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Laura Rosenberg


As a local Michigander who grew up in metro Detroit, Laura has a soft spot for The Motor City. She occasionally writes for Electrek about the goings-on in with The Big 3 – she also writes for 9to5Mac. You can find her on Twitter @lauraMRosenberg.

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Ford and Jay Leno blend past and future, customizing an F-150 Lightning to match Walmart founder’s 1979 pickup

At this past weekend’s Woodward Dream Cruise – metro Detroit’s annual celebration of the automotive industry – Jay Leno, former late-night TV host and host of Jay Leno’s Garage, revealed a custom Ford F-150 Lightning. Not just any Lightning, though – the EV unveiled by Leno was custom painted to match a 1979 version of the F-Series owned by Walmart’s founder, Sam Walton.

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