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Ford Mustang Mach-E: Everything you need to know

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October 2019 - January 2022

The Mustang. Since 1964, the vehicle has become a household name bordering on legendary. As the longest running nameplate for the Ford Motor brand, the Mustang has in many ways become the face of the automaker for passenger vehicles. While the world works together to diminish its dependency on fossil fuels, we have seen a paradigm shift toward electrified transportation. As a legacy automaker, Ford has had the foresight to recognize this revolution and (eventually) lean into it, rather than fight it. The result is an all-electric vehicle that carries the tradition of the name: The Ford Mustang Mach-E.

Here’s what everything you need to know.

The birth of a fully-electric Mustang

In 2019 amidst a growing demand for zero emission solutions in transportation, Ford Motor Company revealed that it was not only going to join the BEV market, but it was going to come out swinging with a genuine EV competitor.

That November, the Mustang Mach-E was introduced to the world as an electrified five-seat, compact SUV (CUV) offering between 210 and 300 miles of range on a single charge.

By late 2020, Ford began selling the Mustang Mach-E as the first of several new mainstream electric vehicles to come.

Not even a year later, the Ford Mustang Mach-E continues to gather sales in the US across several different trim options, and has expanded to other continents. Let’s dig into it.

Mustang Mach-E
A new Mach-E alongside a traditional ICE version of the Ford Mustang

Where in the world is the Ford Mustang Mach-E available?

Currently, the electric Mustang CUV is available in the United States and Europe.

Additionally, Ford announced a joint venture with Changan Ford last February to produce Mach-E vehicles for the Chinese market. In July of 2021, Ford began selling a lower priced Mach-E that could qualify for subsidies.

Where is the Mach-E assembled?

Currently, the final Mach-E assembly takes place at Ford’s Cuautitlán Assembly facility in Cuautitlán Izcalli, Mexico.

Ford Motor Company has mentioned eventually expanding facilities for production in the US, but producing EVs in Mexico offers a lower cost to get the new Mustang profitable quicker.

In China, all versions of the Mach-E are manufactured in Chongqing at Changan Automobile’s facility as part of the aforementioned joint venture with Ford.

In June of 2021, Ford has reported that it is now producing more models of its electrified Mustang than the traditional gasoline version.

How many versions of the Mustang Mach-E are there?

Currently, the Mustang Mach-E comes in five different versions for the United States, three in Europe, and five variations in China. There are as follows:

US versions:

European versions:

  • Rear wheel drive (Standard or extended range battery)
  • All wheel drive (Standard or extended range battery)
  • GT (AWD) – Extended range battery

Europe is also where Ford performs rigorous testing of its vehicles like the Mach-E, facing extreme conditions operated by robots instead of human drivers.

Chinese versions:

** – These two models qualify for China’s state-led subsidies.

Side-by-side Mach-E comparison chart

Mach-E Version Battery Size EPA est. Range Horsepower Torque 0-60 mph
Select (RWD) 70 kWh 230 mi. 266 HP 317 ft-lbs 5.8 sec
Select (AWD) 70 kWh 211 mi. 266 HP 428 ft-lbs 5.2 sec
Premium (Standard Battery RWD) 70 kWh 230 mi. 266 HP 317 ft-lbs 5.8 sec
Premium (Standard Battery AWD) 70 kWh 211 mi. 266 HP 428 ft-lbs 5.2 sec
Premium (Extended Battery RWD) 91 kWh 300 mi. 290 HP 317 ft-lbs 6.1 sec
Premium (Extended Battery AWD) 91 kWh 270 mi. 346 HP 428 ft-lbs 4.8 sec
CA Route 1 (RWD) 91 kWh 305 mi. 290 HP 317 ft-lbs 6.1 sec
CA Route 1 (AWD) 91 kWh 300 mi. 346 HP 428 ft-lbs 4.8 sec
GT 91 kWh 270 mi. 480 HP 600 ft-lbs 3.8 sec
GT Performance Edition 91 kWh 260 mi. 480 HP 634 ft-lbs 3.5 sec
Source: Ford.com as of 10/28/21
Ford Mach-E China
The new Mustang Mach-E Long Range SE being revealed in China

What is the Ford Mustang Mach-E GT?

The Mach-E GT is the performance version of Ford’s electric CUV that made its debut this fall. The other variants of the Ford Mustang Mach-E take off from zero to 60 mph in five or six seconds. The Mach-E GT slices that to 3.8 seconds.

