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.Expand Expanding Close
Canoo stock doubles as Walmart orders up to 10,000 EVs in deal that includes warranted shares in company [update]
EV startup Canoo continues to feverishly lay the railroad down right in front of itself as it chugs along its route toward scaled production. A recent feeling of dread has been encapsulated by the company’s low stock, but new life has been injected into Canoo in the form of an order of at least 4,500 delivery EVs from Walmart, with the possibility of up to 10,000 in total.Expand Expanding Close
It’s a good day for GM as the company’s BrightDrop brand announces new deals with retail giant Walmart and FedEx. The news comes less than a month after FedEx took delivery of its first batch of BrightDrop EV600 electric vans in Inglewood, California.Expand Expanding Close
Earlier this week, we reported on a dispute between Tesla and Walmart over problems with a massive amount of solar power systems the former installed at the latter’s property.
It looks like both companies are now open to working together to solve this issue instead of going through the courts.
VW’s Electrify America partners with Walmart for the deployment of its ‘ultra-fast’ charging stations
After unveiling their charging stations with new suppliers yesterday, VW’s Electrify America has now announced a partnership with Walmart for the locations of those stations.
‘More than 100 Walmart stores’ will be home to Electrify America’s ‘ultra-fast’ charging stations.