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Ford moves into an electric future

by Mitch Groves, Jun 22
1 minute read

Ford’s recently announced all electric pickup, the F-150 Lighting, secured 44, 500 reservations within 48 hours of its release. The car’s relative affordability, with a starting price of $39,974, surprised many in the industry.

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So what?

Electric vehicles have been struggling to penetrate into the US’ car market, with EV’s only making up 2.3% of sales in 2020. Ford’s F-series has been America’s best selling vehicle for the past 50 years, and the release of F-150 Lighting could signal the start of the mainstreaming of EVs in America.

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  • Location: United States
  • Topic: Climate changeEnergyTransport
  • Other Tags: Electric Vehicles
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