This AWD only version offers 480 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque. It also comes festooned with 20-inch Premium Forged Machined-face Dark Tarnish-painted wheels, plus red front and rear brake calipers. Upgrade to the GT Performance Edition, and you’ll be able to achieve 0-60 mph in 3.5 seconds. and 634 lb.-ft. of torque.

Earlier this year, EPA estimated ranges came out for the GT and Performance Edition GT, and Ford has surpassed its initial estimates:

Ford Mustang Mach-E (Targeted EPA-estimated range) Ford Mustang Mach-E (Final EPA-estimated range)
GT: 250 miles GT: 270 miles
GT Performance Edition: 235 miles GT Performance Edition: 260 miles

Most recently, deliveries of the Ford Mustang Mach-E GT began… early. We have captured a gallery of one of the early deliveries here for you to peruse.

Mustang Mach-E GT EPA
The upcoming Mustang Mach-E GT

How much does a Mustang Mach-E cost?

The cost of a new Ford Mustang Mach-E varies based on a number of factors including powertrain, interior, customs add-ons etc. Here are the starting prices in the US before any taxes, fees, or federal tax rebates. That being said, Ford EVs are still currently eligible for the full $7,500 federal tax credit, depending on your annual income.

Select

The Select trim begins at Ford’s lowest priced Mach-E offering at $42,895. It comes standard with a 68 kWh Standard Range battery pack offering 266 horse power and about 230 miles of range on a single charge. If you’d like to upgrade to an AWD powertrain for an additional $2,700, your estimated range drops to 211 miles.

The Select trim can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in less than 5.8 seconds with RWD and 5.2 seconds with AWD. As for torque – the RWD Select trim gathers 317 ft.-lb., while AWD provides 428 ft.-lb.

Premium

The next tier up is the Premium version of the Mach-E, starting at $48,100. The trim comes with the same standard range battery pack and rear-wheel drive, although you can also upgrade to AWD version for an additional $2,700.

The Premium also offers an option of a larger 88 kWh extended battery pack for another $5,000 for RWD, and $7,700 for AWD.

California Route 1

The Mach-E California Route 1 version, starts at a price at $50,775, comes with the extended range 88 kWh battery standard. This rear-wheel drive version delivers an EPA estimated range of 305 miles, 290 horsepower, and 317 lb.-ft. of torque.

GT

The upcoming Ford Mustang Mach-E GT is at the top of the lineup in both price and performance. It comes equipped with the 88 kWh extended range battery standard, delivering an EPA estimated range of 270 miles.

Its AWD powertrain provides to 480 horsepower and 600 ft.-lb. of torque, zipping from 0 to 60 mph in just over 3.8 seconds.

The GT will also come in a Performance Edition AWD powertrain for an extra $5,000. While the battery size and horsepower remains the same, the Performance Edition will offer an EPA estimated 260 miles of range, 634 ft.-lb. of torque, and can travel from 0 to 60 mph in a slightly quicker 3.5 seconds.

First Edition

When the Mustang Mach-E was first introduced, Ford offered a fifth variation called the First Edition. This limited release model started at a price $61,000 and came with the extended range battery, AWD, and visual enhancements, providing 332 horsepower and a 270-mile range. It also included First Edition badges and red brake calipers.

By December of 2019, all the available inventory had been reserved with a $500 deposit. First Editions have since sold out, and could remain a collector’s item moving forward.

Mustang Mach-E cost comparison chart

Mach-E Version Starting MSRP (USD)
Select (RWD) $42,895
Select (AWD) $45,595
Premium (Standard Battery RWD) $48,100
Premium (Standard Battery AWD) $50,800
Premium (Extended Battery RWD) $53,100
Premium (Extended Battery AWD) $55,800
CA Route 1 (RWD) $50,775
CA Route 1 (AWD) $53,475
GT $59,995
GT Performance Edition $64,995
Source: Ford.com as of 10/28/21

How much does it cost to lease a Mustang Mach-E?

Ford won’t technically offer a lease program for the Mustang Mach-E. Instead, the company says it will have a “lease-like” purchase arrangement for those who don’t want a conventional purchase. The deal will bring mileage limits and a guaranteed buy-back at the end of three years.

Ford said it was taking this approach to pass 100% of the federal EV tax credit to its customers.​

We don’t yet have information about the Mach-E’s residual value, but CarsDirect said the lease rate would be equivalent to about 2.25% APR with 36 and 48 month options.

Interior on the Mach-E / Source: Ford

What does the Ford Mustang Mach-E interior look like?

