First Ride: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

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Ford’s all-in on electrification and Clean Fleet Report had a chance this past week to experience the company’s commitment first hand—from the passenger seat. The first Ford F-150 Lightning pre-production units begin leaving the factory. Photos by Clean Fleet Report and Ford.

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Ford to invest £230M to transform UK Halewood transmission operations to build EV power units

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Ford announced that it intends to invest up to £230 million (US$316 million) at its Halewood vehicle transmission facility to transform it to build electric power units for future Ford all-electric passenger and commercial vehicles sold in Europe.

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Flash Drive: 2022 Ford Maverick

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Ford has a winner on their hands with the all-new 2022 Ford Maverick compact pickup. Maybe Ford went with Maverick because it can mean “pursuing rebellious, even potentially disruptive, policies or ideas.” So who does Ford think will buy the all-new 2022 Maverick?

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Ford Performance selling Mach-E electric crate motor

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Ford Performance is offering the “ Eluminator Mac E Electric Motor ” as an electric crate engine, along with the dozens of combustion crate engines available.

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Ford, Redwood Materials partner on closed-loop battery recycling, US supply chain; Ford invests $50M

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Ford Motor Company and Redwood Materials are collaborating to build out battery recycling and a domestic battery supply chain for electric vehicles. Ford and Redwood are collaborating to integrate battery recycling into Ford’s domestic battery strategy.

FIRST TIMER: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

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In 2019 Ford announced the name of its all-new, all-electric crossover would be the Mustang Mach-E. How dare Ford besmirch the good Mustang name by calling a SUV, powered by electricity no less, a Mustang? CFR: What, if any, contact post-purchase have you had from the dealer or Ford?

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Ford Mustang Mach-E becomes British Police preference

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Ford’s Mustang Mach-E seems to be the overwhelming preference currently. Credit: Ford. The post Ford Mustang Mach-E becomes British Police preference appeared first on TESLARATI. News Electric Vehicles Featured Ford Ford Mustang Ford Mustang Mach-E Ford Mustang Mach-E GT

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Ford Comm Director teases an all-electric Bronco

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Ford Motor Company’s North America Product Communications Director Mike Levine teased an all-electric Bronco on Twitter, add more fuel to the proverbial fire that one of the automaker’s most anticipated models could turn electric. Who is to say Ford won’t surprise us soon?

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Ford Mustang Mach-E sales find their momentum

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Ford Mustang Mach-E sales increased by 15.8% Ford announced that the Mustang Mach-E comes in second in the EV SUV market. Ford’s electrified vehicles sales went up to 57.5%, with 9,103 total sales. Credit: Ford). News Featured Ford Ford Mach-e

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Ford begins pre-production of F-150 Lightning and boosts EV investment by $250M

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Ford continues to put its money where its mouth is when considering its transition to electrification. Today, Ford announced it has launched pre-production of the F-150 Lightning, the company’s all-electric version of the U.S.’ Ford has already invested $7.7

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Ford begins pre-production of F-150 Lightning electric truck; investing $250M more in Rouge EV Center

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The first Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck pre-production units have begun leaving the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center; the all-electric F-150 Lightning goes on sale next spring. Ford has invested $7.7 —Bill Ford, executive chair, Ford Motor Company.

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Flash Drive: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT and GT Performance

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Clean Fleet Report has previously reviewed the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E, and our opinion is Ford has a winner with this all-electric SUV. Ford tested Blue Cruise on more than 100,000 miles of divided highway across North America. First Timer: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E.

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Ford F-150 electric pickup

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Ford F-150 electric pickup. A few days ago, ford teased their electric pickup and revealed it recently. Let’s know more about the Ford F-150 electric pickup. Ford F-150 is one one of the most successful pickup truck in the United States.

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Ford submits all-electric police pilot vehicle for Michigan State Police testing

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As part of its more than $30-billion investment in electrification through 2025, Ford is exploring all-electric, purpose-built law enforcement vehicles. Ford will use the pilot program testing as a benchmark while it continues to explore purpose-built electric police vehicles in the future.

