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 £3,176,700 £ 1,530,534


University of Strathclyde Viz Royal College of Science & Technology, Glasgow £222,551 £ 222,551
SSE PLC, Perth, United Kingdom £814,550 £ 392,450


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