In addition to the livestream and media drives/information we’ve been given, Ford has released some footage of the vehicle and we’ve assembled a YouTube video running down the key points of the electric crossover SUV.
Ford’s Mustang Mach E electric crossover SUV gets unveiled tonight in Los Angeles, in advance of the LA Auto Show. Electrek is at the event and will bring you full coverage of everything you need to know about the car here.
The list of EVs getting unveiled in Los Angeles this week is not as long as in previous years. But the importance of those vehicles is extraordinary. The week starts with the wraps coming off the Ford Mustang Mach-E. And it ends with the first look of the Tesla Cybertruck. It’s a big week for EVs. Here are a few of the highlights from the 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Manufacturers love to bring their electric concepts to California, and this year was no different. Most manufacturers had at least one plug-in model of some sort, either for sale or as a concept. There were a lot of impressive displays…and some a little less so.
Impressive: Chevy, Tesla, Hyundai, Jaguar, Zelectric, the Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and the Cadillac CT6.
Conflicted: MINI’s Countryman Plug-In Hybrid.
Disappointing: Ford, VW/Audi, and of course every manufacturer with no plug-in models on display (Land Rover, GMC, Dodge, SRT, Jeep, Ram, Mazda, Lexus, Infiniti, Acura, Maserati, Alfa Romeo and Buick).
Check under the break for the gallery and some short impressions.
(Missing from the gallery – “Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive” Plug-In Hybrid, and any others they may have been showing (the 918 perhaps?), because Porsche’s booth was in a separate area which I missed, and a full-body photo of the Prius Prime Plug-In Hybrid because the photo I took of it was unfortunately out-of-focus)
Yesterday, Audi of America President Scott Keogh held a presentation at the LA Auto Show and he made some interesting comments about the brand’s effort in the electric vehicle space and the future of EVs in general.
Keogh said he expects Audi’s e-tron models, all-electric and plug-in hybrid drivetrains, will represent 25% of all the company’s sales over the next decade. Expand Expanding Close
Luxury carmaker BMW has orders for nearly 10,000 of its i3 electric cars, the first of which were delivered in Germany last week, the company’s global sales chief, Ian Robertson, said at the Los Angeles Auto Show on Wednesday.
Robertson also said the BMW i8 plug-in hybrid sports car due to be introduced in mid-2014 has sold out for its first year of availability. He did not say how many the company will sell in that first year.