Ford has formed a team named “Team Edison” to accelerate global development of electric vehicles, Reuters has reported. The group will be based in the Detroit area and work with regional Ford vehicle electrification teams in China and Europe. In the process, it will identify and develop electric-vehicle partnerships with other companies, including suppliers.
The government all over the world over is planning to shift to electric vehicles gradually phasing out internal combustion engine powered vehicles, China, India, France and the United Kingdom have already announced their plans for this. The automakers like Tesla, GM, Volvo, Volkswagen, Nissan, JLR are, therefore, making strategies to gain maximum from this rise in demand and have launched or are in the process of launching electric vehicles.