Ford Expands Engineering Space for Electric-Drive Vehicle Development

285,000 square feet space has been allotted for more than 1000 engineers that are working for the production of hybrid vehicles, electric cars and fuel efficient engines.

Published: 06-Apr-2012

Just like many other automobile companies in the market, Ford has also decided to start producing electric and hybrid vehicles. There is huge demand of fuel efficient cars in market at the moment. Keeping this thing in mind, Ford is creating more work space for its teams that are working on the production of electric vehicles and fuel saving engines.

The advanced engineering center created in Dearborn has been divided into sections and a 285,000 square feet space has been allotted for more than 1000 engineers that are working for the production of hybrid vehicles, electric cars and fuel efficient engines. This team is called sustainable mobility technologies team by Ford.

These engineers are not working alone but they are a part of the team that is also working on Ford’s EcoBoost turbocharged gasoline engines as well. In last five years, the size of the team has doubled.

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