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Ford’s F-150 Lightning is the most significant product reveal so far this year

There are a ton of new electric vehicles in the pipeline. Even if the United States is slower to adopt electrification than the rest of the world, the benefits of going electric are becoming clearer and clearer to more people. But up until now, most of what we’ve seen have been smaller segment products. Yes, […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/16/2021
Ford adding Amazon Alexa to more vehicles, launches Power-Ups, introduces new app for Mach-E

As Ford adds its newest infotainment to more and more vehicles, those vehicles become connected in a way that no Ford has been before. One of the advantages to this is that the company can push over-the-air updates to keep the software fresh, roll out fixes, and more. But that’s just the tip of the […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/13/2021
All-electric Ford F-150 EV now officially has a name, debut date set

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you know that Ford is working on an all-electric F-150 go on sale in the middle of 2022. We can all agree that F-150 EV is a lame name for a vehicle, so what on Earth is Ford going to call it? Lightning. It’s […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/10/2021
Ford and Mazda’s future electrified offerings take aim at the Subaru Outback and its dominance

It’s no secret that many automakers want to replicate Subaru’s success with the Outback. No other wagon sells in higher numbers and because it’s tall, rugged, and practical, it appeals to so many consumers. That includes enthusiasts, many of which turn their Outback’s into rugged outdoor utility vehicles to go just about anywhere they please. […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/5/2021
Ford E-Transit starts at $43,295, registration now open

Ford has officially opened the registration website for its E-Transit battery-electric commercial van ahead of order banks opening in July. The van will cost $43,295 for a cutaway model and will go up to $52,690 for the high-roof extended wheelbase cargo van. Ford says that in North America, 450 commercial customers include 200 fleet and […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/4/2021
Ford doubles down on solid-state battery development, boosts investment in Solid Power

Ford has announced an increased investment in Solid State, a leader in the development of solid-state batteries for electric vehicles. This is the second time the Blue Oval has backed Solid State after it first gave the company funding back in 2019. This time, Ford will contribute $130 million to Solid State, which is also […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/3/2021
2021 Ford F-150 hybrid gets useful new Onboard Scale and Smart Hitch technology, plus more

“How much weight is in my truck’s bed?” It’s a good question, and one you should be asking yourself if you plan on loading it to the max and then wanting to drive safely. “What is the tongue weight of this trailer? Is it too much?” More important questions you should be asking yourself every […]

by Chad Kirchner
4/28/2021
5 best floor mats for the Ford Mustang Mach-E

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is an all-new electric SUV from Ford. It comes with carpeted floor mats as a standard feature across the lineup, but if you want to keep the interior of your Mach-E looking good, then you should consider upgrading to a better floor mat. While a carpeted mat does the job of […]

by Nicole Wakelin
4/26/2021
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT pricing announced, order books open April 28

Ford will open the order books for the hotter versions of the 2021 Mustang Mach-E on April 28. The high-performance Mach-E GT starts at $61,600 and features two electric motors producing 480 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque combined. If that’s not enough, the Mach-E GT Performance Edition bumps torque output to 634 lb-ft, cutting […]

by Stefan Ogbac
4/26/2021
We need to stop advertising peak charging speed for electric vehicles

Electric vehicles, while looking similar to their gas powered counterparts, work differently. There is a big battery on board that powers an electric motor. Recharging that battery, on the surface, works a lot like recharging an ICE vehicle. When you pull into a charging station, after enabling the charging station (which you don’t have to […]

by Chad Kirchner
4/23/2021