Ford Pro reveals first details of electric E-Transit Custom

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In Europe, Ford took another major step in its electrification transformation as Ford Pro revealed the first details of the all-new, all-electric, E-Transit Custom. Ford, SK On Co.,

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Ford splitting auto business into two distinct entities: Ford Blue and Ford Model e

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Ford is continuing to transform its global automotive business, accelerating the development and scaling of electric, connected vehicles, while leveraging its nameplates to strengthen operating performance and take full advantage of engineering and industrial capabilities.

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Ford reports an incredible 139 percent increase in EV sales for April 2022


Ford reported an incredible growth rate for its electric vehicle sales with a 139 percent increase on the strength of the Mustang Mach-E and E-Transit. In all, Ford sold 16,779 electrified units in April 2022, with E-Transit sales increasing by 62.3 Ford is 15.3

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Ford choses Valencia, Spain plant for next-gen EV architecture

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Ford in Europe has chosen its plant in Valencia, Spain, as the preferred site to assemble vehicles based on a next-generation electric vehicle architecture. Ford is also moving forward with a $2-billion conversion of its Cologne, Germany, operations to begin producing electric passenger vehicles starting in 2023. By 2026, Ford in Europe plans to sell 600,000 electric vehicles annually.

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Ford dealership applies $69,554 markup on F-150 Lightning despite corporate orders


Ford dealerships are starting to receive units of the all-electric F-150 Lightning and they are applying massive market adjustments despite corporate’s stern orders not to do so several months ago. Ford dealers are defying company orders with insane F-150 Lightning markups.

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Ford suspending JV operations in Russia

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Ford announced that it is suspending JV operations in Russia, effective immediately, until further notice. In recent years, Ford has significantly wound down its Russian operations, which now focus exclusively on commercial van manufacturing and Russian sales through a minority interest in the Sollers Ford joint venture. As part of the global community, Ford is deeply concerned about the invasion of Ukraine and the resultant threats to peace and stability.

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Ford Pro now shipping E-Transit electric vans to European customers from Ford Otosan plant in Turkey

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Ford Pro is now shipping the first production units of its all-electric E-Transit van to customers across Europe from the Ford Otosan factory in Kocaeli, Turkey, a milestone that closely follows the start of deliveries to US customers from Kansas City Assembly Plant in February. Ford Otosan’s Kocaeli plant is the heart of Transit production in Europe, and this celebration of E-Transit manufacturing starts the electrified next chapter in our already strong partnership.

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Ford receives AISI award for use of steel lightweighting in Mustang Mach-E

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The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) awarded the “Automotive Excellence Award” to Ford Motor Company for its advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) innovations in the all-electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E.

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Flash Drive: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

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Ford says the all-new, all-electric 2022 F-150 Lighting is “the truck of the future.” Ford plans to lead in vehicle electrification by committing $22 billion to electrifying its cars, crossovers, SUVs and trucks through 2025. The Ford F-150 moves into a new era.

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Ford launches the E-Transit in Europe, electrifying business productivity globally


Ford announced it has officially started shipping production units of its all-electric E-Transit van to customers across Europe, aligning with its goals to electrify its business globally. Ford started delivering the E-Transit in the United States in February.

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Ford posted record electrified vehicle sales in January

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Ford electrified vehicle sales in January grew almost 4 times faster than the overall electrified segment. With a total of 13,169 vehicles sold, Ford electrified vehicles were up 167.2, Ford pickups, including F-Series, Ranger and Maverick, totaled 62,293 sales. Ford’s all-new Maverick totals 6,513 sales, with 3,549 of these trucks sold as hybrids. Overall, Ford pickup sales are up 1.5%. Ford SUV sales were up 12.0%

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Ford using autonomous mobile robot to operate 3D printers at Advanced Manufacturing Center

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At Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, a mobile robot from KUKA operates the 3D printers completely on its own. Ford has achieved great accuracy with the robot, using its feedback to reduce margins of error significantly.

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning First Drive: Ford’s most valued model is now electric


Ford knows trucks, and demand for its F-150 Lightning shows truck buyers may not be as afraid of EVs as many think. The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck may be the first real mass-market electric vehicle sold in the US. Features Vehicle Features Electric Trucks Ford EVs

Volkswagen and Ford expand their collaboration on MEB electric platform

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Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group are expanding their e-mobility partnership. Ford, which just announced plans to introduce another 7 EVs in Europe by 2024 ( earlier post ), plans to produce an electric model for the European market based on the MEB platform. The agreement was signed as part of the strategic alliance between Volkswagen and Ford, which includes e-mobility, commercial vehicles and autonomous driving. We are tackling both together with Ford.

