August 14th, 2017 | by Loren McDonald
One of (among many) disappointing announcements from a major auto executive in recent years was in January 2017, when the CEO of Ford at that time, Mark Fields, promised hybrid versions of the company’s iconic Mustang and F-150 pickup — by
January 5th, 2017 | by James Ayre
We already published some preliminary commentary on Ford's newly revealed "electrified vehicle" plans for the next 5 years, but there are a couple of things not noted in that earlier article that are worth discussing here. In particular, there are more specifics regarding the cash, manufacturing, and a fully electric SUV that is in the works (to some degree)
January 4th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan
Last night, an email from Ford flew in. Ford had a hot new press release to share. This was the headline: "FORD ADDING ELECTRIFIED TRANSIT, MUSTANG, F-150 BY 2020 IN MAJOR EV PUSH; EXPANDED US PLANT TO ADD 700 JOBS." I was super excited — "Yes, Ford is finally in the game!"
The first thing to dampen my enthusiasm was realizing that "2020" was in the title. I guess it's not fully in the game yet, just putting its socks and boots on.
The bigger letdown