Ford gives us a peak at the new all-electric Explorer with help from some of the people that designed it.
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Ford Motor Company, commonly known as Ford, is an American multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford and incorporated on June 16, 1903. (Source » Wikipedia)
Ford its assembly plant under construction in Tennessee will be able to build up to 500,000 electric pickup trucks a year at full output, part of the automaker’s drive to produce 2 million electric vehicles worldwide annually by late 2026.
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Ford invested US$1 billion in autonomous driving startup Argo AI in 2017, and Volkswagen later joined with a $2.6 billion investment. It was an attempt to match the hype surrounding rivals such as Apple, Google, General Motors, Lyft, Uber, and Tesla. At its height, Argo AI was reportedly valued at $12.4 billion. But in October 2022 Argo AI shut down.
Meanwhile, GM is looking to expand its autonomous-driving business, which it believes is key to the future of the auto maker. (Barrons)
Publicly, Ford has stated they don’t plan to offer this Ford Explorer EV midsize electric crossover in Canada or the U.S. Pity. It is one of two Ford brands expected for Europe that leverages the Volkswagen Group’s fully electric MEB platform at Ford’s factory in Cologne, Germany.
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This is what happens when Ford takes one of their iconic American SUV brands and reimagines it for the electric age.
This morning Ford Europe introduced the new Ford Explorer.
The all-electric Ford Explorer is a five-seat SUV that combines German engineering with American style.
Assembled at the Ford Cologne EV Centre in Germany, the Ford claims drivers will be able to charge their Explorer from 10 to 80 percent in an about 25 minutes, but they haven’t provided a driving range number, so that figure is more marketing that anything else at the moment.
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Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) is showing that electric vehicles are at least as safe as conventional ones with total injury claims happen less frequently for electric vehicles.
Here is a list of the safest electric cars with the best crash test ratings for 2022 and 2023.
- 2023 Volkswagen ID.4
- 2023 Tesla Model Y
- 2023 Subaru Solterra
- 2023 Audi E-Tron
- 2023 Kia EV6
- 2023 Tesla Model 3
- 2023 Genesis GV60
- 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5
- 2023 Genesis G80
- 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) bills itself as an independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to reducing deaths, injuries and property damage from motor vehicle crashes through research and evaluation and through education of consumers, policymakers and safety professionals.
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