As per the data collected through MyFord Mobile, Ford plug-in hybrid vehicles chalk up an immense amount of electric-only miles per day, enough to travel around the world almost eight times. Ford continues to put in more energy in improving the standards and it is widely expected that this number will increase with the passage of time, while the company’s exclusive feature MyFord Mobile will help ameliorate the driving habits.
Apart from MyFord Mobile, which is available on Ford’s plug-in vehicles, other features like Fusion Energi, Focus Electric and C-Max have played a vital role in collecting this data, which shows that the company’s plug-in hybrids are currently being driven in excess of 8,400 miles every hour, which is approximately 203,000 electric miles per day.
Ford’s global director of vehicle electrification and infrastructure, Mike Tinskey is ecstatic with the figures and understands that these statistics will immensely help the company to make improvements in the quality of vehicles.
Tinskey feels that one of the major positives of the current situation is that Ford does not have to rely on projections in the presence of real customer data, which provides the company a clear picture of how the cars are performing on the roads and how they are being used; this results in guiding them about their strengths and weaknesses.
Users can find MyFord Mobile on the Google Play Store as well as at the Apple App Store. Using an embedded AT&T wireless module, users can link it up with their cars to have remote communication with their vehicle. This app helps users minimize the operating cost and maximize the utility. With every Ford electrified vehicle, a customer gets wireless service subscription for multiple years.
Tinskey is quite satisfied with the performance of the plug-in hybrids as the drivers complete most trips using electricity only.
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