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Ford Delays Explorer, Lincoln Aviator EVs to Boost Mustang Mach-E Production

Ford Motor Co. has pushed back production of all-electric versions of the Explorer and Lincoln Aviator crossovers from mid-2023 to December 2024 in order to significantly increase Mustang Mach-E output and meet growing demand — reports Automotive News. According to the publication, Ford informed suppliers in a recent memo that production for the new electric […]

Ford Increases Mustang Mach-E Prices by Up to $2,000

  After being affected by the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage throughout this year, Ford has announced increases to the prices of various trims and model variants for its flagship electric vehicle (EV). Ford is increasing prices across its Mustang Mach-E variants, with prices increasing from $1,000 to $2,000 USD per model, according to the company’s […]

Ford Halts F-150 Lightning Reservations, Orders Approach ‘200,000 Units’

According to Automotive News, Ford Motor Co. on Wednesday shut down reservations for its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup as it gears up to start taking actual orders for the truck next month. Ford F-150 Lightning reservations topped 130,000 in September, and, according to Ford CEO Jim Farley, were “approaching 200,000 units” in November. The 2022 F-150 […]

Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Outruns Explosives in China [VIDEO]

After Ford’s CEO announced last month that it planned to double electric vehicle (EV) production to 600,000 in two years, field tests of the Ford Mustang Mach-E are showing its true potential. @42how_ shared a video on Monday of some testing with the Ford Mustang Mach-E GT on a racetrack, pitted against a series of […]

Tesla Exec Slams Ford for Copying its Supercharger Design

‘Good artists copy, great artists steal’, was what Apple’s late co-founder Steve Jobs would always say, citing an inspired quote from Pablo Picasso. When it comes to Tesla, we’ve seen examples of other companies copying the electric automaker, and now when it comes to its Superchargers, Ford is taking a page out of the Jobs […]

Ford Scraps Joint EV Plans with Rivian, Will Make Cars on its Own

Ford and Rivian had plans to jointly develop an electric vehicle together, but that idea has been canceled, confirmed both companies to Automotive News. According to Ford CEO Jim Farley, he cited “growing confidence” in the automaker’s ability to “win in the electric space”, in an interview on Thursday with the publication. Farley said Ford’s […]

Ford Plans to Double EV Production to 600,000 in Two Years, Says CEO

According to Automotive News, Ford has announced plans to double its projected global electric vehicle (EV) production to 600,000 units within the next 24 months. If Ford succeeds in doing so, the veteran automaker will become the No. 2 manufacturer of EVs in the U.S., behind only Tesla. According to Ford CEO Jim Farley, the carmaker […]

Tesla is a Serious Threat, Warns Ford CEO to 20,000 Employees

Tesla and its growing presence in the automotive industry was a major topic at Ford’s recent virtual town hall, which was attended by around 20,000 employees from around the globe. During the virtual conference, Ford CEO Jim Farley spoke about Tesla, warning that the company must take Tesla seriously as the dominant player in the […]

Ford Mustang Mach-E Fails the ‘Moose Test’ vs Tesla Model Y [VIDEO]

After a successful Tesla Model Y Moose Test, another publication has pitted the electric SUV against the rivaling Ford Mustang Mach-E, showing the vehicle’s true colors. Teknikens Värld attempted the Moose Test on Monday, in which the Ford Mustang Mach-E failed, due to having a very heavy back-end, according to the video’s host. In the […]

Ford, SK Innovation to Invest $11.4 Billion for EV Factories in the U.S.

Ford announced it plans to invest in new major electric vehicle factories in the United States, to bring EVs to scale for American consumers, with “the largest, most advanced, most efficient auto production complex in its 118-year history.” Known as Blue Oval City, the complex will be built in Stanton, Tennessee on a 6-square-mile site, […]

Michigan State Police to Test Ford Mach-E Interceptors

On Friday, veteran automaker Ford announced that it would be dispatching a purpose-built police interceptor prototype of its all-electric SUV, the Mach-E, to the Michigan State Police for real-world testing — reports Engadget. Under its Police Interceptor program, Ford modifies its vehicles for law enforcement use, often retrofitting them with better brakes, improved suspension, and additional […]

Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Truck Tops 130,000 Reservations

Ford announced on Thursday is has hit a milestone for its electric F-150 Lightning truck, with reservations surpassing 130,000. The news was shared by Mike Levine, Ford North America Product Communications director. https://twitter.com/mrlevine/status/1433425758307770380 Ford unveiled its electric truck back in May, starting from just under $40,000 USD for the base model, which has 230 miles. The […]

Ford Mustang Mach-E Named 2021 ‘EV of the Year’ by Car and Driver

Automotive publication Car and Driver has announced its 2021 Electric Vehicle of the Year winner, and that goes to Ford’s Mustang Mach-E. The Mustang Mach-E beat out the following EV finalists, which included Tesla’s Model 3, Model Y and Model S: TESLA MODEL 3 PERFORMANCE VOLKSWAGEN ID.4 POLESTAR 2 NISSAN LEAF PLUS TESLA MODEL Y […]