In recent years the world of national automotive has changed completely and has transformed into a much greener sector. Electric mobility is confirmation that Spain can be one of the most important countries to enable transformation. This is the case of Ford, which has gone a step further and has announced that it will allocaten much of its final electrification project in the area of the Valencian community.
The firm Ford has announced that for the vehicles that are destined for the European market will be manufactured in the plant of Valencia, where they will be dedicated tonsamblar vehicles based on Ford’s own next-generation electric vehicle architecture. All this will complement the action they are developing in their operations in Cologne, where they are allocating more than 2,000,000,000 dollars.
Ford’s European strategy includes an exciting range of electric vehicles, including an electric version of the popular Ford Puma, and extending its leadership in the commercial vehicle segment with Ford Pro electric vehicles and connected services. By 2026, Ford in Europe plans to sell 600,000 electric vehicles a year.
The President of Ford Europe and Director of Transformation and Quality, Ford Motor Company, Stuart Rowley has acknowledged that the firm has opted for ecology and therefore: “We are accelerating our transformation in Europe, reinventing the way we do business and building a future where incredible vehicles and relentless focus on the customer experience go hand in hand with protecting our planet.”
The decision announced today is the next step towards the completion of a period of in-depth consultations with the teams in Valencia, Spain and Saarlouis, Germany. Ford’s plant in Saarlouis will continue to produce the Ford Focus passenger vehicle, while the company is also evaluating different options and opportunities for the future of the plant.
At Ford they are clear that they will focus on enhancing the company’s long-term future in an ecological and sustainable terrain where there are no carbon emissions. To do this, have decided to divide their movements between Spain and Germany, two of the most important poles of operations in the old continent.