Ford begins construction on its largest auto production complex ever

Less than a year since Ford and SK On announced their joint venture to invest $5.6 billion in West Tennessee, the American automaker has broken ground at BlueOval City as it begins construction on its largest, most advanced auto production complex in its history. BlueOval City will be home to an all-new electric truck and […]

by Jason Siu
What adapter do I need to connect to the Ford F-150 Pro Power Onboard generator?

One of the coolest features of the 2021 Ford F-150, in addition to the hybrid added to the lineup, is the onboard power generator. Ford calls it Pro Power Onboard, and it can produce up to 7.2 kW of electricity if it’s equipped to the hybrid version of the truck. At first glance, the power […]

by Chad Kirchner
Ford Pro’s insane Electric Supervan is testing on the Nurburgring

Ford Pro is putting an electric stamp on the Supervan nameplate to demonstrate what’s possible with a bit of engineering creativity. The Ford Pro Electric Supervan started its life as an E-Transit Custom but looks much more like a race car in its current form. And it should, considering it accelerates from zero-to-60 mph in […]

by Jason Siu
Ford Pro wants to make managing small fleets easier, including E-Transits and Lightning Pros

Today, Ford Pro announced a new suite of fleet management solutions that is designed to make it easier for small business owners to manage their fleet of vehicles. Just like those fleets are turning to modern EVs to satisfy their vehicle needs with the Ford E-Transit and F-150 Lightning Pro, the American automaker wants to […]

by Jason Siu
Ford BlueCruise 1.2 adds hands-free lane changing and more

Ford’s BlueCruise 1.2 system is set to arrive on new vehicles leaving the factory this fall, starting with the 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E. As the American automaker continues to improve its ADAS to deliver more human-like driving performance, the next-generation system will add three main new features: Lane Change Assist, Predictive Speed Assist, and In-Lane […]

by Jason Siu
That new gas powered, V8 Mustang with a manual transmission? You can thank the Mach-E for that

The upcoming Detroit Auto Show isn’t going to set the world on fire, but there is a product that is going to debut there that enthusiasts will appreciate. The next generation, gasoline-powered, manual-equipped Ford Mustang coupe is set to bow in a few weeks. Why? Because the Mustang Mach-E. It’s amazing to me that we’re […]

by Chad Kirchner
Ford eliminating 3,000 jobs to fund EV investments

Ford confirmed on Monday it’s cutting 3,000 jobs to help fund a $50 billion investment in electric vehicles. In order to slash costs while the company transitions from internal combustion to battery propulsion systems, the automaker plans to eliminate 2,000 salaried workers and 1,000 contract employees this week. Most of the positions getting cut are […]

by Miranda Richardson
By 2025, Ford vehicle manufacturing in Michigan will only use carbon-neutral electricity

Ford is taking a significant step toward becoming carbon neutral by 2050. On Wednesday, the automaker, in partnership with DTE Energy, announced it will soon be buying enough carbon-free, locally produced electricity to power all its operations in Michigan, from manufacturing plants to its corporate headquarters to research and development facilities. By the year 2025, […]

by Craig Cole
Ford F-150 Lightning gets price hike, increased range

The Ford F-150 Lightning order books are open again, but if you’ve been patiently waiting for an opportunity to order this all-electric pickup, we have some bad news. The American automaker is adjusting  increasing the MSRP anywhere from $6,000 to $8,500 based on the trim. The XLT High/Extended Range and Lariat Extended Range sees the […]

by Jason Siu
F-150 Lightning tow and charge: How far you can go and how long it’ll take

Pickup trucks are often tasked with a variety of jobs. The exception of what a truck should be capable of doing far exceeds that of a sports car. So an electric pickup truck will be held to similar standards. Additionally, unlike a gas-powered truck, an electric truck will need to be recharged. Depending on the […]

by Chad Kirchner