Ford F-150 Lightning pre-order count surges to 130k

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Ford’s electric version of the U.S. The F-150 Lightning was unveiled by Ford in May. Ford’s fully electric F-150 Lightning reservations have now crossed the 130,000 mark pic.twitter.com/Nrw2APy2mk. News Electric Cars Featured Ford Ford F-150 Lightning

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Ford charges Mustang Mach-E customer $10k in doc fees, but it was a big misunderstanding

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Upon the release of the Mustang Mach-E earlier this year, Ford fans can officially call themselves members of the electric vehicle community. However, Ford still operates with dealerships, which is a big turn-off for many car buyers, and for a good reason.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E GT tests its 1/4-mile mettle

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Now that Ford has started delivering the Performance variant of the Mustang Mach-E all-electric crossover, the GT configuration is heading to the drag strip to test its mettle in the all-too-common proving ground for performance vehicles. Ford recommends it to be at 39.

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Ford unveils F-150 Lightning electric pickup; starting at $39,974; arriving in 2022

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Ford unveiled the F-150 Lightning battery-electric pickup. 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Platinum, Lariat, XLT. Ford is taking reservations with a $100 deposit. The F-150 Lightning is a massive moment for our Ford team. —Ford President and CEO Jim Farley.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E GT pleasantly surprises legacy OEM with strong demand

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The Mustang Mach-E GT’s popularity caught Ford by surprise, admitted CEO Jim Farley in an interview during Monterey Car Week. In Norway, for instance, the Ford sold 896 Mustang Mach-E units last month, coming in second place behind the Tesla Model Y. And Ford isn’t done yet.

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Sunrun Partners with Ford to Provide Seamless Installation of 80-Amp Ford Charge Station Pro and Home Integration System for the All-Electric Ford F-150 Lightning

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The post Sunrun Partners with Ford to Provide Seamless Installation of 80-Amp Ford Charge Station Pro and Home Integration System for the All-Electric Ford F-150 Lightning appeared first on EV Obsession.

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Ford introducing new connected fleet management tools for electric fleets

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With new fleet-wide energy monitoring and vehicle management tools from Ford Commercial Solutions, available through app and web-based interfaces, Ford is helping North American commercial fleets and businesses make a seamless transition to electric vehicles.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E Police Cars: Yay or Nay?

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Whenever I close my eyes to fantasize about police vehicles, it’s a foregone conclusion that I’m thinking about a Ford Crown Victoria. The post Ford Mustang Mach-E Police Cars: Yay or Nay?

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Ford’s Mustang Mach-E is being manufactured more than its gas-powered sibling

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New production data from Ford reveals that the legacy automaker is manufacturing more units of the all-electric Mach E than the traditional, gas-powered Mustang. In an attempt to enter the all-electric car market, Ford announced that it would electrify its legendary Mustang in November 2019.

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Ford Motors to Manufacture Batteries

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Ford Motors to Manufacture Batteries. Ford motors is always known for their higher standards and the first Electric Car from Ford Motors was released in the year of 2009. Ford Mustang Mach-E. Ford already has a Battery benchmarking and testing laboratory in Michigan.

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Ford launches new global battery center of excellence

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Ford announced a new global battery center of excellence—called Ford Ion Park—to accelerate research and development of battery and battery cell technology, including future battery manufacturing. —Hau Thai-Tang, Ford’s chief product platform and operations officer. The Ford Ion Park team is underway already. Anand Sankaran will lead the Ford Ion Park team as its new director. New lab to support Ford Ion Park development work.

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Toyota, Stellantis, Ford, and other OEMs begin serious battery production push

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It seems like legacy automakers, including Toyota, Stellantis, Ford, and General Motors, are starting to embrace the EV transition. The remaining two automakers that make up the Detroit 3—Ford and General Motors—announced battery investment plans a few weeks before Stellantis.

Ford launches premium petrol fragrance to help ease Mach-E owners into EVs

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Over the weekend, Ford unveiled a petrol fragrance for future Mach-E GT owners at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. It should linger long enough for the GT’s performance to make any other doubts vaporize too,” said Jay Ward, Ford of Europe Product Communications. Credit: Ford).

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Ford inks battery recycling deal with ex-Tesla exec JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials

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Former Tesla Chief Technical Officer JB Straubel’s battery recycling startup, Redwood Materials, has secured a deal with veteran automaker Ford. Redwood Materials recently announced a $700 million funding round , $50 million of which would be coming from Ford.

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Ford reports strong Q2 and raises 2021 outlook, 120k F-150 Lightning reservations

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Ford Motor Company ( NYSE: F ) reported a better-than-expected second quarter on Wednesday, recording positive earnings per share but slightly missing Wall Street’s consensus for automotive revenue. Three-quarters of the reservation holders are customers who are new to ford.

