Ford to Go All Electric in Europe by 2030

FRANKFURT, Germany — Ford announced a major push into electric vehicles in Europe, vowing to convert its entire passenger car lineup on the continent to electrics by 2030.

Ford will spend $1 billion to revamp its factory in Cologne, Germany, and make it a base for production of zero local-emission cars using Volkswagen’s mechanical framework, Stuart Rowley, president of Ford of Europe, said during an online news conference Feb. 17.