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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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An entry-level EV, similar in size to the Audi A3, will be launched in the middle of the decade as the German car maker ramps up its electrification shift.
The A-segment model, confirmed to Autocar by Audi CTO Oliver Hoffman, is part of a plan to get an electric car in each “core” segment by 2027
It is expected to use the Volkswagen Group’s new skateboard-style SSP (Scalable Systems Platform) electric architecture – the same structure that is set to make its debut on the upcoming Volkswagen ID 4 saloon currently being developed under the internal working title Project Trinity – offering a maximum range of more than 400 miles.
Volkswagen plans to develop 25 new battery-powered electric vehicles by the end of the decade. It also intends to increase production at its Chattanooga, Tenn., plant and upgrade its facilities in Puebla and Silao, Mexico, to produce electric vehicles and components at those sites.
“Today’s announcement by Volkswagen is a true testament to our highly skilled workforce and Canada’s strong and growing battery ecosystem,” Francois Phillippe Champagne, Canada’s minister of innovation, said in a statement.