Nearly half of Brits ‘aren’t considering buying an EV’

Cost is still a major factor that puts off more than half of consumers from buying an EV, according to a new report

New £500m UK loan to accelerate Ford’s exports and vehicle electrification

The loan will also help safeguard thousands of highly skilled jobs at the Ford Britain Dunton Campus in Essex and engine production centre in Dagenham

Ford to scale up production of medical equipment in fight against coronavirus

The company plans to assemble more than 100,000 face shields per week and leverage its in-house 3D printing capability to produce components for use in personal protective equipment

Ford’s electric Mustang SUV emerges from the stable

The battery-powered SUV is expected to boast 370 miles of range and accelerate from 0-60mph in less than five seconds

Haven Power wins contract to supply Ford with renewable power

It will supply all three of the carmaker’s UK facilities with around 250GWh of renewable electricity each year

Hyundai and Kia join EV charging network in Europe

IONITY has so far achieved a network of nearly 140 renewable energy-powered charging stations in 14 European countries

VW and Ford expand collaboration to develop EV tech

The firms have committed to sharing low carbon car technologies and have now both invested in autonomous vehicle firm Argo AI

Ford investigates its emissions testing and fuel economy

It comes after employees raised concerns about potential inaccuracies in the vehicle manufacturer’s testing system

Ford confirms wheels are in motion for electric pickup offering

The automotive giant has yet to provide a timeline for the pickup going on sale

UK grants £25m to drive low carbon vehicle tech

The projects are valued at £54m in total and are expected to save around 2.5m tonnes of CO2