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Ford plans new EV to rival Tesla Model 3, Chevy Bolt

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Ford CEO Mark Fields yesterday announced during a first-quarter earnings conference call that the company is indeed working on a new electric car to replace the Focus Electric and rival the upcoming Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt. 

Little is known about the vehicle, which could be called “Model E” as Ford has a pending trademark application on that name. It would likely be manufactured starting in 2019 at a new Mexican plant that Ford announced earlier this month. 

Look for a range of about 320 kilometres just like the Bolt and Model 3. We’ll let you know as soon as we have further details.