Plug-in Vehicle Behaviors: An Analysis Of Charging And Driving Behavior Of Ford Plug-in Electric Vehicles (Electric Vehicles: Everything is Changing. USA 2016)

Mr Daniel Boston, Electrification & EV Infrastructure Engineer
Ford Motor
United States


IDTechEx Show! USA Presentation - Ford Motor*
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Presentation Summary

This presentation discusses the charging and driving behavior data collected from thousands of North American Ford full battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) whose owners utilize the MyFord Mobile smart phone app, thus enabling collection of aggregated data for analysis. Insights which will be reviewed include charging frequency, electric vehicle miles travelled (eVMT), seasonal effects, and other parameters.

Speaker Biography (Daniel Boston)

Danny Boston started working full-time at Ford Motor Company in August 2014 after having completed a summer internship in 2013. During that time he has worked on home/vehicle energy modeling in support of the MyEnergi Lifestyle integration project, data analytics using electric vehicle customer utilization data from the MyFord Mobile app for policy and vehicle design development and several of the company's new mobility experiments highlighted in the Ford Consumer Electronic Show Keynote Address. Danny received his MS in Mechanical Engineering from Georgia Tech, where he worked in the Sustainable Design Laboratory, in part focused on Ford-sponsored projects, and his BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of South Florida.

Company Profile (Ford Motor Company)

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Ford Motor Company is a global automotive and mobility company based in Dearborn, Michigan. With about 203,000 employees and 67 plants worldwide, the company's core business includes designing, manufacturing, marketing and servicing a full line of Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, as well as Lincoln luxury vehicles. To expand its business model, Ford is aggressively pursuing emerging opportunities with investments in electrification, autonomy and mobility. Ford has nearly two decades of experience in electrification and today is America's top-selling plug-in hybrid brand and second best seller in overall electrified vehicle sales.
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