Ford EV Spinoff News: 14 Things for F Stock Investors to Know About the Electric Vehicles Split

Ford (NYSE:F) stock is on the rise Wednesday after the automotive company announced plans to spinoff its electric vehicle (EV) business from its main unit.

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Let’s dive into everything investors need to know about this Ford EV spinoff below!

  • While Ford won’t be splitting its EV business off into its own company, it will become an independent business from its primary vehicle unit.
  • With this reorganization comes names changes as well.
  • The EV unit will go by “Ford Model e” and the legacy automotive unit will be called “Ford Blue.”
  • Ford says that while these two units are separate, they will support each other.
  • Both will also work with Ford Pro, which is a one-stop shop for commercial and government vehicle needs.
  • They’ll also work together with the Ford Drive business unit.
  • This spinoff will have Ford Model e focusing on several aspects connected to EV development.
  • That includes hiring on “software, engineering, design and UX talent.”
  • It will also deal with developing EV tech.
  • Ford Blue will be much closer to the company’s main business.
  • That includes selling vehicles at a profit and gaining customer loyalty.
  • This will have it continuing to focus on internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles.
  • Ford also took time during this announcement to reaffirm its outlook for 2022, explaining it doesn’t expect the reorganization to hurt its business.
  • It also points out that it still intends to reach carbon neutrality by 2050.

F stock is up 5.3% as of Wednesday morning.

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