In a monumental stride towards a greener future, Ford Pro, the commercial powerhouse of Ford, is all set to redefine the electric vehicle (EV) landscape. With a keen eye on the burgeoning commercial EV sector, Ford Pro has unveiled a series of groundbreaking charging solutions that promise to be a game-changer in the industry. Let’s delve deep into the electrifying details that are setting new benchmarks in the EV world.
A New Dawn in EV Charging Solutions
In a recent revelation, Ford Pro introduced the Series 2 AC Charging Station 80 amp, a marvel in the EV charging domain. This state-of-the-art charging station, coupled with expanded DC Fast Charger options, is designed to meet the multifaceted needs of fleet operators. Here’s a glimpse of what makes this launch a watershed moment in the EV industry:
- Seamless Integration: The charging solutions, in tandem with Ford Pro’s avant-garde charging management software, offer a fully integrated solution that simplifies EV charging for both Ford and non-Ford electric vehicles.
- Expert Consultation: The BEV Fit team at Ford Pro is offering complimentary consultations to help customers navigate through the available incentives and collaborate with local utilities on energy needs.
- Enhanced Security: The new charging station promises enhanced security and access control, facilitated through RFID cards, ensuring a secure and streamlined charging process.
“Our mission? Making the electric shift smooth for businesses, with a laser focus on bespoke commercial charging solutions,” voiced Ted Cannis, the chief at Ford Pro.
Features that Set the Benchmark
The new charging hardware comes with a plethora of features that are set to revolutionize the EV charging experience. Here are some of the standout features:
- Future-Ready Design: The charger is ISO-15118 ready, paving the way for future over-the-air functionality.
- Connectivity Options: Users can enjoy a range of connectivity options including cellular, WiFi, and Ethernet.
- Warranty and Support: The hardware is backed by a 3-year warranty, coupled with round-the-clock tech support.
As we stand on the cusp of an electric revolution, Ford Pro is leading the charge with its innovative and integrated EV charging solutions. With a commitment to facilitating a seamless transition to electric for businesses, Ford Pro is indeed steering us towards a greener and more sustainable future.
References and Facts
Here are some related news and facts about the new line of EV chargers for commercial customers by Ford Pro:
- Ford Pro, the commercial division of Ford, has revealed a new line of charging hardware for operators of commercial electric fleets1.
- The new Series 2 AC Charging Station 80 amp and expanded DC Fast Charger options offer a number of new features designed to meet the needs of fleet operators1.
- Together with Ford Pro’s charging management software, they’re designed to provide “a fully integrated solution that simplifies EV charging for both Ford and non-Ford electric vehicles” 1.
- The Series 2 AC Charging Station 80 amp is now available for pre-order. It offers enhanced security and access control using RFID cards. The new RFID software allows fleet operators to track energy reports through Ford Pro’s charging management software. A detachable cable is designed to speed repairs by avoiding replacement of the entire charging station if a cable or connector is damaged1.
- Ford Pro Charging offers an end-to-end solution including hardware installation and charge management software4.
- Fleet management firm Zeeba plans to add Ford EVs and Ford Pro charging solutions to its offerings. The company will deploy nearly 250 Ford EVs including Mustang Mach-Es, F-150 Lightnings, and E-Transits3.
- Ford has launched its new Ford Charge Station Pro, a bidirectional home charger5.
- Ford Pro has delivered preproduction units of new E-Transit van to selected fleet customers. Penske plans to validate the E-Transit van’s capabilities, driving experience, and charging strategy for rentals to small- and medium-size6.