DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. says engineers have been able to boost the upcoming Mustang Mach-E electric crossover’s fast-charging capabilities on the rear-wheel-drive version by up to 30 percent ahead of its launch this year.
Ford says the electric vehicle’s rwd variant with an extended-range battery will gain 61 miles after 10 minutes plugged into a DC fast charger, up from initial estimates of 47 miles over that period. The all-wheel-drive model with an extended-range battery will gain 52 miles after 10 minutes.
Rwd variants with a standard-range battery will gain 46 miles over that period, while awd models with standard-range batteries will get 42 miles.
“We’ve made it a priority to make it faster to recharge [the] Mustang Mach-E, and we’re continuing to work with providers to ensure even more charge points are available through FordPass to make it easier to recharge,” Mark Kaufman, Ford global director, electrification, said in a statement.
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