Ford Stories May 13

Ford is bringing a software update to its vehicles, starting with the Mustang Mach-E electric crossover and F150 pickup.

The automaker is using its new over-the-air software capacity to follow Tesla into in-car gaming and add Amazon Alexa integration.

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Ford Stories May 11

Ford CEO Jim Farley is talking about a possible electric Bronco in a strange tweet that made it sound like it was already available.

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Ford Stories May 10

As electric vehicles look to gain an even larger portion of the automobile market in 2021, consumers will look at a number of factors as they choose to go electric. One major specification on any EV data sheet is the estimated range i.e. the amount of miles your new vehicle can travel on a single charge. Naturally, you’re going to want the most battery for your buck. Below is a list of the current EV options for 2021 sorted by longest range.

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Ford announced today the name of the electric F150 pickup, which will be “Lightning,” and an unveiling date set for next week.

Along with the name, the automaker also released a teaser image.

Note, we’re hoping to have a Ford guest on the Electrek podcast on Friday.

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Ford Stories May 4

Ford today announced the MSRP price range of the E-Transit, the automaker’s new commercial electric van.

It starts at $43,295 and goes up to $52,690.

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Ford Stories May 3

BMW and Ford are ramping up investment in solid-state batteries with a new $130 million financing round in Solid Power.

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Ford Stories April 27

Ford has announced new investments into battery research and development under a new team called “Ford Ion Park” that could lead to new battery production.

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Ford Stories April 26

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 Stories April 14

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 Stories March 21

An official Ford spokesperson called Tesla’s ‘Full Self-Driving’ package ‘vaporware’ in a spat with a Tesla investor over the Mustang Mach-E.

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