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Foxconn’s EV brand introduces Model V electric pickup truck, small hatchback model

Foxconn has announced two more vehicles for Foxtrona fledgling electric vehicle brand launched a year ago by the Taiwanese contract manufacturing giant during the annual Hon Hai Technology Day.

The two vehicles include the Model V pickup truck and the Model B compact hatchback. The company previewed both teaser videos and confirmed the reveal for this year’s Hon Hai Technology Day, scheduled for October 18. .

Foxconn is brief on details but describes the pickup as “Taiwan’s first self-designed and developed multi-function electric pickup truck.”

It’s hard to judge from the trailer, but the Model V seems to be a mid-size pickup. It also appears to have a conventional brake rotor and no motor in the wheel Durable electric pickup that Foxconn will soon be building for EV startup Lordstown at a factory in Ohio.

The Model B is a handsome hatch with a C-pillar design that looks like it was borrowed from the Volkswagen ID.3 compact hatch sold abroad. Foxconn says Model B is based on private modular EV platform announced for the first time in 2020.

The platform also underpins a Model C crossover and Model E sedan, both of which were introduced last year along with a Model T bus. The timing and market availability for the vehicles has not yet been determined. announced.

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Indi One

In addition to electric vehicles from Foxconn’s Foxtron brand, Foxconn also plans to produce electric vehicles under contract. Some of these will be built at the old GM plant in Ohio, acquired by Foxconn from Lordstown last year. Foxconn will use the plant to build the aforementioned Lordstown Endurance pickup, as well as a vehicle codenamed Project PEAR for Fiskerand a tractor for electric farm equipment company Monarch.

Foxconn this week also announced it will build prototypes for the One compact sedan from EV startup Indi at its Ohio plant. If Indi finds success with the development of the One, Foxconn said it is also open to building examples of contract customers.


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