Ford just lately introduced vital strides for its electrical future in Europe: it plans to supply a brand new technology of seven, all-electric, absolutely related passenger automobiles and vans by 2024.
Sizzling on the heels of the worldwide Ford Mannequin e and Ford Professional enterprise items, inside and exterior collaboration will assist outline the Motor Firm’s future in Europe.
“I’m delighted to see the tempo of change in Europe,” mentioned Jim Farley, Ford president and CEO, “as [Europe] is difficult our complete trade to construct higher, cleaner, and extra digital automobiles. Ford is all-in and shifting quick to fulfill the demand in Europe and across the globe.”
Farley famous that Ford Mannequin e was created particularly with this concept in thoughts – to “transfer on the pace of a start-up to construct electrical automobiles that delight and supply related providers distinctive to Ford and which can be constructed with Ford-grade engineering and security.”
Ford expects its annual gross sales of electrical automobiles in Europe to exceed 600,000 items in 2026, supporting Ford’s aim to promote greater than 2 million EVs globally by 2026. These efforts additionally assist vital carbon emission discount targets as the corporate introduced it’s concentrating on zero emissions for all automobile gross sales in Europe and carbon neutrality throughout its European footprint of amenities, logistics, and suppliers by 2035.
Seven New Electrical Autos in 2024
Following the European launch of the electrical Mach-E in 2021 and Mach-E GT this yr (plus the launch of the E-Transit within the subsequent quarter), Ford introduced seven all-electric automobiles for the European market: 4 new business automobiles and three new passenger automobiles.
Subsequent yr, Ford will start producing an all-new electrical medium-sized crossover inbuilt Cologne with a second electrical automobile added to the Cologne manufacturing line-up in 2024. The Ford Puma – Ford’s top-selling passenger automobile in Europe – can be obtainable as an electrical model made in Craiova, Romania, beginning in 2024.
The preferred cargo van in historical past, the Ford Transit, can even get electrical upgrades over 4 new fashions.
Initially posted on Global Fleet Management