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“Christmas Vacation” re-imagined with the Ford Mustang Mach-E

Aside from “Die Hard,” one of the best Christmas movies made was “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation.” In that movie, an iconic scene involves Clark Griswold trying to light up the house’s holiday lights. Griswold, played by Chevy Chase, is back with a remake of that famous scene. Alongside his wife Ellen, played by Beverly D’Angelo, […]

by Chad Kirchner
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History 101: 5 incredible early EVs you’ve likely forgotten about

Even casual car fans know about the GM EV1, long described as a pioneer in the world of electric vehicles. That recognition may come from the well-received 2006 documentary Who Killed the Electric Car? But what about the other early EVs that popped up in the late 1990s? Electric vehicles on sale today owe a […]

by Sami Haj-Assaad
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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
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Ford’s new F-150 Lightning can also charge other EVs with the onboard generator

Earlier this year, we demonstrated to you that a Ford F-150 Hybrid with the 7.2 kW ProPower Onboard generator could charge a Tesla Model 3 — or really any other EV for that matter — in a pinch. The process was simple, assuming you had the correct adapter for the generator. Ford included the onboard […]

by Chad Kirchner
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The 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
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Ford E-Transit Custom officially revealed for Europe

Ford has officially revealed its second battery-electric commercial vehicle, the E-Transit Custom. Slotting below the larger standard E-Transit, the E-Transit Custom is part of a four-vehicle offensive. It will be sold under the Ford Pro division, which has seamlessly integrated its telematics software into the vehicle. This means everything from charging, service, and financing solutions […]

by Stefan Ogbac
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Reminder: You don’t have to pay $145,309 for a new F-150 Lightning

In the United States, prices quoted by the manufacturer are Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price. That “suggested” part is key, and how franchised dealerships can charge whatever they want for a new car, regardless of what the brand would like them to sell it at. On a hot new product, especially one that has 200,000 preorders […]

by Chad Kirchner
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Can’t charge your EV with the Ford F-150 Hybrid or Lightning? Here’s why

If you follow our coverage, you know that early on after Ford started shipping the F-150 Hybrid with Pro Power Onboard we attempted to charge up our long-term Tesla Model 3 using the generator and the Tesla mobile charging adapter. It worked flawlessly. For reference, the F-150 Hybrid’s 7.2 kW onboard generator can output 3,600 […]

by Chad Kirchner
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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning first drive review: Denis Leary would approve

For what seemed like the longest time, Ford employed Denis Leary to provide the voice-over for its commercials. Some of them were quite memorable, and his name became synonymous with Ford F-Series and work. Today, the F-Series looks a bit different. Especially with the F-150, which now comes in an all electric version called Lightning. […]

by Chad Kirchner
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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning ships with more power and capability than initially projected

Deliveries of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning are about to start and it turns out the truck has more horsepower than initially projected! The original estimates were 426 hp for the standard range battery and 563 hp for the extended range pack. Now, Ford has revealed the final output for both versions and it’s quite […]

by Stefan Ogbac
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