Ford introduces fully-electric F-150 Lightning for 1st time in California at Palo Alto’s Greenfield Ford Labs

Palo Alto, CA (KGO)-Ford has come a long way since the Model T.

In their latest vehicle, Ford Motor Company caught lightning, which should be said in a bottle or in a truck.

The first exhibition in California on Thursday Fully electric Ford F-150 Lightning, The future of EV.

“This truck was designed to show people what they can do with electric trucks,” said Darren Palmer, general manager of Ford Battery Electric Vehicles. “More powerful, faster, quieter, less maintenance, and cheaper to run.”

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At Palo Alto’s Greenfield Labs, Ford focuses on creative thinking and software development. In short, there was no better place to showcase the new technology-savvy F-150.

In addition to additional storage space, better towing capacity, and faster speed, Lighting is the most technologically advanced Ford truck to date, with the technology to power a full home for three days.

Ford says they created Lightning with the typical truck owner in mind.

They wanted to make it better by including everything the owner wanted in their car.

Lightning earns about 300 miles on a single charge.

If you charge for 41 minutes with one of the 63,000 chargers nationwide, which is the largest charging network, it will be 15% to 80%.

The base model starts at just over $ 39,000.

But tech experts say it’s also a step towards a cleaner country.

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“I think this is a very important tool for the United States,” said tech radar Miriam Joire. “We have a lot of EVs out there, and more EVs will come out, but I think this will be very important to carry the average person in the United States.”

Ford plays a role in transforming the country’s best-selling cars, as the country wants to move into a zero-emission future.

Lightning on display in Washington, DC on Thursday President Joe Biden signs executive order We have set a goal of making 50% of all vehicles sold by 2030 electric vehicles.

“They are the vision of the future that is starting to happen, the future of the electrical automotive industry,” Biden said.

This follows the commitment of Governor Gavin Newsom Require zero emissions of all new car sales by 2035 in California.

The president hopes that an American car company like Ford will take the lead.

“Ford plans to invest $ 30 billion in its entire vehicle portfolio by 2025,” Palmer said. “What they all have in common, they all do what gas cars never did.”

“I really think this is the moment to flush the complete transition to move customers from gasoline engines to all electricity,” said Jay Centan Bull, Ford F-150 Lightning Marketing Manager.

The Ford F-150 Lightning will hit the streets in 2022.

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