - 16:56

Ford and Zoyte to form JV for EV ride-hailing service

Ford and its partner in China, Zoyte want to set up a new joint venture for building electric cars dedicated to ride-hailing appications such as Uber or Didi Chuxing in the PRC. Ford and Zoyte plan to lease the new EVs with extra options for fleet management.

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27.03.2018 - 12:13

Tesla Model 3 under close scrutiny

Since Tesla has launched the Model 3, reverse engineering is becoming quite the norm. Automobile manufacturers across the planet have begun taking advantage of the first deliveries and are testing and taking apart the vehicle to gain insight into the famous brand. 

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16.03.2018 - 19:09

Ford announces new plans for American market

Ford has released their new plans for the future direction in the North American market: five new hybrid SUVs and one electric SUV are included in the 8 announced vehicles. The first fully battery electric Ford is expected in 2020.

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02.03.2018 - 14:58

Ford reportedly looking to enter Formula E

The US American car manufacturer has intensified discussion around entering the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, possibly beginning involvement already this year. They may have to enter as a satellite team, but is moving to secure involvement as the manufacturer slots are becoming scarce.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/11/01/vw-and-ford-working-on-ev-cooperation/
01.11.2018 13:34