Ford introducing new connected fleet management tools for electric fleets

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With new fleet-wide energy monitoring and vehicle management tools from Ford Commercial Solutions, available through app and web-based interfaces, Ford is helping North American commercial fleets and businesses make a seamless transition to electric vehicles.

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Thanks For Stabbing Us All In The Back Ford & Chevy. Looking Forward To The Worldwide Ban On All Your Fossil Fuel Products #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Review: Ford Kuga PHEV

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The Kuga is arguably Ford’s most important car

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Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. Chevy Bolt EV: One of these is much cheaper with incentives

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The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover is hitting the ground running with up to $11,000 in incentives, per CarsDirect. But how does that compare to the mass-market electric car from Ford's crosstown rival?

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Ford reveals 2022 E-Transit battery-electric van

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Ford unveiled the 2022 E-Transit van, an all-electric version of the world’s best-selling cargo van. Ford will offer a variety of charging solutions to fit fleet and driver needs, whether at home, at a place of business or on the road.

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Ford is betting on commercial electric vehicles, affordable EVs, says CEO

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Ford’s plan for electric vehicles doesn’t include anything quite like the loaded GMC Hummer EV, but referring to the so-called supertruck last week helped Ford CEO Jim Farley define Ford's EV strategy.

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Report: 50 years ago, GM and Ford understood climate change was an issue

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General Motors and Ford knew about the possible impact of climate change as far back as 50 years ago, according to a new report from E&E News.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV: 5 geeky details show Ford's commitment to EVs

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A special group within Ford, called Team Edison, has been navigating a daunting challenge—to thread the needle between performance enthusiasts and tech-savvy electric-car fans, assuring that the inner workings of a mammoth company wouldn’t stifle the project along the way. That project, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E, remains due for

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Ford confirms construction of Rouge EV center to be home of electric F-150; production by mid-2022

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Ford celebrated the production start of the all-new F-150 at the Ford Rouge Center and confirmed construction of the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center where it will build the all-electric F-150 by mid-2022. This equates to about 500,000 total jobs attributable to Ford’s F-Series alone.

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Ford reveals E-Transit electric vans for $45,000, ready to scale up

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Ford Thursday morning revealed a vehicle that could make a difference in cities and neighborhoods all around the U.S.—and —and it’s probably not one that might get you or the family around.

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2013 Ford Focus Electric Test Drive

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"After a spin around FedExField in the new Focus EV, I think Ford has definitely upped their game." - Eric Caldwell

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Ford delays Escape Plug-In Hybrid deliveries to 2021

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deliveries of the 2021 Ford Escape Plug-In Hybrid have been delayed to 2021, due partly to the European recall of the Ford plug-in hybrid over fire concerns, according to a Bloomberg report. First U.S.

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Ford says E-Transit vans will meet growing demand for electric delivery services

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Ahead of the reveal of its E-Transit electric van, Ford released results of a survey showing that many consumers want delivery services to use electric vehicles. The survey was conducted by Ford and Google in the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany.

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Matthew Dear song remixes Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car sounds

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There are many, many songs that mention one of the icons of gasoline-swilling, open-road Americana: the Ford Mustang. Meanwhile, there are very few electric Ford Mustangs in the world, and even fewer songs about electric Ford Mustangs.

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Ford plans to build 5 electric vehicles in Canada, beginning in 2025

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Ford will build five electric vehicles at a Canadian factory, as part of a deal with auto-worker union Unifor announced Tuesday, the Toronto Star reported.

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E: First non-Tesla EV to reach 300 miles of EPA-rated range

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Ford has announced that the U.S. EPA has certified range numbers of up to 300 miles for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, which will start arriving at dealerships in December.

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Ford Starts EV Test Drives

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Ford is starting EV trials in Germany. For more details, follow the link … Ford Plans to Start Electric-Car Tests in Germany Next Month. “Ford Motor Co. The 25 vehicles will be driven under normal traffic conditions in Cologne, where Ford’s European division is based, said Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, director of the Center for Automotive Research at Germany’s University of Duisburg-Essen, which is overseeing the 15 million-euro ($22 million) study.

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Ford's rival to Autopilot and Super Cruise: Priced, and coming to Mach-E electric SUV

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Ford has announced a few more details about its upcoming Active Driver Assist technology, which will rival systems like GM’s Super Cruise and Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot functionality.

