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The Ford F-150 Lightning is Recalled Over a Non-Compliance Issue

The Tire Pressure Monitoring System was not programmed correctly at the factory This could lead to an accident due to improperly inflated tires Only the vehicles equipped with 20 or 22-inch tires are affected Ford is launching another recall, this one over a relatively...

Ford Clears Some Confusion Over its Upcoming Online Sales Program

Ford wants to sell cars, specifically EVs, online for fixed prices The company says it will still be possible to buy cars at dealerships, who will be able to set their own price The details of the arrangement are still being worked on,...

Ford Apparently Supplies an Adapter to Charge Tesla Vehicles with the F-150 Lightning

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
Many think this is a subtle jab at Tesla from Ford This adapter allows Lightning owners to charge stranded Tesla models from their own vehicle Ford had previously demonstrated that the F-150 Lightning is capable of charging other EVs, such as the brand’s...

Ford Sold More EVs in the US than Ever Last Month

6,254 EVs sold in the US in May place the automaker has the second biggest seller of EVs in the country Electric vehicles have accounted for 4,3% of all Ford vehicles sold in that period This number includes the first 201 units of...

It’s Officially Official: Ford has Beat Tesla by Delivering its Electric Truck First

The first new Ford F1-50 Lightning was delivered yesterday in Michigan. The Tesla Cybertruck was officially announced in November 2019. This is an interesting story in the sense that the person who has taken delivery of the first production 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning was...

Ford F-150 Lightning: The Phone as Key Feature is Deactivated, Potentially due to Security Risk

Ford said the Lightning will be shipped with the feature deactivated until an OTA update later this summer This decision might be related to a report highlighting security risk with the Phone as Key system in Ford and Tesla vehicles Owners will have...

Ford is Working on LFP Batteries to Use in Some EVs

Ford currently uses NCM batteries in its electric vehicles Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries are a cheaper alternative, but they are less power-dense Tesla is already using LFP batteries in its entry-level models Ford recently revealed that it is working on a new battery chemistry...

United Rentals to Buy 530 EVs from Ford

500 orders are for the Lightning pickup. The other 30 are for the E-Transit van. United expects to receive 150 EVs before year’s end. United Rentals is a huge company that specializes in equipment rentals. They have more than 1,100 locations in both Canada...

2023 Ford F-150 Lightning First Drive: The Moment of Truth

  San Antonio, Texas — The early news is good. More than 200,000 people have put down a deposit to own an F-150 Lightning. Ford even had to stop taking orders last December so that those who were waiting would not have to wait too...

Ford F-150 Lightning: 20% are the Entry Level Pro Versions

Ford is targeting businesses and contractors with the Lightning The entry-level Pro model is offered at $40,000 in the United States Ford has not said how the 200,000 orders for the Lightning are divided between trim levels The Ford F-150 Lightning started production two...