14 Dec '15, 2am

Ford investing $4.5b, 13 new electric vehicles by 2020

Ford investing $4.5b, 13 new electric vehicles by 2020

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has been at the forefront in promoting electric vehicles, but Ford is about to join the EV race, and in a big way. The Blue Oval has announced that it is investing an additional $4.5 billion (RM19.5 billion) in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020. It is Ford’s largest-ever EV investment in a five-year period. The result of that will be the addition of 13 new electrified vehicles to its product portfolio by 2020, and Ford says that more than 40% of its nameplates globally will be electrified by the decade’s end. The first of those will be the new Focus Electric, which will start production late next year for Europe and North America. The Focus EV will come with new DC fast-charge capability delivering 80% charge in an estimated 30 minutes and a projected 160 km (100 mile) range – an estimated two hours faster than today’s Focus Electric . It wi...

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