Ford Hires Former Tesla Engineering Director Alan Clarke
Ford has recruited former Tesla engineering director Alan Clarke as it continues its push into the electric vehicle space.
Clarke brings with him a wealth of experience in the automotive industry, particularly at Tesla. While working for the world’s largest EV manufacturer, Clarke served as a senior design engineer on the Model S between September 2009 and January 2012 before acting as senior manager of new programs engineering between January 2012 and October 2017. He then became the director of new programs engineering and retained this role until January 2022.
Prior to joining Tesla, Clarke had worked at Honda Performance Development as a chassis development engineer for the ARX 02A P1 and ARX 01b P2 prototypes that raced in the American Le Mans Series.