Comments Ford is preparing to launch its first electric vehicle built to be electric from the ground up: a Mustang-inspired all-electric crossover, and now, the automaker is teasing it as a Tesla Model Y competitor. Last year, Ford said that it was going ‘all-in’ on EVs following the ousting of CEO Mark Fields and appointment of Jim Hackett. Hackett formed a new internal team, called ‘Team Edison’, to oversee electric car programs . He also shifted one-third of internal combustion engine investments to electric cars , but the company is still investing more in the former than the latter. Ford confirmed that its first next-gen electric vehicle will be inspired by the Mustang. They have been teasing the vehicle ever since and they had one more teaser that we missed last week. When Tesla was unveiling Model Y last week, Ford sent out the following tweet: According to an anonymous Ford executive speaking to CNBC , the tweet was directed at Tesla when the company was about to unveil its own electric crossover. At the same time, CNBC talked to Ford President of Global Operations Joe Hinrichs who said that the electric vehicle will be in showrooms around the […]


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