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Ford will not make electric car in India, company changed its decision after application in PLI scheme – News

According to the report, Ford said in a statement, “After careful review, we have decided not to pursue EV manufacturing for export from any Indian plant. We are pleased to approve our proposal under production linked incentives.” Grateful to the government for this.”

Ford stopped production last year

Let us tell you, Ford India has stopped the production of vehicles in India. The company had announced to stop production of vehicles at both its plants in India from September last year. At the same time, the company is also going to stop production of engines exported from India in the first quarter of the current financial year.

Ford will not make electric cars in India, after applying in PLI scheme, the company changed its decision

The company had said after the announcement of discontinuing production that it would export cars to India. The company said in a statement that it will sell ready-made units of electric cars in India to be manufactured in any other country. The company is also looking to sell its existing factories in the country along with Tata Motors and Hyundai, who are reportedly interested in acquiring the plants.

Ford will not make electric cars in India, after applying in PLI scheme, the company changed its decision

Following Ford Motors’ decision to cease production in India last year, Tata Motors had shown interest in buying the company’s Sanand plant. Ford Motors had invested Rs 4,500 crore in the Sanand plant. The capacity of this plant of Ford Motors was to manufacture 2.5 lakh to 2.7 lakh engines every year.

Ford will not make electric car in India, company changed its decision after application in PLI scheme

Ford is selling the Mustang Mach-e, an electric variant of its popular Mustang sedan, in the international markets. The design of the Ford Mustang Match-E is based on the Ford Mustang. It has been given the design of a coupe sports car similar to the Mustang. This powerful electric car has been given fox grille, LED headlight and taillight unit, dual tone roof, handle less doors and alloy wheels.

Ford will not make electric car in India, company changed its decision after application in PLI scheme

Powerful range of 480 kms

The Ford Mustang Match-E is great in range and power figure too. According to the information, a battery of 68kWh capacity has been given in it, which can be increased to 88kWh. The car comes in rear wheel drive with smaller battery and all-wheel drive option with bigger battery. With the smaller battery, the car gives a range of 370km while with the bigger battery its range is up to 483km.

Ford will not make electric car in India, company changed its decision after application in PLI scheme

The company claims that the performance of the Mustang Match-E is no less than a sports car. Basically, it will offer the same performance as a sports car in an electric powertrain. With the standard pack of batteries, it churns out 270 Bhp of power and 430Nm of peak torque. At the same time, it can give torque of 580Nm in all wheel drive option. This car can accelerate from 0 to 96 km / h in just 3.8 seconds.

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