The Ford electrification strategy is a top priority for the company this year with exciting new projects on the horizon. Efforts to explore emerging technologies have lead to an innovative partnership between Ford and SunPower, creating a smarter and greener way to charge electric vehicles.
The joint venture will bring SunPower’s high efficiency solar technology together with Ford electrified vehicles and product technology. SunPower President and CEO Tom Werner and Ford Associate Director of Global Electrification Infrastructure Mike Tinskey will announce this industry first on Wednesday, August 10, 2011. Following the announcement, Mike and Sunpower’s Ken Fong will link in from California to chat with you and other Ford fans at 5:00 p.m. EST/2:00 p.m. PST.
Do you have questions about how solar technology will help charge your electric vehicle? Learn more about this innovative partnership between SunPower and Ford at the live chat.
Mike has been with Ford since 1991 and led the global Product Planning and Program Management activities for hybrid electric vehicles before taking his current position. He has been integral to planning for the Focus Electric.
Ken is SunPower’s general manager, North American residential and light commercial business unit. Ken brings 25 years of management experience from the consumer technology and solar industries.
Both are excited answer questions regarding Ford electric vehicles and SunPower solar technology.