Ford and Microsoft Partnering on EV Smart Charging
Green Car Congress
APRIL 1, 2010
The announcement in New York was more about the partnership between Ford and Microsoft in this area than about the vehicle implementation specifics (which are still pretty sparse publicly), said Ed Pleet, Ford product and business development manager for the Connected Services group. As currently envisioned, a Ford EV buyer who uses Hohm in a community in which the utility provider is a Hohm partner will receive rich, pertinent data. Ford Motor Company and Microsoft Corp.