Ford to launch first chinese EV in second half
Ford Motor is set to start selling its first electric vehicle in China in the second half of the year.
The EV is the battery-powered version of the Ford Territory compact crossover. It has a range of 360 kilometers on one charge, Ford said.
The electric Territory is the first electrified vehicle to be launched under the product plan for China that Ford disclosed in April. The Dearborn company will introduce more than 30 new and upgraded vehicles including 10 electrified vehicles under the Ford and Lincoln brands in China over the next three years.
Ford currently markets only one electrified vehicle - the plug-in hybrid version of the Ford Mondeo - in China.
Like the gasoline variant, the electric Territory will also be assembled at Jiangling Motors, rather than Changan Ford Automobile - Ford’s truck partnership with Changan.