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United Rentals to Buy 530 EVs from Ford

United Rentals plans to reduce its emissions by 35% by 2023 and Ford’s EV will help


  • 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 and the US. By the end of 2022, United will add 150 EVs from Ford as part of a massive order of over 500 EVs.

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

When one thinks of work equipment, pickups inevitably come up. This is why United Rentals has reserved no fewer than 500 new Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickups. These trucks will serve both the rental company’s customers as well as its own employees.

Also on order are 30 of Ford’s all-electric E-Transit commercial vans. They too will be used by the company and its clients.

Of the total 530 units on order, United expects to take delivery of 120 Lightnings and all 30 vans by the end of 2022, according to techxplore.

The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning is already a smash hit. More than 200,000 customers have reserved one and our recent first encounter with the electric truck proves that Ford’s not cut any corners.

 

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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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