Ford Accelerates Ahead with 11.2%...

🏎️Ford Accelerates Ahead with 11.2%...

Don’t forget to peruse, scroll on down and hit the subscribe button! Covered in this Thursday’s Mobility EVo:

  • Ford EV and hybrid sales surge 65%

  • Volvo Cars starts production of fully electric EX90 SUV

  • The first zero-emission, 5,000-gallon all-electric jet refueler

  • Lucid announces appointment to the BOD

  • The new all-electric Explorer starts at Ford’s EV assembly plant in Cologne

  • A 430,000 Mile Tesla that keeps going

More EV news below. 

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Top EV News Stories

  1. U.S. new vehicle sales for Ford rose 11.2% in May 2024 compared to the previous year, with roughly 65% increases in hybrid and all-electric vehicle sales, totaling 26,600 units, which is 14% of the 190,000 total sales for the month.
  2. Volvo's South Carolina factory has begun production of the new electric flagship SUV EX90, featuring core computing technology for enhanced safety, with the first customer deliveries set for the second half of 2024.
  3. Signature Aviation, collaborating with Rampmaster, has integrated the first zero-emission, 5,000-gallon all-electric jet refueler at its Eagle County Regional Airport in Vail, advancing aviation sustainability and safety initiatives.
  4. Lucid Group elected Lisa M. Lambert to its board of directors, bringing extensive technology and sustainability experience from her roles at Intel, National Grid, and the George Kaiser Family Foundation.
  5. The all-electric Ford Explorer is now in production at the newly transformed $2 billion Ford Cologne Electric Vehicle Center.
  6. NIO has won approval to build a third factory in China, boosting its total approved production capacity to 1 million cars, with the new plant in Huainan City focusing on producing vehicles for its affordable car brand, Onvo.
  7. Volvo Car USA and Canada sold 11,386 cars in May, with electrified models accounting for 38.2% of sales, driven by a 110.3 percent increase in plug-in hybrids.
  8. NXP Semiconductors N.V. announced a collaboration with ZF Friedrichshafen AG on next-generation SiC-based traction inverter solutions for electric vehicles, leveraging NXP’s GD316x high-voltage isolated gate drivers to enhance efficiency, extend EV range, and reduce system costs for OEMs.
  9. FLO and METRO Inc. are partnering to install at least 500 fast charging ports at over 130 grocery store locations in Quebec and Ontario.
  10. Pearson VUE has been chosen by SAE International to administer its new Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Technician Certification, aimed at addressing the shortage of qualified EV technicians and supporting the expanding EV infrastructure globally.

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