Throughout the history of the auto industry, we have seen several partnerships between different companies and whenever it happens, it’s quite an interesting thing. We have seen many great things happening through these partnerships and some of our favorite vehicles are the result of the partnership between different manufacturers.
Currently, the hot topic in this regard is the partnership between Ford and Volkswagen. Both companies have partnered up, and they are working on an electric vehicle that will make its debut next year.
Ford has made plans to offer an all-electric line-up by 2030, and this vehicle will play an important role in moving forward with the plans. The company has constructed a very expensive electrification center in Germany and this will be the first EV to be built there. It will be manufactured with the Fiesta supermini, which will go off the market in the next 3 to 4 years. The electric vehicle is also said to be the first model for from old to use the platform from the Volkswagen group both companies have planned a long-term strategy and this is a part of that. Old will also manufacture commercial vehicles for the Volkswagen group.
New ford electric vehicle will largely be based on Volkswagen’s ID 4 crossover. It would be the base for a line-up, which will offer a variety of battery capacities and power output.
The crossover will be revealed to the public early next year and it would come to the market in 2023. According to the company’s Europe boss, currently, they are the only American brand in Europe and they want to avail this opportunity. He thinks they are in a unique position and they should try their best to build on it. He says that many of the European customers are attracted to the characteristics that the US-based vehicles offer and their company can offer similar products to those customers. The company has not announced what will be the name of this vehicle, but it’s possible that there give it a historically significant name.