January 31, 2023

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Ford expands UK/Europe charger network

The quantity of chargers accessible to electrical car or truck drivers on Ford’s BlueOval network has greater all over again subsequent the addition of GeniePoint.

Ford’s new offer with EQUANS, which owns and operate GeniePoint, usually takes the network to 16,000 Uk charge points moreover 300,000 throughout Europe.

The ongoing expansion of the BlueOval charging community, accessible via the Ford Move app, comes in advance of this year’s arrival of the performance model of the Mustang Mach-E and new E-Transit van.

Ford promises the E-Transit “sets a new benchmark for EV efficiency, worth and possession with a 196-mile vary van, a forecast 40% reduction in working prices and ‘Ford Pro’ back again-up on charging, services, telematics and fleet intelligence.

Other BlueOval cost network end users include the standard Mach-E released very last 12 months, in addition Kuga motor vehicle and Transit/Tourneo Custom van plug-in hybrids.

GeniePoint, the 3rd greatest immediate charging community in the Uk, has 500 swift cost points which can now be positioned, monitored and paid out for in just the Ford Go application. Past yr Pulse, the major community charging network in the United kingdom, was also built-in.

Tim Nicklin, Ford’s electrification supervisor, claimed: “Key to this roll-out is offering customers with a supporting infrastructure and now, collectively with GeniePoint, we proceed our commitment to match much more electrified automobiles with sufficient spots to cost them.”

Mustang Mach-E entrepreneurs enjoy 5 year’s totally free obtain to the BlueOval demand network as well as one year’s discounted Ionity and BP Pulse energy costs in the British isles versus the operators’ usual pay as you go charges.