Report: Ford to launch two new EV platforms by 2025 Car News

Ford is set to announce two dedicated EV platforms for investors on Wednesday during its online capital markets day, Reuters reported.

The new platforms would be part of a multi-year, multibillion-dollar strategy to compete with General Motors, Tesla and the Volkswagen Group in the global race for electrification.

It is believed that one platform will be for large trucks and large SUVs and the other will be dedicated to cars and small SUVs. Together, they will allow the American firm to share chassis components, motors and batteries between models, thereby reducing costs and enabling more efficient EV manufacturing.

It has also been reported that Ford plans to launch at least nine electric cars and auto SUVs and at least three electric trucks, vans and large SUVs.

Reuters reports that the company will give more information on long-range batteries and the partnership with Korean company SK Innovation, as well as broader goals for its future technologies, including electric and autonomous vehicles.

It comes after the announcement that Ford will spend more than £ 15bn on global electrification through 2025, targeting a full-electric model range by 2030. It already plans to build a small SUV in Germany in the near future. using the Volkswagen Group MEB platform.

Ford has not commented on today’s speculation but will offer official details on its plans tomorrow afternoon (UK time).


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This notice was published: 2021-05-25 16:22:22