First Ride: 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

Clean Fleet Report

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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Road Test: 2021 Ford Mustang EcoBoost Premium

Clean Fleet Report

In April 2018 Ford announced all its sedans and coupes would be going away by 2020, except for one–the iconic Mustang. Clean Fleet Report took delivery of a 2021 Ford Mustang Coupe and knew the week ahead was about to be fun. The 2021 Ford Mustang interior has a comfy, retro feel to it.

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Ford launches new EV charging project for its commercial customers shift to electric 

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Ford launches new EV charging project for its commercial customers shift to electric . Ford has announced that it is launching a new project that helps its commercial customers to make a shift to electric vehicles. Read further to know more about the Ford EV charging project. .

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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.

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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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 doubles EV goal for 2023 and has a new semiconductor partner to help

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Ford made several leaps forward in its push toward electric vehicles today. Ford CEO Jim Farley stated that the automaker has now doubled its electric vehicle production goals to 600,000 units by 2023. Ford’s plans to be second-in-command of the U.S.

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Ford unveils all-electric F-100 Eluminator concept with new EV crate motor customers can now buy

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In Las Vegas for SEMA, Ford revealed the all-electric F-100 Eluminator concept—a zero-tailpipe-emissions demonstration truck powered by the all-new Ford Performance Parts Eluminator electric crate motor that customers can now buy online.

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Ford launches zero-carbon EV charging from home in California

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Ford announced today that it is launching a new program aimed toward promoting sustainable home electric vehicle charging. There are four steps to activate the program, Ford says: Owners of eligible plug-in electric vehicles opt into the program through the FordPass app.

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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 advises dealerships to not apply markups to F-150 Lightning customers

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Ford has sent out an internal memo to all dealerships in the United States and Canada, advising sales staff to not apply dealership markups to customers ordering the new, all-electric F-150 Lightning. Ford doubles its F-150 Lightning production target again to 150k units per year.

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Dürr builds high automation paint shop for Ford in Mexico

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Dürr has built a high-tech paint shop for Ford in Hermosillo, Mexico, in order to accommodate a new vehicle that Ford will be producing. The project in Hermosillo represents the largest order that Ford has given to Dürr in Mexico.

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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 launches zero-carbon electric vehicle home charging initiative in California

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Ford is launching a new sustainable charging program that allows plug-in electric vehicle owners in California to opt into carbon-neutral charging at home, reducing their carbon footprint from energy used to power their vehicles. Ford is choosing to participate in the California Air Resource Board (CARB) Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) to allow customers to match the use of electricity used to charge plug-in electric vehicles at home with 100% local renewable energy.

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Ford Bronco Sport first to feature parts made of 100% recycled ocean plastic

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Ford has become the first automaker to use 100% recycled ocean plastics to produce automotive parts. Wiring harness clips in Ford Bronco Sport models are made of ocean-harvested plastic—commonly referred to as “ghost gear.”.

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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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Ford Mustang Mach-E to be tested by U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security

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The Ford Mustang Mach-E might get its newest role as a government vehicle, as the United States Department of Homeland (DHS) security will test the all-electric crossover from the American automaker, as a part of an executive order from President Joe Biden.

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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 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’s new fully networked vehicle architecture implements NXP processors

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NXP Semiconductors is collaborating with the Ford Motor Company to deliver enhanced driver experiences, convenience and services across Ford’s global fleet of vehicles, including the 2021 Ford F-150 pickup, Mustang Mach-E and Bronco SUVs.

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Magna providing aluminum battery enclosures for 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup

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Magna is providing battery enclosures for the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning battery-electric pickup. Magna’s battery enclosure for the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning protects power source.

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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.

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning, F-150 Hybrid offer Level-2 vehicle-to-vehicle charging

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The available Pro Power Onboard feature enables the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning and F-150 PowerBoost Hybrid trucks to function as power sources on wheels with multiple uses. The F-150 Lightning can even be used to power a home using Ford Intelligent Backup Power.

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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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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.

Ford shows its awesome Vehicle-to-Vehicle Charging with F-150 Lightning

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Thanks to Ford’s Pro Power Onboard system, the 2022 F-150 Lightning, the all-electric version of the United States’ best-selling pickup truck, owners will now have the ability to share range with other EVs. ” Ford F-150 Lightning seen in NYC sporting its massive power frunk.

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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 Mustang Mach-E, Tesla Model 3 to join NYPD, NYC agencies for Gov’t use

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The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) announced today that it will order 184 Ford Mustang Mach-E vehicles and 250 Tesla Model 3s to join the City’s law enforcement and emergency response teams for regular use.

Ford doubles its F-150 Lightning production target again to 150k units per year

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It appears that Ford is getting more and more serious about ramping its upcoming all-electric pickup truck, the F-150 Lightning. As noted by Farley, Ford appears to have been surprised by the positive reception for the Lightning. News Featured Ford Ford F-150 Lightning

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Ford’s next-gen Ranger pickup gets bigger, adds V6 turbodiesel

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Ford has revealed the next-generation Ranger mid-size pickup truck. The next-gen Ranger project was led by Ford’s Product Development Center in Australia. Visually, the next-generation Ranger’ exterior shares Ford’s global truck design DNA.

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Ford is on track to sell more electric cars than rival General Motors this year

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Ford’s strength in the general auto sector seems to be spilling over somewhat to its electric vehicle business. This was made possible as Ford posted a 5.9% Andrew Frick, Ford’s vice president of sales for the U.S.

Ford, Ford Credit introduce sustainable financing framework prioritizing EV, clean production, community investments

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Ford Motor Company and its financing subsidiary, Ford Motor Credit Company, introduced the North America auto industry’s first sustainable financing framework, focusing on and paying for ambitious plans in vehicle electrification and other environmental and social areas. Separately, Ford today also announced a cash tender offer to repurchase up to $5 billion of the company’s higher-cost debt.

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 rep tells Mach-E buyer to get Model 3 instead over market adjustment concerns

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It appears that Ford dealerships’ “market adjustments” on the Mustang Mach-E are ironically ushering in more sales for other electric vehicle makers like Tesla. Fortunately, a Ford executive did respond to the EV buyer. News Featured Ford Mustang Mach-E Tesla

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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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A Ford Dealership Showcases Tesla-Inspired Charging Stations

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The post A Ford Dealership Showcases Tesla-Inspired Charging Stations appeared first on EV Obsession. EV Charging Stations EV Companies Specific Technologies Tesla ford Ford charging station

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Ford completes first deliveries of Mustang Mach-E in China

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Ford has successfully handed off the first units of the Mustang Mach-E to Chinese buyers, the company announced on December 26. “The locally-produced Mach-E is being sold via Ford BEV’s growing network of direct-to-customer stores located in major Chinese metropolitan markets.

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

Clean Fleet Report

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 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 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 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 warns dealers taking advantage of F150 Lightning reservation holders

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Ford issued a warning to dealerships that are taking advantage of F150 Lightning reservation holders and asking for more money. more… The post Ford warns dealers taking advantage of F150 Lightning reservation holders appeared first on Electrek.