The Ford Mustang Mach-E seats five adults comfortably. In addition to the exterior front trunk – or frunk – the rear trunk provides 29 cubic feet of space. With the back seats down, the Mach-E boasts 59.6 cubic feet of space.

The Mach-E sports traditional Mustang design cues. The interior dash got a double-brow that dips in the middle. It also features a panoramic fixed-glass roof.

Speaking of which, Ford recently issued a recall on over 5,000 Mach-E vehicles in Canada regarding a risk of the EV’s glass roof and windshield potentially coming loose and falling off.

Poetically enough, this recall came less than a year after the legacy automaker threw shade at fellow American competitor Tesla for the same issue. Ford has since stated that this issue affects 1,812 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles in Canada.

There is a large central touchscreen mounted in a portrait position in the center of the dashboard. It has an analog rotary button built into the screen. That arrangement is augmented by a second screen in front of the driver that displays the speed and available range.

The Mach-E’s panoramic fixed-glass roof

How do you order the Ford Mustang Mach-E?

Check for deals and what inventory is available at a dealership near you.

However, many Mach-E orders have recently been delayed by up to six weeks due to a semiconductor shortage. To soften this blow to customers, Ford is offering free 250 kWh fast charging.

You can check out Electrek’s coverage of a first drive with the Mustang Mach-E GT here:

Ford Mustang Mach E Stories January 6

After sharing its quarterly deliveries to cap off 2021, General Motors revealed just how rough of a Q4 it had in terms of EV deliveries. While the legacy automaker has recently unveiled several new and exciting EVs to come, GM’s current EV output is quite nominal, opening the door for rival Ford to carry its electrified momentum to become the #2 EV automaker in the US behind Tesla.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories December 30, 2021

New York City is closing out the year with a big electrification move as it adds 184 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs to its fleet, and it approves the option to buy 250 Tesla Model 3 electric sedans.

Most of the vehicles are going to the NYPD and other emergency service departments.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories December 22, 2021

This holiday season, New Yorkers will be able to visit friends and loved ones around the city in a new fleet of bright yellow Mach-E taxis, provided by EV fleet startup Gravity, Inc. The Mustang Mach-E’s were customized with monitors and panoramic roofs for NYC passengers along with AI for driver safety. The fleet represents a new electrified generation of the Big Apple’s iconic yellow taxis.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories December 10, 2021

As Ford’s CEO Jim Farley took to Twitter to announce a three times increase in Mustang Mach-E production, the company also alerted dealers that modest price increases and new packages would be coming for 2022 models. The California Route 1 edition also got a meaningful range bump.

Meanwhile, the company delayed a much anticipated Explorer EV and its Lincoln cousin…

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories November 29, 2021

According to a recent research study by Morgan Stanley, Ford Motor Company is on pace to outsell General Motors (GM) in the EV market for 2021. The research compares Ford’s EV sales through the first 10 months of this year against GM’s, while noting the latter’s halt to Bolt production.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories November 3, 2021

Ford Motor Company has taken its dedication to electrification a step further by offering its Eluminator electric crate motor to the public to create custom EVs of their own. The 281 horsepower Eluminator motor is present in the Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition, and can now be installed into other vehicles, such as an electrified 1978 Ford F-100 pickup.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories October 28, 2021

Ford is progressing into its second model year of the electrified version of the Mustang and continues to see a growing customer base transitioning to EVs. The Mustang Mach-E currently exists in several versions of various styles and performance levels, and most importantly, different costs. Below is a breakdown of all the current Mustang Mach-E options available to you and how much they cost.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories October 18, 2021

Ford has just successfully rolled the first models of its Mustang Mach-E off its assembly line in China, ahead of deliveries to local customers later this year. The new EVs will be sold in China through Ford’s direct sales network and will be manufactured at Changan Ford’s manufacturing plant in Chongqing.

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Ford has announced that its vehicle transmission facility at Halewood in the UK will be transformed to build electric power units for future Ford passenger and commercial EVs in Europe. The £230 million (~$315 million) investment will see a complete revamp to the facility, which is scheduled to begin EV component production in 2024. When complete, the Halewood site will be the first producing EV components for Ford in Europe.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories October 11, 2021

I recently got the opportunity to experience the upcoming GT versions of Ford’s Mustang Mach-E electric crossover. This included extensive rides with the Mach-E GT and GT Performance, as well as a couple of laps around an autocross track – plenty of time to test out the performance and unique features the new GT has to offer, as showcased in a video below.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories September 29, 2021

The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E is going to come with more usable battery capacity, resulting in a longer range, according to the new order guide.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories September 24, 2021

Ford Mustang Mach-E, or rather the ‘Ford Pro all-electric police pilot vehicle’ based on the Mach-e, has passed the Michigan State Police test. It became the first all-electric vehicle to do so.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories September 21, 2021

Ford has issued a recall of 5,000 Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs in Canada over a risk of the glass roof and windshield potentially coming loose and falling off.

