Earlier this week in Detroit, our reporters Peter Behr and Jeffrey Tomich caught up with Darren Palmer. Palmer is a head of global product development at Ford Motor Co., specifically electric vehicles for the Ford and Lincoln marques.
Ford is making an $11 billion bet that it can sell electric vehicles not just with clean credentials, but with sex appeal. A consummate salesman, Palmer dropped some hints about how Ford's future EVs will differ from the cars we know today.
He said that when you stomp the accelerator pedal in a future Ford, you'll feel it in your — well, let's just say it's a part of the anatomy you wouldn't expect.