Ford Q1 Sees Massive $1.3 Billion Loss on Electric Vehicles

Ford’s electric vehicle (EV) division, Model e, experienced significant financial setbacks in the first quarter of 2023, recording a staggering loss of $1.3 billion. This equates to an alarming $132,000 loss for each of the 10,000 vehicles sold during this period, marking a notable decline in performance from the previous year, where sales were 20% […]

Ford Recalls Some F-150 Lightning Trucks Over Fire Risk

Ford is conducting a safety recall for certain 2023 F-150 Lightning vehicles, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed. This recall, identified by NHTSA Campaign Number 24V-144, addresses a potentially dangerous issue where the fasteners securing the junction box bus bars inside the high-voltage battery pack may not be adequately tightened. This defect could […]

Ford Kicks Off Tesla Supercharger Access for its Electric Vehicles

Ford CEO Jim Farley announced today that Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning owners in the US and Canada can now access Tesla Superchargers (V3 and V4). Starting today, eligible owners and lessees can reserve a complimentary Fast Charging Adapter through Ford’s dedicated website, enabling them to use over 15,300 upgraded Tesla Superchargers across North America. […]

Ford Cuts Mustang Mach-E Prices, Offers 0% Financing

Ford announced significant price reductions for its 2023 Mustang Mach-E electric SUV on Tuesday, aiming to enhance its competitiveness against Tesla and attract budget-conscious consumers. The price cuts range from $3,100 to $8,100 USD across different models, effective immediately, as per the pricing chart shared with Ford’s dealer network. To further entice buyers, Ford Credit […]

Ford CEO: Forget Tesla and FSD, Our Pro Fleet is the Future

In a bold statement to Wall Street, Ford CEO Jim Farley emphasized the potential of Ford’s “Pro” fleet business as the future of the automotive industry, urging investors to shift their focus away from Tesla and its Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology. Speaking at a Wolfe Research conference, Farley highlighted the significant growth of Ford Pro, […]

Ford Starts Giving Free Adapter for Tesla Superchargers

Ford’s CEO, Jim Farley, announced today on X that owners of the Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning in the United States and Canada will soon be able to reserve a complimentary Fast Charging Adapter. This move comes as part of Ford’s initiative to grant its electric vehicle (EV) customers access to Tesla Superchargers, enhancing the […]

Ford Cuts Workforce for F-150 Lightning Amid Sluggish Demand

Ford is aligning the production of its F-150 Lightning electric truck with current customer demand, while also maintaining the capacity to scale up production of its gasoline-powered and hybrid F-150 trucks as needed, said the company on Friday. In 2023, Ford said it was America’s second-best-selling electric vehicle brand (far behind leader Tesla), with the […]

Ford Hits Record Q4 EV Sales in 2023, No. 2 Brand in U.S.

Ford Motor Company has reported a remarkable year in 2023, not only maintaining its leadership in traditional gas vehicle lines but also achieving new records in electric and hybrid vehicle sales. In the electric vehicle (EV) segment, Ford reached new heights. The company sold 25,937 EVs in the fourth quarter, a 24 percent increase over […]

Ford Adjusts F-150 Lightning Prices Amid Production Cutbacks

Ford announced on Wednesday a significant price adjustments for its 2024 model year F-150 Lightning pickups. The changes include both increases and decreases in prices across different trims, as the company aims to balance sales growth and profitability. The entry-level Pro trim, primarily for commercial buyers, will see a price rise from $52,090 to $57,090. […]

Ford Dealers Hesitant on EV Commitment, Half Opt to Delay

Ford Motor Company faces a significant divide among its dealers regarding the transition to electric vehicle (EV) sales and services. According to the Detroit Free Press, approximately half of Ford’s dealers in the United States, totaling around 1,550, have opted not to sell EVs in 2024. Instead, they are waiting to decide whether to invest […]

Ford to Cut F-150 Lightning Production by 50%, Says Memo

Ford is set to cut the production of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup by half in the coming year, responding to changes in market demand. This decision marks a significant scale-back for the automaker, which had previously ramped up efforts to increase production of the high-profile electric vehicle (EV). An internal planning memo obtained by […]

Ford Adds 15,000 Tesla Superchargers to BlueOval Network

Ford is expanding its BlueOval Charge Network in North America by 25%, increasing the total number of chargers to over 106,000. The automaker has also announced that Ford electric vehicles will soon be able to charge at more than 15,000 Tesla Superchargers, a significant increase from the initial count of 12,000 announced earlier in May. […]

Ford Hikes Prices for 2024 F-150 Lightning

Ford has announced new pricing for its 2024 F-150 Lightning electric truck, revealing significant increases across multiple configurations. The base model, known as the Pro, will start at $52,090, marking a $2,095 increase from its 2023 price. The XLT variant will cost $59,590, up by more than $2,500, while the Lariat model will see a […]

Ford Recalls 2023 F-150 Lightning Trucks Over Defrosting System Failure

Ford is recalling 931 units of its 2023 F-150 Lightning pickup trucks due to a defect in the windshield defrosting and defogging system, according to a notification sent to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The recall is being conducted under Federal law and has been assigned the NHTSA Campaign Number 23V-688. The issue […]

Ford Issues Another Recall for Mustang Mach-E Over Battery Defect

Ford has issued a safety recall affecting 34,762 units of its 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The recall is designated under the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Recall No. 23V-687 and Manufacturer Recall No. 23S56. According to the Part 573 Safety Recall Report, the estimated percentage of vehicles with the defect is 100%. The defect […]