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More than half of 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning reservation holders are first-time EV owners

Last summer, Ford conducted a study on the reservation holders for the all-electric 2022 F-150 Lightning. The findings are surprising because 79 percent of consumers that raised their hand for a Ford F-150 Lightning are new to battery electric vehicles and this will be their first one. More than half–roughly 56 percent–also revealed that the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/9/2021
Watch: Charge Across America EV rally is underway right now

Charge Across America is a cross-country EV rally where 5 teams are competing for glory—- and a $10,000 prize — while helping promote the usability of modern EVs, while also highlighting areas that need improved. The rally is currently still going on, and a full documentary of the experience will air on network television. We […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/7/2021
Ford Pro pilot program will help companies integrate the E-Transit into their fleets

Ford is launching a pilot program for its all-electric E-Transit commercial van to see how businesses integrate the vehicle into their fleet. Through its Ford Pro division, companies like Penske Truck Leasing and National Grid have taken delivery of early production units to deploy in their operations. Both have ordered the Ford E-Transit, the first […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/5/2021
Ford F-100 Eluminator Concept packs new crate EV motor you can buy now

Ford has gone all-in on EV customization through its Ford Performance Parts division and it’s showing an electric crate motor at the 2021 SEMA show. Based on a vintage 1978 F-100 pickup, the Ford F-100 Eluminator Concept demonstrates the wide range of possibilities with electrified powertrains. This show car uses the same two electric motors […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/3/2021
Ford shows off customized electrified vehicles at the 2021 SEMA Show

The 2021 SEMA Show always has interesting custom-built vehicles whether it’s from a manufacturer or an aftermarket shop. This year, Ford took the opportunity to show off its electrified vehicles including the Mustang Mach-E, F-150 Hybrid, and Maverick. That’s on top of the custom Ranger, Super Duty, and Mustang Coupes that it brought alongside the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/3/2021
Watch: We go hands on — we mean hands off — with Ford’s BlueCruise in the Mustang Mach-E GT

We’ve tested the new Ford Mustang Mach-E GT in the cliffs around San Francisco for our first drive review. We’ve taken a Mach-E GT Performance Edition to the drag strip to test its performance. But there’s one other feature that’s relatively new from Ford that we haven’t tested yet: BlueCruise. Ford’s BlueCruise technology is a […]

by Chad Kirchner
11/1/2021
2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid is officially the most efficient hybrid truck on the market

The 2022 Ford Maverick Hybrid’s EPA fuel economy estimates have been announced and it is now the most efficient hybrid pickup on the market. According to the EPA, the compact truck is good for 42/33/37 mpg city/highway/combined, which puts it on par with many compact crossovers. With its 13.8-gallon fuel tank, the Maverick Hybrid is […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/21/2021
Watch: We take a Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition to the drag strip and track battery performance

Recently, we had a chance to take a 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition to the drag strip and go all out to see how the performance electric from Ford held up over repeated runs. National Trails Raceway in Hebron, Ohio was our test site for the event, and even though it was an […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/19/2021
Ford will transform Halewood facility into EV components center

Ford Europe has announced that it will turn its facility in Halewood, United Kingdom into a center building components for battery-electric vehicles. This £230 ($315.6 million) investment is the latest in the Blue Oval’s global electrification offensive. The Halewood site currently builds transmissions and will transition to making power units for EVs in mid-2024. This […]

by Stefan Ogbac
10/18/2021
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT and GT Performance Edition first drive review: Boogity boogity

As we near the end of the 2021 calendar year, there are still some folks out there who want to litigate whether or not a Mustang Mach-E is actually a Mustang. It doesn’t matter if that’s what Ford calls it or not, there’s some sort of “heritage” reason why it’s not. For those doubters, we’d […]

by Chad Kirchner
10/11/2021