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Ford F-150 Lightning seen in NYC sporting its massive power frunk

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Just a week after Ford unveiled the F-150 Lightning in a very public unveiling event, the all-electric pickup has been spotted in New York City sporting a massive power frunk that could be used for storing impressive amounts of cargo or charging power tools.

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Ford announces ‘Ion Park’ for electric vehicle battery production and research

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Today, Ford Motor Company announced that it will establish Ford Ion Park, an electric vehicle battery cell production and research and development facility. Ford Mustang Mach-E wins Car and Driver’s 2021 “EV of the Year” award.

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Ford Mustang Mach-E fails a key safety test that the Tesla Model Y aced

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It appears that the Ford Mustang Mach-E may end up living up to its name just a little bit too much. This was not the case with the Ford Mustang Mach-E. This was a disappointing result for the Ford EV, especially since the testers used a dual-motor AWD version of the vehicle.

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Ford to build new EV and battery plants in Tennessee & Kentucky; $11.4B total investment in two mega-sites; 129 GWh/year total

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Ford Motor Company will build two new massive, environmentally and technologically advanced campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky that will produce the next generation of electric F-Series trucks and the batteries to power future electric Ford and Lincoln vehicles. Ford Blue Oval City.

Ford Mustang Mach-E passes Michigan State Police standards, fleet inclusion to be determined

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The Ford Mustang Mach-E all-electric vehicle became the first EV to pass the rigorous testing standards set by the Michigan State Police to have a vehicle be considered for inclusion in its fleet. Credit: Ford).

Ford bumps its EV investment to $30B, F-150 Lightning grabs 70k pre-orders

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Ford has announced that it will boost its electric vehicle investment to $30 billion, up from its previous figure of $22 billion, the company said on Wednesday. ” Ford also announced that it had picked up a total of 70,000 reservations for the all-electric F-150 Lightning.

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Ford is battling early software issues in the Mustang Mach-E

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Ford is reportedly dealing with some software issues that are affecting the charging capability of the 12-volt battery in the Mustang Mach-E. In the rare instances where this still occurs, customers can now contact their local EV-certified Ford dealer to have the matter resolved.”

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Ford ponders in-car ads using vehicle cameras in new patent

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Ford patented a system that uses a vehicle’s cameras to detect billboards and pull them up on a car’s infotainment systems. Ford plans to fill in these gaps with in-car ads. Ford explains this in its patent. . Ford in Car Ads Patent by Maria Merano on Scribd.

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Ford announces 11.4B investments on production and battery plants for its EV lineup

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Ford announced its plans to invest $11.4 The investments will be made via BlueOvalSK , a new joint venture between Ford and SK Innovation—pending definitive agreements, regulatory approvals, etc. pic.twitter.com/SrHpPkfKRV — Ford Motor Company (@Ford) September 27, 2021.

Ford to open Mustang Mach-E GT ordering, pricing details on April 26

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Ford is reportedly preparing to launch the ordering and pricing details of its Mustang Mach-E GT variant. The GT version of the Mustang Mach-E is Ford’s most performance-savvy variant of its introductory electric car.

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Ford hired former Tesla, Apple exec to create next-generation vehicle technology and services

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On Tuesday, September 7, former Tesla executive Doug Field joined Ford as chief advanced technology and embedded system officer, effectively ending his time as Apple’s Vice President of Special Projects. Ford Mustang Mach-E GT pleasantly surprises legacy OEM with strong demand.

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Ford F-150 Lightning unveiled: Price, Release date, Range, Features and more

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Recently, Ford unveiled the Ford F-150 Lightning , the legacy automaker’s all-electric pickup truck. Before the unveiling, many reports touted the Ford F-150 Lightning as a vehicle that would change the tide for President Biden’s EV push in the United States.

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Ford to reveal all-electric F-150 Lightning on 19 May

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Ford announced that it will reveal the new battery-electric F-150 Lightning pickup—a revival of the name of the old Ford SVT Lightning performance truck—in 19 May in a livestreamed event at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn. —Ford President and CEO Jim Farley.

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Rough Day at Work? All-Electric Ford E-Transit ‘Torture Tests’ Simulate a Lifetime of Hard Use | Ford of Europe | Ford Media Center

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All-Electric Ford E-Transit ‘Torture Tests’ Simulate a Lifetime of Hard Use | Ford of Europe | Ford Media Center appeared first on EV Obsession. Electric Trucks Ford Electric Trucks Ford testing

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