Ford has, in fact, issuing a recall of 5,000 Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs in Canada. This is over a risk of the glass roof and windshield potentially coming loose and falling off. The weird irony is the automaker had mocked Tesla for the same issue just a year ago.
Ford – Quality of Electric Vehicles
Darren Palmer, last year, the head of development for Ford and Lincoln’s battery-electric vehicle, had made comments about the quality of electric vehicles. The electric vehicle buyers until now had to compromise and accept some “flaws”: “The doors fit properly, the plastics and other materials color-match. Also, the bumpers don’t fall off. Moreover, the roof on the Ford is not coming off when you wash it. In fact, the door handles don’t get stuck in cold weather.
Tesla Model Y Quality Issues
Several of those quality issues have been connected with the band. In fact, the executive did not mention Tesla by name. Precisely, it did come just after weeks of the roof of a Tesla Model Y fell off while driving.
“On certain vehicles, the glass panel of the panoramic sunroof may not be properly attached. In fact, over time, the glass. Actually, over time, the glass could, in fact, become loose and separate from the vehicle.”
Ford is saying that it affects 1,812 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles in Canada. Plus, another 3,178 Mach-Es, Ford says that there’s a similar problem that could result in the windshield coming off:
“On certain vehicles, the windshield may not be properly attached. As a result, the glass can become loose and could separate from the vehicle in a crash.”
In both cases, Ford is, therefore, planning to notify the affected owners, then check the roof and windshield, and also reassemble them with more adhesive if that is needed.