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Ford Transit Connect Electric

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Ford considers making its own batteries for EVs, as it builds up “digital ecosystem”

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Ford CEO Jim Farley on Friday said that the company is considering making its own electric vehicle batteries. “We are discussing (battery) cell manufacturing,” Farley said, according to Reuters, at a Reuters Automotive Summit virtual event.

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Ford experimenting with four-legged robots to laser-scan plant

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Ford is using two four-legged robots leased from Boston Dynamics at its Van Dyke Transmission Plant in early August to laser-scan the plant, helping engineers update the original computer-aided design. —Mark Goderis, Ford’s digital engineering manager.

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Ford and Metromile partner on usage-based insurance

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Insurance carrier Metromile and Ford Motor are teaming up to provide Ford connected vehicle owners with personalized car insurance to be more affordable and fairer. The agreement with Ford is Metromile’s first with a major manufacturer; Ford’s models are the most popular domestic make among Metromile customers. Owners of eligible Ford vehicles with built-in connectivity will be able to opt in and connect their vehicle to Metromile.

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Ford Electric Car: Ford Focus Electric 2012

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The Ford electric car contender is based on their Focus, and I have to say, it seems to be doing its best to blend in. Not a bad thing

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Ford sets target to become carbon-neutral globally by 2050

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Ford Motor Company intends to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim targets to address climate change challenges more urgently. To achieve its goal, Ford will focus initially on three areas that account for approximately 95% of its CO 2 emissions: vehicle use, its supply base and the company’s facilities. Ford also is working to develop goals approved and defined by the Science Based Targets initiative for its Scope 1, Scope 2 and Scope 3 emissions.

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Ford to assemble electric E-Transit van in Kansas City; building out $3.2B North American EV manufacturing capability

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Ford Motor Company announced that its Kansas City Assembly Plant will build the all-new E-Transit van, part of a more than $3.2 billion investment in Ford’s North American manufacturing facilities to produce a series of new electric vehicles for commercial and retail customers. The new entries support Ford’s plan to electrify its iconic and most popular vehicles, including its commercial vehicles. E-Transit is part of Ford’s more than $11.5

Ford points to its stand with California: Cleaner air, more EVs

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As it prepares to launch mass-market electric cars, Ford is touting its stance in favor of California's stricter emissions standards.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV prices have been cut by up to $3,000 before arrival

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The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV will arrive as a rival for the Tesla Model Y on the performance side and the Volkswagen ID.4 on the price-conscious side.

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ROUSH CleanTech begins production of new Gen 5 propane fuel system; Ford 7.3L V8

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The company’s innovative propane autogas technology integrates Ford’s new 7.3L Ford’s new 7.3L ROUSH CleanTech began production of its Gen 5 propane autogas fuel system last month. V8 engine in Class 3-7 chassis. engine is compact, durable and easy to maintain.

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2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid will carry a price tag over $50k

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Although Ford plans to woo electric-vehicle fans—and attract a new crowd to plug-in vehicles—with its upcoming, Mustang-inspired all-electric crossover, arriving next year, it’s the fully redesigned Explorer that will probably continue to do the heavy lifting for Ford on the family-vehicle front. ford explorer

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Mustang Mach-E electric SUV is wooing more from other brands than the typical Ford

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Deliveries of the Ford Mustang Mach-E haven't begun yet, but in the meantime Ford is releasing smaller tidbits of information—about the people making reservations for the electric crossover, for instance. Ford claims six out of 10 Mach-E reservation holders are coming from other brands. These customers haven't purchased a Ford (or Lincoln).

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Lightning Systems debuts new electric Ford F-550 for shuttle buses, delivery trucks

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Lightning Systems has introduced an all-electric powertrain for the popular Ford F-550 Chassis Cab. The new Lightning Electric Ford F-550 will be available in gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) of 17,500 to 19,500 pounds. The new Lightning Electric Ford F-550 model will offer peak power of 180 kW (241 hp). Orders from fleets are being accepted immediately. Torque is rated at 1,100 N·m (881 lb-ft). The top speed is 65 miles per hour.

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2013 Ford Escape Review

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2013 Ford Escape. Ford is increasing its commitment to fuel-efficient SUVs by discontinuing the production of the Ford Escape Hybrid, one of the most popular hybrid SUV’s on the market. Hybrids accounted for 22 percent of Escape sales at their peak, according to Ford. The gas-only 2013 Ford Escape represents a shift in philosophy at Ford. The Ford EcoBoost engine plays a big role in giving the 2013 Escape some green credentials. Ford Escape

Ford Model T: what was its fuel economy, really?