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Ford reportedly eliminates lease-to-buy option on electric vehicles


As of June 15, 2022, Ford will no longer offer the opportunity to purchase its three all-electric vehicles, the F-150 Lightning, Mustang Mach-E, and E-Transit Van, for new leases. Ford says, “you do not have the option to purchase the vehicle at the end of the lease term.”

Ford F-150 Lightning customer deliveries are beginning


Ford has officially started making deliveries of the F-150 Lightning, with the first unit of the all-electric pickup being delivered to a Michigan resident earlier today. The post Ford F-150 Lightning customer deliveries are beginning appeared first on TESLARATI.

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Ford launches zero-carbon EV charging from home in California


Ford announced today that it is launching a new program aimed toward promoting sustainable home electric vehicle charging. There are four steps to activate the program, Ford says: Owners of eligible plug-in electric vehicles opt into the program through the FordPass app.

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Ford delivers 201 F-150 Lightning units as it highlights 221% increase in EV sales


Ford Motor Company announced it delivered 201 units of the new F-150 Lightning all-electric pickup in May, highlighting a substantial 221.5 Ford said more than 75 percent of F-150 Lightning reservation holders are new to the brand. Ford F-150 Lightning customer deliveries are beginning.

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Ford eyes India for electric vehicle production hub


Ford is considering bringing its electric vehicle operation to India as a potential hub for export and sale in the domestic market, according to a statement from the company. The announcement comes just months after Ford stated it would stop manufacturing and selling cars in India.

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First Ride: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

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Ford’s all-in on electrification and Clean Fleet Report had a chance this past week to experience the company’s commitment first hand—from the passenger seat. The first Ford F-150 Lightning pre-production units begin leaving the factory. Photos by Clean Fleet Report and Ford.

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Ford F-150 Lightning deliveries imminent: Video


Ford CEO Jim Farley recently revealed that Ford F-150 Lightning deliveries are imminent. The Ford CEO shared two videos of Lightning vehicles loaded on car carriers. Ford received 200,000 reservations for the F-150 Lightning.

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Ford Performance selling Mach-E electric crate motor

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Ford Performance is offering the “ Eluminator Mac E Electric Motor ” as an electric crate engine, along with the dozens of combustion crate engines available.

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Ford Selects Valencia Plant To Produce EVs


The site will utilize Ford's upcoming next-generation EV architecture

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Ford says it is stockpiling batteries for Farley’s electric vehicle scaling operation


Ford said it is stockpiling batteries to achieve CEO Jim Farley’s recently outlined goals of scaling production of 600,000 electric vehicles produced in just 22 months; a lofty goal for the Detroit-based automaker, which held its Q4 2021 Earnings Call last evening. Credit: Ford).

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Ford to invest £230M to transform UK Halewood transmission operations to build EV power units

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Ford announced that it intends to invest up to £230 million (US$316 million) at its Halewood vehicle transmission facility to transform it to build electric power units for future Ford all-electric passenger and commercial vehicles sold in Europe.

Ford offloads $188.2m in additional Rivian shares


Ford Motor Co. Filings with the SEC on Friday reveal Ford sold around 7 million shares of Rivian, which has struggled to gain momentum in the electric vehicle market due to supply chain conditions and extended production facility shutdowns. Ford still holds 86.9 sold $188.2

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Ford doubles EV goal for 2023 and has a new semiconductor partner to help


Ford made several leaps forward in its push toward electric vehicles today. Ford CEO Jim Farley stated that the automaker has now doubled its electric vehicle production goals to 600,000 units by 2023. Ford’s plans to be second-in-command of the U.S.

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Ford F-150 Lightning Range, efficiency revealed in Monroney sticker leak


Ford F-150 Lightning Range and efficiency ratings have been revealed for the Base and Extended Range through a Monroney Sticker leak. Ford F-150 Lightning – Extended Range – Platinum Series – MSRP $93,874. News Featured Ford Ford F-150 Lightning

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Ford to introduce 7 new electric cars and vans in Europe by 2024; plans for new battery plant

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Ford will offer a new generation of seven, all-electric, fully-connected passenger vehicles and vans in Europe by 2024. The acceleration in Europe supports Ford’s goal to sell more than 2 million EVs globally by 2026 and deliver company adjusted EBIT margin of 10%.

