Ford Focus Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV)

Lead Participant: Ford Motor Company Limited


Demonstration of electric vehicles to understand customer journeys, charging behaviour, and perceptions using 21 vehicles mostly in the South East of England including working with members of the public in the London Borough of Hillingdon. The data will help to establish the size of the potential market for EVs in the UK and understand any implications for electricity generation and distribution.
The project partners are Ford, SSE, the University of Strathclyde, and the London Borough of Hillingdon.

Lead Participant

Project Cost

Grant Offer



Ford Motor Company Limited, Brentwood, United Kingdom
SSE Plc, Perth, United Kingdom £814,550 £ 392,450
University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom £222,551 £ 222,551




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