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Ford joins First Movers Coalition to push for zero-emissions technologies

Ford announced it has joined the First Movers Coalition, a global movement to use purchasing power and the supply chain to support early market innovations for clean energy technologies. The Blue Oval currently has the largest production footprint in the United States where it employs more hourly workers than any other auto manufacturer. Ford has […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/26/2022
Ford Pro is leading the way in helping save the power grid

Electric companies aren’t known to be the best companies when it comes to public perception. When the power goes out, you realize how fragile the grid actually is. There have been some big grid issues in the news recently, including a failure in Texas during an ice storm, and an equipment failure that caused a […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/23/2022
Ford Pro announces two new collaborations with Wilbur-Ellis and PG&E

Ford Pro, Ford’s commercial vehicle arm, has announced that it will collaborate with Wilbur-Ellis, and Pacific Gas and Electricity Company (PG&E). Both partnerships will add Ford battery-electric vehicles, Ford Pro charging solutions, charging software, and telematics systems to their respective fleets. A recent survey conducted by Ford Pro revealed that nearly three-quarters of businesses feel […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/23/2022
Ted Cannis isn’t Ford Pro’s CEO, he’s Ford Pro’s DM

“Strong opinion, loosely held.” Standing in the warm, California sun, with sunglasses reflecting the rows of grape plants strung in the distance, ridiculously perfect hair blowing in the Sonoma County breeze, Ford Pro CEO Ted Cannis is reflecting on the question of the ages, “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” Of course he says it […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/23/2022
Ford E-Transit Custom officially revealed for Europe

Ford has officially revealed its second battery-electric commercial vehicle, the E-Transit Custom. Slotting below the larger standard E-Transit, the E-Transit Custom is part of a four-vehicle offensive. It will be sold under the Ford Pro division, which has seamlessly integrated its telematics software into the vehicle. This means everything from charging, service, and financing solutions […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/14/2022
Reminder: You don’t have to pay $145,309 for a new F-150 Lightning

In the United States, prices quoted by the manufacturer are Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. That “suggested” part is key, and how franchised dealerships can charge whatever they want for a new car, regardless of what the brand would like them to sell it at. On a hot new product, especially one that has 200,000 preorders […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/13/2022
Can’t charge your EV with the Ford F-150 Hybrid or Lightning? Here’s why

If you follow our coverage, you know that early on after Ford started shipping the F-150 Hybrid with Pro Power Onboard we attempted to charge up our long-term Tesla Model 3 using the generator and the Tesla mobile charging adapter. It worked flawlessly. For reference, the F-150 Hybrid’s 7.2 kW onboard generator can output 3,600 […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/11/2022
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning first drive review: Denis Leary would approve

For what seemed like the longest time, Ford employed Denis Leary to provide the voice-over for its commercials. Some of them were quite memorable, and his name became synonymous with Ford F-Series and work. Today, the F-Series looks a bit different. Especially with the F-150, which now comes in an all electric version called Lightning. […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/11/2022
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning ships with more power and capability than initially projected

Deliveries of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning are about to start and it turns out the truck has more horsepower than initially projected! The original estimates were 426 hp for the standard range battery and 563 hp for the extended range pack. Now, Ford has revealed the final output for both versions and it’s quite […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/9/2022
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning production has officially started

Production of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning has officially started at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Michigan. This starts the official series build that is going to customers who preordered the all-electric pickup, which will start at $41,669 for the base standard range version. “Today we celebrate the Model T moment for the 21st […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/29/2022