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Ford to invest $4.7B to improve manufacturing plants & add 6,200 UAW employees to workforce


Ford plans to invest $3.7 Besides adding 6,200 permanent Union Auto Workers (UAW) employees, Ford also expects its $3.7 in partnership with the UAW,” said Bill Ford, executive chair of Ford. “I HAPPENING NOW: Tune in to hear about @Ford ’s latest $3.7B Ford’s $3.7

Ford Comm Director teases an all-electric Bronco


Ford Motor Company’s North America Product Communications Director Mike Levine teased an all-electric Bronco on Twitter, add more fuel to the proverbial fire that one of the automaker’s most anticipated models could turn electric. Who is to say Ford won’t surprise us soon?

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Ford announces major strides in electrified sales in March


Today, Ford Motor Company announced its sales figures for March 2022. retail) also saw decreases in sales compared to the same month last year, Ford’s Electrified vehicles recorded a 16.9 As of the end of March 2021, Ford had sold 6,614 units of the Mach-E.

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Ford recalling certain 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E vehicles; high voltage battery main contactors may overheat

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Ford is recalling certain 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E vehicles because the high voltage battery main contactors may overheat, causing the vehicle to lose drive power. Ford is aware of one VOQ alleging a no-start and listing DTCs related to this.

Ford boasts over 167 percent growth in EV sales, announces Wal-Mart’s 1,100 E-Transit order


Ford released its January 2022 Sales Release, boasting some impressive figures in terms of electric vehicle sales. Ford states that its sales were up 167.2 The growth is outpacing the industry average by almost four times, Ford said in its press release. Ford reported 183.1

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Ford F-150 electric pickup

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Ford F-150 electric pickup. A few days ago, ford teased their electric pickup and revealed it recently. Let’s know more about the Ford F-150 electric pickup. Ford F-150 is one one of the most successful pickup truck in the United States.

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More than 300 customers have ordered 10,000 Ford E-Transit electric vans

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More than 300 customers have plced orders for a total of 10,000 E-Transit vans, according to Ford Pro, the global commercial and government business and brand within Ford. —Andrew Walker, Ford Pro commercial van brand manager.

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Ford and Sunrun partnering to advance home energy management using F-150 Lightning

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Ford is partnering with solar company Sunrun to enhance home energy management, leveraging the onboard battery capability of the all-electric F-150 Lightning. —Matt Stover, Ford charging and energy services director.

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Ford Pro begins shipping all-new E-Transit

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Ford Pro has begun shipping the all-new E-Transit from Kansas City Assembly Plant—the company’s first US plant to assemble both batteries and all-electric vehicles in-house. E-Transit is part of Ford’s more than $30-billion investment in electrification through 2025.

Ford F-150 Lightning charges five EVs overnight, survives with battery to spare


Since the F-150 Lightning’s debut, Ford has made it a point to highlight the fact that the all-electric pickup truck could be used as a backup power supply during emergencies. The Ford F-150 Lightning comes with large battery packs that are worthy of the vehicle’s size.

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Ford testing directional audio alerts to convey location of hazards

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Ford in Europe is testing smart driver alert technology that could indicate the direction from which people and objects are approaching. —Oliver Kirstein, SYNC software engineer, Enterprise Connectivity, Ford of Europe.

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Ford, Redwood Materials partner on closed-loop battery recycling, US supply chain; Ford invests $50M

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Ford Motor Company and Redwood Materials are collaborating to build out battery recycling and a domestic battery supply chain for electric vehicles. Ford and Redwood are collaborating to integrate battery recycling into Ford’s domestic battery strategy.

Dürr builds high automation paint shop for Ford in Mexico

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Dürr has built a high-tech paint shop for Ford in Hermosillo, Mexico, in order to accommodate a new vehicle that Ford will be producing. The project in Hermosillo represents the largest order that Ford has given to Dürr in Mexico.

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Ford launches new EV charging project for its commercial customers shift to electric 

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Ford launches new EV charging project for its commercial customers shift to electric . Ford has announced that it is launching a new project that helps its commercial customers to make a shift to electric vehicles. Read further to know more about the Ford EV charging project. .

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