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Ford Model e is the company’s new division devoted to BEVs

We know Ford’s Ford+ Plan is a comprehensive approach toward going all-in on electrification. It essentially plots the course for the Blue Oval’s future making only battery-electric vehicles. Now, we’re seeing everything unfold and Ford has revealed that its operations will be split into two divisions Ford Model e and Ford Blue. They will join […]

by Stefan Ogbac
3/2/2022
Some Ford F-150 Lightning orders are scheduled to be built as early as mid-April

While the world waits with bated breath (probably not) for Tesla Cybertruck production, the other automobile makers who have said they’re going to are moving forward with their plans to actually put a truck on sale. Today’s example is Ford. When Ford announced the F-150 Lighting, the company said it’d be on sale by the […]

by Chad Kirchner
2/24/2022
2022 Ford E-Transit starts deliveries to customers

The 2022 Ford E-Transit has officially started delivery to customers as production of the van and its batteries ramp up at the Kansas City Assembly Plant. In total, Ford Pro has 10,000 orders for its battery-electric commercial van from businesses of all sizes and is working to increase production capacity to meet demand. Like the […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/8/2022
Using your F-150 Lightning as a generator won’t affect the battery warranty

When Ford announced its 2022 F-150 Lightning, the company hyped up that it supported something called Intelligent Backup Power. Basically, when the power goes out, the truck functions as a generator to power the house. While it some parts of the country, the power seldom goes out, other areas are subject to frequent outages. That […]

by Chad Kirchner
2/2/2022
Ford details partnership with Sunrun for F-150 Lightning’s Intelligent Backup Power

The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is one of the most anticipated new products launches this year. With over 200,000 preorders, this truck is poised to make significant contributions to the move toward electrification. Now, Ford has announced that its all-electric pickup won’t just help you move stuff around or power your tools at work. Yes, […]

by Stefan Ogbac
2/2/2022
2022 Ford E-Transit first drive review: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss, now electric

We readily admit that the hubbub around Ford’s electrification plans is focused around the upcoming F-150 Lighting. As the first mass market electric pickup, it’s obvious it’d be getting the attention. But when it comes to mass market electrification, Ford is hitting a different product first. That product? Transit. Part of a larger consolidation of […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/31/2022
EV 101: Can the Ford F-150 Lightning use a Tesla Supercharger charging station?

You might be considering ordering the hot new electric-powered pickup truck from Ford. It’s the first real, mass produced, non-premium electric pickup truck on sale in the United States, and they’ll soon be everywhere. When you get you, you might be thinking about where you’ll charge it. You might have even noticed when driving around […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/14/2022
Ford attempting to crack down on dealership shenanigans regarding the F-150 Lightning

The Ford F-150 Lighting is going to be an incredibly popular vehicle when it comes out later this spring. Dealerships know that, and some are doing less than savory things to try to drive up their revenue. One of the things some places has attempted is by adding an additional reservation fee on top of […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/7/2022
CES 2022 confirms EVs are coming whether you like it or not

EVs are coming, whether you like it or not. If you’re reading this site, you presumably already know that, but this latest CES in Las Vegas — and virtually — pretty much confirms our electron future of transportation. GM took the opportunity to show off an electric Silverado. When you add that to the electric […]

by Chad Kirchner
1/7/2022
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning production will nearly double to 150,000 units annually

Thanks to high customer demand, the production of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning will be double than originally anticipated. Ford announced that it will increase capacity to 150,000 units per year at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center to meet demand. It has also invited the first wave of reservation holders to start placing their orders […]

by Stefan Ogbac
1/4/2022