Frankfurt auto show

Ford Doubles Down On Powertrain Hybridization At The Frankfurt Auto Show

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.

Carlos Ghosn: China, We Need You!

Originally published on EV Obsession. Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is one of the biggest champions of electric cars in the world today. Renault and Nissan together have already sold over 100,000 electric cars. He’s also been one of the most bullish believers in the future of electric cars. But no … [continued]