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Ford F-150 Lightning Gets Increased Horsepower, Payload Capacity Ahead of First Deliveries

Ford began production of its F-150 Lightning electric pickup trucks last week, and as the automaker prepares to deliver them, starting with the Pro model, it has apparently increased the truck’s available horsepower rating. The Ford F-150 Lightning Standard- and Extended-range battery packs will include more horsepower than the automaker originally targeted, according to a […]

Ford Reports $3.1 Billion Loss in Q1, Due to Rivian Investment

Ford, an early backer of Rivian, posted a $3.1 billion loss, due to the EV startup’s shares sliding since its November IPO, according to CNN. Ford invested around $500 million into Rivian, and while the EV automaker was technically one of the most valuable automakers even before reporting any sales, the startup’s stock has been […]

Ford Plans to Challenge Tesla to Become Top EV Maker in the World: CEO

Ford CEO Jim Farley took the stage on Tuesday at a launch event for the F-150 Lightning, the veteran automaker’s first-ever all-electric pickup truck. Farley also touched upon Ford’s future during the event, reiterating that the company plans to produce 2 million electric vehicles (EVs) per year by 2026 and eventually challenge Tesla for the […]

Ford Starts Production of F-150 Lightning Electric Trucks

Ford began producing the F-150 Lightning on Tuesday, the legacy automaker’s first-ever all-electric pickup truck, according to the American automaker. Production of the Ford F-150 Lightning is taking place at the automaker’s historic Rouge Complex in Michigan, where the company has established a moving assembly line. Ford Executive Chair Bill Ford called the electric pickup’s […]

Lincoln Star EV Concept Unveiled, Three New EVs Coming by 2025 [VIDEO]

Ford’s luxury automobile brand Lincoln is now jumping into the electric vehicle (EV) race with a new teaser showing off upcoming car concepts. Lincoln shared a teaser video of the upcoming Star concept vehicle on Wednesday, as well as detailing some of its EV plans. In particular, Lincoln says it plans to release three fully-electric […]

Ford Announces F-150 Lightning Launch Event on April 26

Ford CEO Jim Farley announced on Wednesday the company is set to hold a launch event on April 26, 2022. An image reads, “F-150 Lightning Strikes,” with the date and also a link to the company’s online configurator for the electric pick up. The event is set for 1:30pm ET, from the Rouge Electric Vehicle […]

Lincoln Teases EV Concept Coming in April, and It Looks Like an SUV

Ford’s luxury division Lincoln announced on Monday it would be unveiling an electric vehicle concept later this month. Jim Farley, Ford CEO, said “Mark your calendar. @LincolnMotorCo EV concept coming April 20, 2022.” Mark your calendar. @LincolnMotorCo EV concept coming April 20, 2022 ⚡️✨ pic.twitter.com/ZdfFV1TX4k — Jim Farley (@jimfarley98) April 11, 2022 What we see in […]

Ford F-150 Lightning Towing Test: 10,000 Pound Trailer in Colorado Winter

Ford CEO Jim Farley shared new videos of the F-150 Lightning on Thursday, showing what the electric truck could actually be capable of in less than ideal conditions. Ford engineers drove multiple of the electric F-150 Lightning pickups through an eight-mile stretch of Interstate 70 in Colorado while towing a 10,000-pound trailer, according to a […]

Apple Maps EV Routing Launches for Ford Mustang Mach-E

With Apple’s release of its iOS 15.4 iPhone software this week, it also introduced electric vehicle map routing within Apple Maps. The new feature helps EV owners with CarPlay to better route navigation based on their vehicle battery. The first vehicle to support the feature is Ford’s 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E vehicles with updated SYNC software. […]

Ford F-150 Lightning EPA Range Estimates Revealed

As Ford gears up to start shipping the 2022 F-150 Lightning to customers, official fuel economy labels (often referred to as window stickers) issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the upcoming all-electric pickup truck have finally surfaced, revealing the estimated driving range for each trim (via Reddit). The official EPA estimated driving […]

Ford Details 9 EVs for Europe by 2024, Battery Plant in Germany [VIDEO]

After Ford revealed plans to divide its company into branches dedicated to electric vehicle (EV) and internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, the automaker has doubled down on its EV agenda with several new announcements. Ford has unveiled concepts for nine all-electric vehicles it plans to release for the European market by 2024, as detailed in […]

Ford Unveils Separate EV and ICE Divisions [VIDEO]

Following an update on Monday detailing Ford’s plans to run its electric vehicle (EV) business separate from its gas car business, the automaker has unveiled its strategy to create two distinct auto arms. Ford announced plans to separate its business into two distinct, interdependent auto businesses on Wednesday, called Ford Blue and Ford Model e, […]

Ford to Announce Plan to Run EV and Gas Car Businesses Separately: Report

It appears recent rumours about Ford wanting to run its electric vehicle business separately from internal-combustion engine (ICE) businesses may be coming true. Reuters reports Ford will make the announcement of the separation of EV and ICE businesses on Wednesday, according to unnamed people familiar with the matter. Once separated, the businesses will still be under […]