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Ford Doubles Down On Powertrain Hybridization At The Frankfurt Auto Show

September 10th, 2019 | by Kyle Field

At the Frankfurt Motor Show, Ford blasted onto the scene with a host of new vehicles for the European market that rolled in alongside new details about its plans for the electrification of its vehicle lineup. The announcement represents a significant step forward for Ford, but underwhelms with significant caveats that Ford expects more than 50% of Ford passenger vehicle sales to be "electrified" by the end of 2022. Right up front in the announcement, Ford excludes its cash cow and the least efficient vehicles in the Ford stable, its F-series trucks


Electric Vehicles Report: Part 3 — Changing Rules To Maximize Electric Vehicle Benefits

October 9th, 2017 | by John Farrell

With a virtuous cycle of falling battery costs driving increased electric vehicle deployment, and deployment improving the economics of scale of battery production, the widespread adoption of electric vehicles is likely inevitable. But policies enacted now could influence the timing of widespread use and shape how electric cars benefit the grid.


Electric Vehicles Report: Part 1 — Electric Vehicles Are Going Mainstream

October 2nd, 2017 | by John Farrell

Now, nearly two decades later and 120 years after its introduction, the electric car is making an unmistakable comeback. This time, it’s aided by better technology as well as environmentally sensitive consumers and policymakers looking to supplant fossil fuel use with renewable electricity.



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