Published on April 3rd, 2014 | by Zachary Shahan3
Ford + GE = Big Electric Vehicle Charging Station Rollout
April 3rd, 2014 by Zachary Shahan
The first company that comes to mind when you think of electric vehicle leadership is probably Tesla, or perhaps Nissan or GM. However, Ford has been sneaking into a clear leadership position over the past year and a half. It has 3 plug-in electrified vehicles on the market (two plug-in hybrids and a fully electric model). Together, the two plug-in hybrid (Energi) models sit quite high on US EV sales charts.
If you can think of a single EV charging station manufacturer, there’s a good chance it’s GE. We’ve covered GE’s top-selling WattStation numerous times here on CleanTechnica.
Thanks to a long history working together and an eagerness to be leaders in the EV arena, Ford & GE recently announced a pretty big partnership that involves the installation of GE WattStations at all of Ford’s US and Canada facilities. This piggy-backs on GE’s purchase of 2,000 Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids. Read more in this Planetsave repost:
Ford is doing a bit more to “walk the walk” when it comes to the electric car transition. Teaming up with GE — something it’s been doing since the founders of the two companies first partnered up — Ford will soon have electric car charging…
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