No Ford 600-mile EVs, MCS vs. hydrogen, AM radio in EVs: Right this moment’s Automobile Information

Ford says sufficient is sufficient with the vary race and stands behind effectivity and viability. AM radio in EVs seems to be secure for now. And is megawatt charging a menace to hydrogen fuel-cell tech? This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Studies. 

As Ford CEO Jim Farley defined earlier this week, as a part of its effort to manage prices and construct higher EVs, the automaker is solely attempting to make use of the smallest battery for aggressive vary. Meaning Ford isn’t going to go to 600 miles of vary in its EVs. 

Whereas enthusiasm for hydrogen fuel-cell passenger autos has waned, it seems poised for a brand new push in semis and different heavy-duty vehicles. Will megawatt charging successfully nix hydrogen and its prime benefit which up till now has been refueling time?

And what’s all of the fuss over AM radio in EVs? Some automakers say it’s electrical interference; some say no person’s listening to AM anyway; others level to the dearth of AM radio in Europe. Both method, Ford yesterday determined it wasn’t a combat price preventing and agreed to deliver again AM radio in its EVs.


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