Ford's F-150 plant ceases production due to core shortage; Ford announces 2035 carbon emission reduction target

publish_time: 2021.04.01

  Biden's infrastructure plan will promote the development of electric vehicles and clean energy


  On March 31, U.S. President Joe Biden (Joe Biden) announced a $2.25 trillion infrastructure and stimulus plan, calling for full investment in electric vehicles, renewable energy and power grids to incentivize the U.S. economy to respond to climate change at the same time.


  Many Ford factories have stopped production due to chip shortages


  On March 31, Ford stated that due to semiconductor shortages, F-150 production at its Dearborn, Michigan truck plant will be suspended for two weeks from April 5, and on April 26, May 10, and 5. Overtime work will be cancelled in the weeks corresponding to June 31 and June 21; Ford Kansas City Automobile Plant will also suspend production for several weeks in the future.


  Ford announces 2035 carbon reduction target


  On March 31, Ford Motor announced its new short-term sustainable development goals, hoping to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of its global business by 76% compared to 2017 by 2035, and reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of its cars by 2035. A 50% reduction in 2019 aims to achieve the goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.


  Tesla's Texas Gigafactory will employ more than 10,000 people next year


  Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that by the end of 2022, the Texas Gigafactory will require more than 10,000 people. Chris Reilly, Tesla's director of recruitment and employee development, said that Tesla is working with local schools with the goal of hiring high school graduates so that they can continue their studies while working in the factory.


  Rivian battery warranty exceeds Tesla


  On March 31, Rivian announced its car warranty information, including electric car battery packs that consumers care about most. Rivian's battery pack warranty period is 8 years / 175,000 miles, including all components in the battery pack module, such as the cooling system, which exceeds the warranty mileage of Tesla cars.


  NHTSA urges car owners to park some general-purpose commercial vehicles in open spaces to prevent fires


  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated that owners of approximately 10,000 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vehicles should park their cars away from houses, buildings and other flammable materials because of the risk of fire during the recall for repairs.


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