Ironically, the automaker mocked Tesla for the same problem just a year ago.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories August 20, 2021

We’re now getting word that the first Ford Mustang Mach-e GT deliveries are happening. A Rapid Red GT Performance customer showed off his two-week early score in Iowa today. Are more on the way?

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories August 11, 2021

Ford has shared test-drive footage of its Mustang Mach-E facing extreme weather conditions with a newly hired driver, a robot. The footage comes from Ford’s state-of-the-art Weather Factory in Germany and shows the new robots performing driving test simulations under extreme heat and high altitude, many of which human drivers cannot easily manage.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories August 10, 2021

Ford has sent out an email to future Mach-E owners warning of a six-week delay in delivery times for orders produced or scheduled between July 5 and October 1. To compensate affected customers, Ford will provide an additional 250kWh (about 700 miles) worth of complimentary charging to affected owners.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories July 19, 2021

The new Mustang Mach-E Long Range SE being revealed in China
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Over the weekend, US automaker Ford unveiled a new, long-range RWD version of its Mustang Mach-E in China, priced at 282,000 yuan ($43,450) to qualify for state-led subsidies. This long-range SE version of Ford’s Mach-E is the fifth to see the EV market in China, but only the second priced low enough to qualify for subsidies.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories July 2, 2021

Ford’s all-electric Mustang Mach-E continues to grow its sales for 2021. In the legacy automaker’s June report, the Mach-E saw a 27% increase in sales compared to May. Ford has boasted increased EV numbers all around, but the all-electric Mustang tells a bigger story of its current EV sales status.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 23, 2021

The upcoming Mustang Mach-E GT
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Ford’s performance SUV EV has a very large battery at 88 kWh. But with those bigger motors and sporty tires, will the Mustang Mach-E GT and Mach-E Performance retain its ability to go on long drives?

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 17, 2021

The incredible performance of the new Tesla Model S Plaid has captured the attention of many in the auto industry since the unveiling last week, and now we learn that even Ford CEO Jim Farley is interested in racing it against the Mustang Mach-E 1400.

But why?

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 4, 2021

Ford is already producing more Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles than gas-powered versions of the Mustang. That’s just months after the first Mach-E rolled off the assembly line in Mexico.

While it is technically an important milestone, it might not stay that way as the chip shortage and Ford’s priorities are likely having an impact.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories April 26, 2021

Ford has set a price for its highest-performance versions of the Mach-E — the GT and GT Performance editions. The GT got a $600 price drop from $60,500 to $59,900, and the GT Performance will be priced at $64,900.

Ford will start taking orders for the vehicles on Wednesday, April 28. Customers can order online or through a Ford EV-certified dealer.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories April 14, 2021

Ford is today unveiling BlueCruise, a hands-free highway driving system, which it describes as “similar to Tesla Autopilot.”

The new system is going to be pushed as an optional over-the-air software update to Ford Mustang Mach-E owners.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories March 3, 2021

Morgan Stanley is out with a new report stating that Tesla is losing market shares to the Ford Mustang Mach-E in the US.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories February 5, 2021

When we were invited to Ford’s campus in 2019 to check out what we’d learn was the new Mustang Mach-E, we were told we were witnessing the future of the iconic 118-year-old American auto manufacturer. We soon learned that Ford wasn’t just messing around with another compliance EV, it was building a sport CUV and throwing their most prized emblem on it.

Fast forward to 2021. I got a chance to drive the Mach-E for a full week, and this wasn’t a Southern California summer jaunt, when most EV drives are scheduled. It was Nor’easter-plagued late January in New York, including a snowy road trip to Vermont. I currently drive a Tesla Model Y as a daily driver and have been driving EVs exclusively for a decade, so this Mustang isn’t my first rodeo.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories January 15, 2021

Ford is delaying hundreds of Mustang Mach-E deliveries in order to do “additional quality checks” after delivering a handful of vehicles last year.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories December 24, 2020

We got the chance to test out the Ford Mustang Mach-E, and we’re bringing you our first-drive impressions of the electric vehicle.

In short, we think it delivers a complete electric CUV experience.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories December 1, 2020

Ford announced today that Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.5 seconds.

