US carmaker Ford to open new vehicle battery R&D center

US-based carmaker Ford is to open a new center to develop, test and build vehicle battery cells and cell arrays at Romulus, in the US state of Michigan, accelerating the company’s research and development into future battery manufacturing, the company has said.

The new center will be called Ford Ion Park and will be part of the company’s renewed commitment to making Michigan a center for its focus on electric vehicles (EVs), it added.

According to Anand Sankaran, Ford Ion Park director, the new lab will help Ford to speed up the battery development...

Published

Andrea Hotter

July 27, 2021

18:58 GMT

New York