Ford has announced their EV division that has received a brand new name that has outraged Tesla fans.
One thing that has to be understood is that Tesla, unlike most other car manufacturers, has a cult-like following filled with diehard fans and essentially brand-worship. It's quite bizarre, to be honest, but it works incredibly well for Tesla and its accurate brands.
However, other car manufacturers who have also taken upon the manufacturing of electric vehicles have gone one of two ways about it. Either, they have created an entirely new division for their electric vehicle offerings with exclusive EV dealerships and even branding, or they have simply added EVs to their current internal combustion products such as BMW and Volkswagen.
However, Ford is too a leader in the electric vehicle space with popular products such as the Ford Mustang Mach E, Ford F-150 Lightning and the new and upcoming Ford Bronco Lightning. But in Ford's latest news, they have decided to create two separate Ford divisions for their internal combustion cars and another for their electric vehicle offerings.
The standard Ford dealerships and divisions for vehicles such as the Ford Focus, Ford F-150 Raptor, Ford Mustang and others alike, will be a part of the Ford Blue division. The electric vehicle offerings such as the Ford Mustang Mach E, and Lightning offerings will be sold separately in what Ford calls the Ford Model E division.
This announcement has sparked outrage in the Tesla fan community as the name "Model" in cars is considered to be purely Tesla in terms of the Tesla Model 3, Tesla Model Y, Tesla Model S and Tesla Model X.
However, people around the world have immediately said that Ford was the first car company out there to have used the name "Model" in early cars such as the Ford Model T. This, however, has not silenced the outrage as of yet.
On a side note, Tesla nor Ford have taken this fan-based discussion seriously or are even worried about the name clash. After all, it is not FOrd trying to name their cars with the word "Model" like Tesla does, but rather their electric division.
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