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Ford: no plans to offer MEB-based Mustang EV

From:Internet Info Agency 2020-01-03 17:30:42

Earlier media reports said that Ford has started cooperation with Volkswagen on new energy vehicles and will use the Volkswagen’s MEB platform to expand its electric Mustang lineup. The IIA learned from Ford that the company currently has no plans to build Mustang electric vehicles based on Volkswagen's MEB platform.

Ford also stated: "We remain on track to offer one MEB-based fully electric car for our European customers and are considering a second vehicle." In fact, as early as last July, Ford and Volkswagen announced that they would Cooperation in technology and other fields, among which Ford will use the Volkswagen’s MEB platform to design and manufacture its own battery electric vehicles from 2023. In addition, the two parties are also discussing the joint development of electric models suitable for Europe.

In November 2019, Ford released Mustang's first all-electric SUV, the Mustang Mach-E, whose first limited edition was priced at about USD 60,000. In the future, the car will release another four versions of the Mach-E. Ford has stated that the production of all versions of the Mach-E was limited to 50,000 units globally in the first 12 months.

Editor:Hou Minghao