Current Ford EVs will be able to use more than 12,000 chargers with an adapter.
Tesla to open 12,000 Superchargers to Ford across U.S. and Canada
Ford is set to gain access to 12,000 Tesla Supercharger locations across the United States and Canada and a new partnership announced on Thursday. Ford will also adopt Tesla’s charging port beginning in 2025, eliminating the need for a charging adapter in the future. “This is great news for our customers who will have unprecedented […]
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Ford backtracks on axing AM radio, CEO Farley explains why
Ford CEO Jim Farley detailed the automaker’s backtracking on AM radio, which it did not include with some vehicles, after discussions with U.S. policymakers which seemed to change the mind of the head of the Blue Oval. U.S. Lawmakers introduced legislation called the “AM for Every Vehicle” Act, which aimed to make AM broadcast radio […]
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Ford makes major progress on growing its EV capacity
Ford has made major progress in its quest to grow its manufacturing capacity for electric vehicles by signing and announcing several deals for the supply of lithium. Ford has goals to build 2 million electric vehicles every year by 2026, hoping to close the gap with industry leader Tesla, which has dominated the sector due […]
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Japanese automakers develop electric van to compete in EV market
Toyota is showing its commitment to electric vehicle development by partnering with its Japanese rivals, Suzuki Motor Corp. and Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd. The three Japanese automakers plan to develop battery electric mini-commercial vans. The Street predicts the Japanese electric van would compete against the Ford E-Transit, GM BrightDrop, Volkswagen’s ID.Buzz, and Tesla’s future commercial/passenger […]
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US lawmakers strike back at automakers eliminating AM Radio
United States lawmakers announced bipartisan legislation in the House to keep automakers from eliminating AM radio in new vehicles. The legislation is called the AM for Every Vehicle Act. House Representative Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) is leading the charge for the AM for Every Vehicle Act, along with co-leads Rep. Tom Kean Jr. (NJ-7), Rob Menendez […]
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Ford costs are ‘not competitive’ in China, announces sweeping changes
Ford has announced a sweeping set of changes to help make its operations in China more competitive as quickly as possible. Much like many legacy automakers, Ford has been struggling to achieve higher levels of profitability as it invests heavily in new markets and segments, notably including electric vehicles. This trouble has resulted in the […]
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Ford CEO Jim Farley pledges to keep Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
During a conversation with The Wall Street Journal, Ford CEO Jim Farley explained that Ford would not be following in the footsteps of Tesla and other automakers like Rivian. Instead of ditching CarPlay in favor of an in-house solution, Ford will be keeping Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration features on its vehicles. The integration—or lack […]
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Ford hit with yet another F-150 Lightning production issue
Ford is grappling with another F-150 production issue shortly after addressing a minor battery fire that held up production earlier this year. Ford’s F-150 Lighting is easily one of its most important products. Not only is it the only mass-produced electric truck from the Big Three, but it is also the Blue Oval’s foothold in […]
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Ford announces major restructuring with EV profitability on the line
Ford has announced a new $1.5-$2 billion restructuring effort to help achieve EV profitability as soon as possible. Ford has jumped out ahead of its traditional competitors in adopting, introducing, and developing electric vehicles. In turn, it has quickly become one of the strongest contenders for second place in EV sales. Now, as the Blue […]
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