Ford To Offer More EV Units
On Monday, Ford Motor Co. explained its plans for increasing the battery EV offerings beyond the 483 km range crossover EV that the company has been planning to offer by the year 2020.
For all these new plans, Ford will be setting up ‘Team Edison’, an internal team for studying and developing fully-electric cars. This team will be different and completely separate from other electrification efforts of the Ford, some of which include plug-in hybrid and hybrid options.
As per Ford, it is on track for delivering 13 electrified models over the period of next five years. Ford has announced at least seven of the vehicles, one of which includes the 483 km crossover. Ford will also increase the units nos. of the battery EV it plans to offer, however, no details or timelines have been given.
The new team will also work on exploring partnership opportunities.