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In a recent video posted to YouTube, environmental advocacy group The Sierra Club dialed up production values to call out Ford's lobbying efforts to roll back fuel-economy standards. The video showed a man getting into a modern-day Ford, starting the engine, then noting the shift lever had an array of reverse gears but no forward drive. History Fuel Economy Ford Model T

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Ford makes $500M minority investment in Rivian; next-gen Ford EV on Rivian skateboard

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Ford Motor Company has made a $500-million minority equity investment in electric vehicle maker Rivian ( earlier post ). In addition to the investment, the companies have agreed to work together to develop an all-new, next-generation battery electric vehicle for Ford’s growing EV portfolio using Rivian’s skateboard platform. At the same time, we believe Rivian can benefit from Ford’s industrial expertise and resources. —Jim Hackett, Ford president and CEO.

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Ford: hands-free Active Drive Assist to arrive first on F-150 and Mustang Mach-E later this year

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Ford’s hands-free Active Drive Assist feature will arrive first on 2021 F-150 and 2021 Mustang Mach-E, included as standard on certain models or as relatively affordable option on others, with both vehicles becoming available to customers in late 2020. The Ford Co-Pilot 360 Active 2.0

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Ford and Verisk collaborate to offer telematics data to insurers; usage-based insurance programs

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Verisk, a leading data analytics provider, announced that Ford Motor Company has joined the Verisk Data Exchange. Owners of eligible Ford and Lincoln vehicles will soon have easy access to usage-based insurance programs from the many US auto insurers that connect to the Exchange—including three of the ten largest US carriers. —Alex Purdy, director of business operations, enterprise connectivity, Ford Motor Company.

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Rivian might build upcoming Ford electric SUV

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Rivian will likely be entrusted to build an upcoming Ford electric SUV, due early within the next few years, at the startup’s former Mitsubishi assembly plant in Normal, Illinois. "It It would be counterproductive for us to try and make what they have capacity to do in the beginning here, because they've got a factory in Illinois that meets a. Rivian

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Electric Ford Transit will be a quiet, clean package-delivery machine

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An electric version of the Ford Transit cargo van will launch in the United States and Canada for the 2022 model year. Details on the electric Transit will be revealed at a later date, but Ford noted that the North American version will be built in the U.S. Note that Ford previously announced that a Package delivery is about to get a lot greener.

2020 84

Ford C-Max Energi, Fusion Energi owners still waiting for cooler charge cords

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Six months after Ford issued a recall over a fire risk and its charge cords, some drivers of Ford plug-in vehicles still don’t have the peace of mind of a new charge cord. The recall, issued last August, affected or the 120V AC “convenience charge cord” that Ford supplies with more than 49,000 U.S.-market charging Home charging 2013 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford is taking a seven-motor, 1,400-hp Mustang Mach-E to NASCAR

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Take an insanely overpowered, seven-motor Ford Mustang Mach-E electric drift machine where the Cheetah Launch Teslas rarely run: to a NASCAR race.

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Ford’s Autopilot, Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrids, Fisker now trading: Today’s Car News

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Ford puts a price on its Autopilot rival for the Mach-E. Ford has revealed the price of its assisted-driving system that will rival Autopilot, Super Cruise, and. Fisker is now publicly traded. Porsche ups the battery size in its Cayenne plug-in hybrids.

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Electric Ford F-150 prototype shown towing a freight train

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In Ford's first official tease of an all-electric F-150, released Tuesday—with a video here—a test mule is shown towing more than a million pounds. Then Ford loaded those cars up with 42 gas-powered F-150s The prototype electric F-150 pickup pulled ten double-decker rail cars, weighing that amount, a distance of 1,000 feet.

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Ford to produce 50,000 Airon ventilators in Michigan in next 100 days; partnering with GE Healthcare

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Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will begin producing in Michigan the Airon pNeuton model A ventilator with the goal to produce 50,000 of the needed units within 100 days and up to 30,000 a month thereafter as needed. GE Heathcare and Ford consulted with medical experts in determining the Airon-licensed Model A-E ventilator is well suited for COVID-19 patient care. At full production, Ford plans to make 7,200 Airon-licensed Model A-E ventilators per week.

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