Ford (F) - Get Report said it's rolling out an electric-vehicle charging network for the public and will team up with Amazon.com's (AMZN) - Get Report home services business to offer installation of home charging setups.
Ford is offering its EV customers more than 12,000 places to charge, including fast charging, and more than 35,000 charge plugs. The automaker also will provide two years of free access to the electric charging network.
In a press release, Ford described its move as "North America's largest electric vehicle public charging network" that's "addressing a big concern for those switching to all-electric cars."
Ford rose 0.55% in premarket trading to $9.12. Amazon gained 1.1% to $1,797.06.