Electric

Ford set to move away from traditional cars 0

Ford’s new boss, Jim Hackett, has announced a new direction the brand intends to take that involves moving away from traditional vehicles. The proposals are being made to ensure the company continues to “fit” in a industry approaching a period of extreme change. Hackett said Ford will gradually move its resources away from traditional vehicles(…)

Ford hiring 1,000 technicians to work solely on electric, hybrid and autonomous cars 0

Across the UK, Ford dealerships are hiring up to 1,000 technicians to assist with the company’s transition towards self-driving, electric and hybrid engines. Ford bosses have made clear the need to hire individuals with cutting-edge software, electronic and electrical skills. Pretty much all the major carmakers are now finally fully embracing electric car technology as(…)

Ford latest manufacturer to introduce scrappage scheme 0

Ford has joined the sizable roster of carmakers offering scrappage incentives to its customers, for trading their diesel or petrol cars for a cleaner, electric alternative. Ford’s version of the scheme differs from other manufacturers by also accepting petrol cars. All of the part exchanged vehicles will be scrapped, making an immediate difference to air(…)

Ford Have Pulled Out of Electric Range Race Already… 0

You can argue that Ford has either pulled out of the electric range race or, you could argue that they were never in it. Either way, Ford has insisted that they are not concerned with its rival companies who are competing to create an electric car with the furthest range. Ford does not believe that(…)

The new electric Ford Connect Electric van 0

Ford has unveiled a new Ford Connect electric van. Azure partnership Ford have gone into partnership with Azure in order to develop the van. The Azure Force Drive electric power train was placed into the Ford Transit Connect XLT Premium Wagon. The van will be installed with a lithium–ion battery developed by Johnson control. It(…)