EV charging infrastructure ford blue oval program

Project Background

The Ford Motor Company has introduced the BlueOval™ Charging Network, encompassing over 84,000 units of EV Charging Infrastructure strategically positioned across Ford dealerships in North America.

This innovative program empowers EV users to effortlessly find and access charging facilities across the country. Ford’s expanding network guarantees convenient, on-the-go charging access to a wide range of public EV charging stations, facilitating an efficient electric vehicle charging experience.

Project Approach: EV Charging Infrastructure

Star Lake Ford selected Eco Engineering as the EPC partner to support a complex EV charging infrastructure installation within Ford’s corporate BlueOval™ Program.

Project Solution: EV Charging Infrastructure

Eco Engineering, leveraging extensive project experience, proposed an innovative approach. This involved upfront material ordering and design, and deferring labor until Ford’s corporate procedures unfolded. This strategy, coupled with meticulous project management, secured Star Lake Ford’s trust and approval:

*Read our blog highlighting the benefits and challenges of EV Charging for business owners.

Project Cost Savings

Through diligent value engineering, Eco Engineering successfully optimized the project cost and delivered a solution within Star Lake dealership’s $1.2 million budget allocated by Ford corporate, with an estimated final cost of $700,000*, saving and estimated $500,000*.

  • Average Rebate:
    • Estimated $4,000 Per Plug*
      (varies by state/region)
  • EV Project Savings:
    • Estimated $500,000*
      (final amount subject to change)

Dealership Benefits

By integrating EV charging infrastructure, dealerships not only unlock new revenue streams but also enhance their brand visibility and attract eco-conscious customers.

  • Opportunity for added revenue by adding VE charging infrastructure.
  • EV Charging unit can display the dealership’s chosen branding.
  • Dealership listed on Google Maps for EV charging location, increasing visibility and credibility.

The BlueOval™ Charging Network by Ford Motor Company is revolutionizing the EV charging landscape and Eco Engineering is successfully partnering to optimize project costs for Star Lake Ford Dealership in Burgettstown, PA.

*Learn More about Ford BlueOval™ Charging Network.

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