It makes the Mach-E a true performance vehicle.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories November 23, 2020

The EPA has released its range estimates for the Ford Mustang Mach-E and the electric vehicle has delivered on its promises, inlcuding a range of up to 300 miles.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories November 2, 2020

Ford is currently hyping up the Mustang Mach-E ahead of customer deliveries and the automaker’s new CEO, Jim Farley, is not shying away from comparing the upcoming electric car to Tesla.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories October 30, 2020

As we get closer to the start of Mustang Mach-E deliveries, Ford has released more details about the electric car’s hands-free autonomous driving capability.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories September 29, 2020

Ford has slashed its Mustang Mach-E electric car prices by up to $3,000 ahead of the start of deliveries.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories September 3, 2020

Ford is training dealers to favorably compare the Mustang Mach-E against the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y in new training material.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories July 21, 2020

What’s better than an EV with 2 motors? 7 motors. Duh. That’s how many motors that Ford packed into a one-off Mustang Mach-E – yielding an SUV with 1,400 horsepower. The vehicle was produced in collaboration with RTR, the Ford-based motorsports aftermarket outfit, and Ford Performance. Head below for the details and some intense RPM video…

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories July 13, 2020

A Ford Mustang Mach-E prototype was spotted doing some crazy donuts in a strange video that might very well be a marketing move. expand full story

Ford Mustang Mach E Stories July 8, 2020

The return of the Ford Bronco is a craze. With Ford going on the record saying that it will make EV versions of its most iconic models, there’s growing speculation that an electric Bronco is in the works. —ad: Win an electric Ford Bronco here —

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories July 7, 2020

The first picture of a Tesla Model Y and Ford Mustang Mach-E side by side has emerged and this gives us a quick size comparison in the process. expand full story

Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 30, 2020

Ford is updating the Mustang Mach-E specs, more specifically horsepower and torque, as it gets closer to production and opens the order book for the electric car. expand full story

Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 23, 2020

Ford Mustang Mach-e reservation holders are reporting that some Ford dealerships are marking up the electric SUV by as much as $15,000. expand full story

Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 19, 2020

Calculating the number of miles of remaining EV range has been a challenge for many automakers. Ford now claims that its Intelligent Range feature has solved the problem, using crowdsourced data, weather, and a vehicle’s energy-consumption history.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 18, 2020

The auto industry’s shift to electric vehicles and driver-assist technology go hand in hand. Recognizing these combined trends, Ford will use its all-electric Mach-E SUV as the first vehicle with Ford Co-Pilot 360 2.0. The main innovation is the system’s use of a driver-facing camera for enhanced safety.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 15, 2020

When Ford unveiled the Mustang Mach-E, the company promised its new EV owners could access more than 12,000 places to charge, including many fast-charger locations. Today Ford announced that it’s enticing Mach-E buyers to give Electrify America stations a try by offering 250 kilowatt-hours of complimentary charging through the FordPass Rewards program.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories June 2, 2020

Die-hard Mustang fans had mixed reactions when Ford named its new EV as “Mustang Mach-E.” In a triple blow, the legendary high-performance coupe took on a new form as a four-door family car, an SUV, and a quiet electric vehicle. Now, a few months before the market introduction of the EV, Ford announces that it’s bringing back a limited-edition, track-focused V8 Mustang Mach 1 muscle car.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories May 22, 2020

The online Mach-E Forum today posted emails sent by Ford to Europe-based customers explaining that the first deliveries of the all-electric SUV will be delayed until early 2021. However, a Ford spokesperson told us that the Mustang Mach-E will begin arriving in the US in late 2020, as planned.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories May 15, 2020

Ford announced today that the Mustang Mach-E electric car is charging 30% faster than they thought in new tests. expand full story

Ford Mustang Mach E Stories April 27, 2020

Ford will soon convert reservations for the all-electric Mustang Mach-E into official orders. Mark Kaufman, the vehicle’s global director of marketing distribution, told Electrek that test drives will be critical for a successful launch of Ford’s electric crossover. Therefore, the company is beginning to plan how to get prospective buyers behind the wheel, even if pandemic-related physical distancing orders are still in place.

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Ford Mustang Mach E Stories April 24, 2020

Ford might delay the Mustang Mach-E launch amid the coronavirus pandemic and will give an updated timeline as it restarts its production facilities. expand full story

Ford Mustang Mach E Stories April 14, 2020

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is apparently getting a small power bump as it gets closer to production, according to a document given to dealerships. expand full story

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