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2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition review: Point and shoot performance

The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition is a lot like a disposable camera. No, I’m not damning with faint praise, but just like those old-school image-capturing devices, this lovely all-electric SUV is pretty much a point-and-shoot affair. Get the nose facing where you want it, then pull the trigger and this vehicle will […]

by Craig Cole
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Ford offering new battery design in Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning

To keep pace with strong customer demand, Ford announced on Thursday it will make lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries available in the Mustang Mach-E SUV and F-150 Lightning pickup truck. The automaker revealed it’s working with China-based company CATL to increase its global battery supply. Ford will also directly source EV-essential raw materials from Australia, […]

by Craig Cole
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Plug-in home charging stations make level 2 charging easy and affordable

For most people planning to switch to an EV, home charging infrastructure is a major consideration. Depending on the style and specific brand of charger, getting ready to charge can involve contractors, electricians, and a substantial expense. However, a new generation of 240-volt home-based chargers are knocking down barriers to EV ownership. All you need […]

by Jeff Zurschmeide
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Leasing a Ford EV? You may not be allowed to purchase it once the contract ends

If you lease a Mustang Mach-E SUV, F-150 Lightning pickup truck or E-Transit commercial van and your contract started June 15 or later, you may not be able to buy your vehicle once the lease is over. As reported by CarsDirect and Automotive News (subscription required) and confirmed by Ford, the company is barring drivers […]

by Craig Cole
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Rapid-fire electric vehicle roundup: Five EVs tested, none disappoint

Every year, the Midwest Automotive Media Association (yep, that’s MAMA for short) hosts its popular Spring Rally at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The annual event gives automotive journalists a chance to get seat time in a wide range of vehicles from a host of automakers. This year, nearly 20 brands brought around 70 […]

by Craig Cole
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Ford upgrades plants and announces 6,200 new jobs

Ford announced it will add more than 6,200 new jobs in the United States and convert nearly 3,000 United Auto Workers (UAW) positions to full-time status complete with healthcare benefits starting on the first day of employment. This announcement comes one year ahead of the 2023 contract negotiations in support of the Ford+ Plan, which […]

by Stefan Ogbac
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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
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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
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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
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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
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