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2022 Ford Maverick hybrid pickup truck: How we’d spec it

The 2022 Ford Maverick is a bit of a trendsetter. It’s the only truck expected to get 37 mpg combined thanks to its standard hybrid powertrain and the second model to enter the recently revived compact pickup segment alongside the Hyundai Santa Cruz. This vehicle is aimed straight at people who need the capabilities of […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
2022 Ford Maverick vs. 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz: Who leads the compact pickup truck fight?

The compact truck segment has officially been revived and two automakers have jumped at the opportunity to lure consumers wanting a city-friendly pickup. With the 2022 Ford Maverick and 2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz, there are now two options for those wanting the utility of a bed but aren’t willing to move up to a mid-size […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/14/2021
2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup truck’s entry-level trim is the least expensive hybrid you can buy

“Talk to me, Goose!” It’s hard to not think of as many Top Gun references as you can when talking about a pickup truck called Maverick. But if you get past some of the silliness in those references, you’ll see that the 2022 Ford Maverick pickup truck is a segment game changer and further proof […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/8/2021
For Science: Fuel consumption of the 7.2 kW Pro Power Onboard generator in the 2021 Ford F-150 hybrid

An onboard generator on a pickup truck seems like an obvious feature. Until the release of the 2021 Ford F-150, however, such a feature didn’t exist. Touted as one of the main reasons to go with a Ford over the competition, the Pro Power Onboard generator can serve a variety of uses. Some folks will […]

by Chad Kirchner
6/4/2021
Consumers are looking forward to the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning, other electric trucks: Study

A new study from Piplsay has revealed that the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning has consumers excited for electric trucks. Piplsay polled 27,870 Americans nationwide and found that 57 percent are excited about the battery-electric pickup with 32 percent saying they’re most impressed with the Lightning. The survey was conducted from June 1 to 2 on […]

by Stefan Ogbac
6/3/2021
Ford and Lincoln to get electric SUVs: Report

During its Capital Markets Day, Ford announced that its developing two new EV architectures, an RWD/AWD one and another dedicated to full-size trucks. It’s part of a strategy aimed at boosting its global EV offerings to 40 percent by 2030. A report from Automotive News reveals that the RWD/AWD architecture will be used to create […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/26/2021
Ford increases EV Investment to $30 billion by 2025

During its Capital Markets Day, Ford announced that it will increase its investment in electrification to $30 billion through 2025. This includes commitments to battery development, building flexible battery-electric vehicle platforms, and focusing on modular technologies. Ford anticipates that 40 percent of its global vehicle sales to be made up of EVs. To date, the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/26/2021
Ford to introduce two dedicated EV platforms by 2025: Report

Ford is expected to announce on Wednesday that it’s developing two new battery-electric vehicle platforms. According to a report from Reuters, one platform will be built for trucks and large SUVs while the other is for cars and smaller crossovers. The two vehicle architectures are part of a larger, multiyear, multibillion-dollar plan aimed at catching […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/25/2021
2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs. the competition: How does the new Korean player stack up?

It’s no secret that the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 is aimed squarely at the Tesla Model Y. With the E-GMP platform’s ability to DC charge at 400- and 800-volts, and an estimated range of 300 miles in the single-motor version with the 77.4-kWh lithium-ion battery, there’s no denying this crossover’s main bogey. With that said […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021
Ford is working toward an EV-only U.S. lineup: Report

While Ford has not made a formal announcement on going all-electric like crosstown rival General Motors, it appears that it’s going in that direction too. According to a report from Automotive News, Ford is moving toward an electric future but hasn’t committed to a date for when to make the full transition in North America. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/24/2021