Two of these new all-electric models will be produced at the company’s Cologne plant, which is currently undergoing a $2 billion transition from being the home of Fiesta supermini to an electric car factory with an on-site battery assembly plant. The other version will be the electric version of Puma intersection.
Ford has entered into an agreement with Volkswagen Team to secure access to VW’s MEB platform for electric cars, which will form the basis of two models set to be produced in Cologne.
The first electric model to roll off the production line in Cologne is described as a ‘midsize crossover’ with five seats, possibly similar in size to Volkswagen ID.4 and use the same technical base. The brand says the model will have a range of 311 miles when fully charged and will be revealed in late 2022 before going on sale in 2023.
The name of the vehicle has yet to be confirmed and won’t be available until the vehicle is revealed. However, a teaser image hints at a new lighting signature planned for the car, which could introduce an entirely new electric design language for Ford. The nose of the car looks higher than the nose of the car Mustang Mach-Ealso.
Cologne’s second electric model will launch in 2024, described by the brand as a ‘sporty crossover’ and introduced with another new lighting signature. It looks more compact and lower Mid-size SUV planned by the brand.
Following two EVs built for this purpose will be an electric version of the brand’s best-selling crossover Puma, of which 130,000 have already been sold across Europe in 2020. It will be built in Romania , taking over the car’s capacity will soon malfunction. EcoSport intersection. No technical details have been confirmed, but to compete with the Peugeot e-2008, its 200-mile range is needed.
Along with the passenger car announcement, Ford has also confirmed that four new generation electric commercial vehicles will be available in Europe by 2024.
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