Team Edison created to ramp up EV development at Ford

Team Edison created to ramp up EV development at Ford

The China strategy review will likely see Ford focus on electric commercial vans.

The automaker reaffirmed a goal of achieving 8 percent automotive operating margins and generating returns that exceed the cost of capital.

Ford isn't ditching cars altogether.

- Hackett took over as boss in May after Executive Chairman Bill Ford and the board chose to fire his predecessor, Mark Fields.

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BMW has softened the boxy look of its i3 electric city vehicle in an effort to make a counter offer to Tesla's Model 3 debut as the electric auto wars heat up.

Hackett has signed off on a series of moves, including a plan to shift production of Ford Focus compact cars from MI to China. Launched in 2010, Baojun sold more than two million vehicles previous year.

By 2019, Ford said 100 percent of us vehicles will have built-in internet connectivity. Just today, General Motors pledged to launch at least 20 all-electric vehicles by 2023.

"I feel a real sense of urgency for what we're doing here", Hackett said. But the automaker expects internal combustion engines to still share the market with hybrid and electric cars by as late as 2030. The company plans to reduce cost growth by half through 2022, in part by reducing engineering costs by $4 billion by "increasing use of common parts across its full line of vehicles, reducing order complexity and building fewer prototypes".

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While most specialists were expecting back then to see Uber being chosen by Ford, thanks to initial close ties and the fact that its ride sharing service is available on a global scale, it turns out the second largest U.S. automaker has now shaken hands with the latter's biggest rival - Lyft.

Ford announced in January plans for 13 new electrified cars worldwide in the next five years.

Ford Motor Co. will shift about $7 billion toward the development of more trucks and sport-utility vehicles while "attacking" costs, part of new Chief Executive Jim Hackett's strategic plan for the No. 2 USA auto maker. The slow-selling Ford Fusion midsize sedan can now be ordered in 35,000 combinations of features, colours and powertrain options.

Ford also said it's open to new partnerships, such as its recent agreement with Indian automaker Mahindra Group to cooperate on mobility projects, electric cars and other areas.

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