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2022 Ford Maverick First Drive: The Little Pickup That Can

2022 Ford Maverick Pros Full-size bed utility Impressive fuel economy Car-Like Drive 2022 Ford Maverick Cons No AWD with Hybrid No Navigation Good Luck Finding One For years, we've been told that there's no market in Canada or the U.S. for a truly compact truck. Suddenly,...

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...

Sales of Electric Vehicles in the US Increased 60% in the First Quarter of 2022

2022 Kia EV6 review
158,689 electric vehicles have been sold in the US during the first three months of the year EVs now represent 4.6% of the American market Tesla placed its four models on the top 10 and Hyundai-Kia Placed three of theirs Sales of electric vehicles...

Hertz Revives the “Rent-A-Racer” Program With Shelby American

Customers will be able to rent a 900+ horsepower Mustang Shelby GT500-H. Milder 450-horsepower Ford Shelby Mustang GT-H will also be available. These cars celebrate Shelby American’s 60th anniversary. Hertz and Shelby American have just announced a new three-year custom car partnership that will...

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...

Ford is Selling 8 million of its Rivian shares

Ford invests in Rivian
Ford is a 12% stake in the EV startup. Ford’s announcement caused Rivian shares to drop 10%. It’s tough out there, in the ca business. Despite the massive interest, mega funding, and the sixth biggest IPO in U.S. history, Rivian continues to show difficulties...

CATL is Looking to Build factories in the US to Supply Ford and BMW with Batteries

CATL is the leading supplier of EV batteries in the world This would be the company’s first plants in North America The output of these factories will be used by Ford and BMW Chinese battery giant, CATL, is reviewing sites to build two EV...

Ford’s EV Business Split Won’t be Copied by Stellantis, VW, and Others

Ford may switch over as early as next year. Mercedes-Benz will simply morph into an EV company. There appear to be two schools of thought when it comes to preparing for the near future of the EV car business. Some automakers have announced or...