Ford Motor Company recently revealed the all-new E‑Tourneo Courier in Copenhagen, Denmark, the next step in its aim to produce nine all-electric passenger and commercial vehicles in Europe by 2024 and sales of all zero-emissions vehicles in the region by 2035.
Arriving in 2024 for customers across Europe, the all-electric Tourneo Courier follows the EcoBoost gas‑engine Tourneo Courier, opening for order this summer with initial deliveries before year’s end.
The E-Tourneo Courier SUV features a refined all-electric driveline: a 100 kW (136 PS) e‑motor, further enhanced using a selectable one-pedal driving mode, according to Ford.
The vehicle offers both 11 kW AC and 100 kW DC charging options, A typical overnight AC charge from 10-100% takes 5.7 hours. Ford software and the BlueOval Charge Network, set to include 500,000 chargers by 2024, also facilitate public charging. At a DC fast charger, customers can add 87 km range in 10 minutes, and charge from 10-80% in under 35 minutes.
The new E-Tourneo can carry five adults and their luggage with a 60-40 split rear bench offering 44% more cargo space than the outgoing Tourneo Courier. Other features include a suite of driver assistance systems, including a mode choice of Normal, Eco or Slippery driver modes.
The onboard digiboard” instrument panel features a full digital instrument cluster and SYNC 4 infotainment controlled via the large 12‑inch touchscreen. The fully connected cabin offers wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay integration, as well as a phone charging. Over-the-air updates can improve functionality without visiting a dealership.
The E-Tourneo Courier will be produced in Craiova, Romania, from the second half of 2024, with the Ford Puma crossover set to offer an EV variant by 2024.
“Exciting new products like E‑Tourneo Courier are the future of Ford in Europe … Our new all-electric multi-activity vehicle is the latest demonstration of our multi-billion dollar global push to scale EV production and deliver connected, must-have vehicles for our customers,” said Martin Sander, general manager, Ford Model e, Europe.
Ford is investing $50 billion globally through 2026 to achieve a targeted run rate of more than 2 million all-electric vehicles by the end of that year.
Originally posted on Global Fleet Management