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    Ford doubles investment in electrification to $22 billion Ford Doubles Investment In Electrification To $22B, $7B For AVs Sam AbuelsamidSenior Contributor Transportation A lifetime in the car business, first engineering, now...
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    Ford scales up UK charging network

    FORD SCALES UP CHARGE NETWORK FOR ARRIVAL OF AWARD-WINNING ALL-ELECTRIC MUSTANG MACH-E 29-Jan-2021 | Dunton, Essex Dunton, Essex, 29 January, 2021 – The size of the charge network available to Ford electric vehicle drivers has increased more than threefold in readiness for first deliveries of...
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    Inside Ford's Plans to Become an EV Leader

    Here's a short article from Road & Track, where they have rehashed bits of a Detroit Free Press interview with Ford CEO Jim Farley. The original, full interview is locked behind a paywall. Inside Ford's Push to Become an EV Leader Like every other automaker, Ford is getting into the EV game in...
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    Mach-E Crash Testing and Safety Evaluation Underway by IIHS

    From the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS): First up for the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E are evaluations of headlights, vehicle-to-vehicle front crash prevention and pedestrian front crash prevention. Crashworthiness evaluations kick off in a few weeks.
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    The Smoking Tire drives the Mustang Mach-E for a week

    Just a preview of coming attractions for now -- stay tuned! In case you can't see Matt Farah's Facebook post, it's pictures of a Star White MME and this message: The Hype Train has landed! My turn with a Mach-E and I get it for a whole week! First impression: just like a Tesla Y, but you...
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    First look at Mustang Mach-E key

    😁 :p 😂
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    Which e-SUV suitably replaces e-Niro?

    When we have this many BEV choices in North America, will it be this impossible to choose one? To be honest, I see this video as further encouragement to buy and hold rather than lease. 😂
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    Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!

    Here's a beautiful holiday card from Planta Ford Cuautitlán. 🎅
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    Track test performance figures for Mach-E Premium AWD EX (by Motor Trend)

    MotorTrend tests a Premium AWD EX's acceleration and braking on their own test track, with comparisons to Model Y: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E First Test: Faster Horses Never mind the name or how...
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    The secret story of how the Mustang Mach-E and Bronco Sport came to be No one knew secret behind Ford's Mustang Mach-E, Bronco Sport — until now Phoebe Wall Howard Detroit Free Press The Bronco Sport wasn't in the original plan at Ford. It started...
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    NYT Article -- Bill Ford: ‘Our Family Name Is on the Line Every Day’ With the coronavirus rapidly disrupting American life in mid-March and organized labor pressuring carmakers to ensure worker safety, Bill Ford reached out to the competition. Mr. Ford, the chairman of the Ford...
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    This Friday: Virtually Test Drive A Real Mach-E On Interactive Track

    Tune in on Friday at 9:00 PM EST (12/19 @ 0200 UTC) Promo includes some sweet Stranger Things style music: Press release: This Friday December 18th, Ford Motor Company is bringing the all-electric Mustang Mach-E to the world of Twitch. In this live drive stream event, users will have the...
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    Autonocast discusses Tesla automated driving aberrations with David Zipper

    Worth a listen.
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    January 2021 European Mach-E release, detailed specifications

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    Pre-release Media Reviews From 12/6/2020 LA and Montreal Press Drives

    The "driving impressions" media embargo ends at 6am EST (1100 UTC) on the 15th of December. In the meantime, we've seen plenty of non-driving photos and walkthroughs from the Detroit press event in late November. This week, journalists convening in Los Angeles and Montreal have their turn...
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    Ford reinvesting $50M ventilator production profit into charitable coronavirus-fighting efforts

    Ford turned a $50 million profit on the $336 million contract it entered with the U.S. government this year to help to build 50,000 ventilators for the Department of Health and Human Service’s national stockpile, but it won’t be putting any of it in the bank. Company Chairman Bill Ford Jr...
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    Illegal emissions tampering on diesel trucks is rampant

    From Green Car Reports: Illegal emissions tampering on diesel trucks is rampant—and apparently a big business BENGT HALVORSON NOVEMBER 29, 2020 About 15% of U.S. diesel trucks that were originally certified with emissions controls have had those systems tampered with. That’s among the...
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    Mach-E marketing appearances

    To start off this thread... from the Bleacher Report: Peyton, Chuck, Phil and Curry all pulling up for #CapitalOnesTheMatch @Ford
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    Along with new F-150, first new vehicle to use Ford's Fully-Networked Vehicle Architecture (FNV 2.0)

    From Brett Foote, via Ford Authority: New Ford Electrical Vehicle Architecture Will Be Named FNV by Brett Foote November 26, 2020, 5:38 am Ford is in the midst of a technology renaissance, one that has brought forth a host of cool new features in vehicles like the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E...