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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
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro is the new work truck hotness

When Ford revealed the upcoming 2022 F-150 Lightning, the company didn’t mention what the base version of the truck would be called. The only thing that was clear was that it wouldn’t be called XL. Often gobbled up by commercial buyers, there clearly has to be an F-150 Lightning for them. We now have the […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/24/2021
Small business owners should consider the F-150 Lightning Pro extended-range for their business

Remember when the whole of Texas’s electrical grid took a colossal dump and Ted Cruz went to Cancun? During that time, Ford pickups with the 7.2 kW Pro Power Onboard generators were called into action to help keep people from freezing to death. Power outages can be a pain, but for some they can be […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/24/2021
Ford and SK Innovation start joint venture for U.S. battery manufacturing

Ford and SK Innovations have announced that they’ve signed a memorandum of understanding to create a new joint venture called BlueOvalSK. This partnership is for manufacturing batteries in the U.S., which Ford says will total up to 60 GWh starting in the middle of this decade and will have the potential to expand. “This MoU […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/23/2021
Ford reveals the F-150 Lightning, the company’s EV pickup truck and industry mic drop

Up until today, there hasn’t been much movement in the afford EV pickup truck space. Products like the Rivian R1T that ships later this year is a premium product for a premium customer. But what if you’re an everyday person who wants a truck to do truck things but runs on electricity? Meet the F-150 […]

by Chad Kirchner
5/19/2021
2021 Ford F-150 PowerBoost hybrid Platinum review: Luxurious utility

If you ask someone what the quintessential pickup truck is, chances are they’ll immediately say the Ford F-150. As the bestselling vehicle in the U.S., the F-150 is a staple among commercial fleets and personal transportation. Now, in its fourteenth generation, this popular truck is offered in so many configurations there’s one for every taste […]

by Stefan Ogbac
5/17/2021
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