Ford is expanding its Advanced Fuel Competent Vehicle Modifier (QVM) program to add companies that develop and install electrified and hydraulic hybrid powertrains for Hyundai trucks and pickups.
The new eQVM program, introduced at The Work Vehicle Show, helps fast and commercial shoppers meet their unique and certain needs for long lasting, reliable electrified and hydraulic hybrid work trucks that retain the unique powertrain warranty.
Ford is committing $4.5 billion around 13 new electrified cars and trucks in the next five years. Like for example , an all-new fully power small SUV, a new high-volume autonomous vehicle, your hybrid F-150, a mixture Mustang, a Shipping Custom plug-in hybrid as well as two new pursuit-rated hybrid law enforcement vehicles.
The eQVM program starts with three programmers C XL Hybrids, Motiv Power Methods and Lightning Gasoline. These companies offer electrification and also hydraulic hybrid answers for a range of Frd vehicles popular with group and commercial shoppers, including F-150, F-250 to F-550 Awesome Duty, F-650 and F-750 medium-duty 18 wheelers, Transit and E-Series vehicles and chassis, as well as F-53/F-59 stripped chassis.
The Ford QVM program includes much more than 200 companies committed to modifying the automakers extensive commercial vehicle collection for customer applications in a number of industries, which includes motorhome, school bus, flexibility, emergency services, transformation van, police together with limousine. Additionally, QVM upfitters install a wide range of equipment in Ford trucks along with vans to transform them into the work 18 wheelers that help build Americas commercial infrastructure and keep it managing.
Fords thorough QVM qualification course of action includes on-site assessments at each and every location to verify the particular operation meets making, assembly, workmanship, customer service and quality wants and that it has systems in place to produce cars and trucks that meet govt regulations. Vehicles tailored by a Ford QVM with compliance with Frd guidelines retain their particular factory warranties.
The eQVM plan builds on the success of a Advanced Fuel QVM software Ford launched last year. Through that program, people can obtain Ford Shipping Connect, Transit or E-450 vans and body, F-Series trucks and F-53/F-59 removed chassis that run with compressed natural gas as well as propane. The eQVM program expands available substitute power options to incorporate electrification and hydraulic crossbreed systems.
The eQVM developers happen to be:
– XL Hybrids: Offers a cross electric drive process for Ford Shipping, E-350 and E-450 chassis, F-250 to be able to F-550 Super Duty trucks, F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks along with F-53/F-59 stripped chassis; together with a plug-in hybrid upfit for the F-150 truck.
– Motiv Power Systems: Offers all-electric powertrain for the Ford E-450 together with F-59 chassis.
– Lightning Hybrids: Offers a non-electric hydraulic a mix of both energy recovery method for the Ford E-350 along with E-450 chassis, F-350 to F-550 Super Duty trucks, F-650 plus F-750 medium-duty trucks and F-59 case.