Ford has filed a number of trademark purposes over the previous week in regard to electrified vehicles.
The corporate is searching for safety in the U.S. and Europe for the “Mustang Mach-E” title, together with a silver, striped Mustang emblem that is very totally different from the one presently used on its pony vehicles.
AllFordMustangs.com first reported on the purposes, which come as Ford has confirmed that it’s engaged on each a hybrid Mustang and a “Mustang-inspired” all-electric SUV, so it is not clear which one the marks could also be for.
In response to the purposes, the title and emblem could also be used on “motor autos, specifically, electrical autos, passenger cars, vans, sport utility autos, off-road autos, and structural components, fittings, and badges therefor; metallic license plate frames,” which is typical boilerplate, apart from the addition of “electrical autos.”
When it initially introduced plans for the SUV, Ford known as it the Mach 1, however has since mentioned that it may not find yourself being the title for the manufacturing model and final yr filed comparable purposes for simply the “Mach-E” title, with out “Mustang” hooked up.
Each autos are anticipated to be revealed subsequent yr, with the SUV promising excessive efficiency and a spread of 300 miles per cost. Little or no info has been formally launched concerning the hybrid, however a latest patent suggests it may mix a V8 with electrical motors to offer all-wheel-drive, a Mustang first.
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