Ford Stories October 19

Ford conducted a study of its U.S. and Canadian employees and determined that they would be “choosing to purchase or lease electric vehicles if workplace charging is widely available.”

In response, they decided to double the number of U.S. workplace charging stations within a year and triple the number to 600 stations within the next 2 years. expand full story

Ford Stories October 4

Yesterday, Ford joined the group of automakers recently highlighting their plans for the electric car transition. After confirming the formation of a new internal team, called ‘Team Edison’, to oversee electric car programs, Ford’s new CEO, Jim Hackett, highlighted his investment plan for EVs. expand full story

Ford Stories October 2

After GM announced its new electric car plans today, rival American automaker Ford confirmed that they also have a new electric car effort led by a new internal team. expand full story

Ford Stories August 22

A day after we reported on Ford potentially going ‘all-in’ on all-electric vehicles under new leadership, the American automaker announced a new expansion of its all-electric vehicle lineup.

Though it’s only for the Chinese market. expand full story

Ford Stories August 21

Ford’s electrification plan has been disappointing to EV enthusiasts. They focused on hybrid vehicles and the company’s first all-electric vehicle built from the ground up to be electric is not expected to arrive until 2020.

But now an analyst sees an opportunity for Ford to go ‘all-in’ on EVs following the ousting of CEO Mark Fields and appointment of Jim Hackett. expand full story

Ford Stories August 16

Earlier this year, Deutsche Post (DHL) announced that Ford won an important contract to build 2,500 all-electric vans for the logistic company.

The companies are now unveiling the new electric truck. expand full story

Ford Stories July 18

Lucid Motors keeps impressing us with its all-electric sedan under development, the Lucid Air, which recently reached a 235 mph (378 km/h) top speed on the track.

But the company’s efforts to bring the vehicle to market seem to be moving slowly. After announcing its EV factory to be built in Arizona back in November 2016, nothing has moved as the company is reportedly trying to raise the $700 million needed to build the plant.

Now they reportedly shifted their strategy to look into the potential sale of the company and they are said to have been holding talks with none other than Ford.  expand full story

Ford Stories June 14

Ford has won an important contract to further electrify Deutsche Post’s fleet of delivery vehicles.

Deutsche Post has already been deploying electric vehicles in its fleet, but this new contract should quickly add 2,500 all-electric vans on the roads. expand full story

Ford Stories May 25

Only a few days after ousting CEO Mark Fields and appointing Jim Hackett, the head of the automaker’s ‘Smart Mobility’ division, as the new head of the company, Ford is again announcing a new global leadership shakeup.

The changes include bringing back a longtime Ford electric powertrain engineer who left for Uber last year to now lead electric vehicles and autonomous driving programs at the automaker. expand full story

Ford Stories May 24

Ford’s Model T is credited for creating a transportation revolution by making the first affordable and truly mass-produced car.

Tesla is trying to do the same thing with electric cars, which make for an interesting comparison to track their respective progression. expand full story

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