Ford plans next-gen electrical F-Sequence pickup to followup F-150 Lightning

There’s extra than simply an F-150 Lightning coming.

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Ford is not able to put the F-150 Lightning into manufacturing and name it a day. The automaker has large plans for a second battery-electric pickup truck for meeting at an upcoming fourth F-Sequence plant within the US, CEO Jim Farley revealed in an interview printed Monday with Automotive Information.

Farley did not present many particulars, however mentioned the brand new plant will construct a very new automobile on a model new platform, and it will likely be a full-size pickup truck. A Ford spokesperson declined to touch upon specifics, however mentioned, “[Ford is] including a fourth F-Sequence plant within the US to construct our subsequent era all-electric F-Sequence truck at BlueOval Metropolis.” This might be any kind of truck to fit into the F-Sequence vary, not simply one other electrical F-150.

No matter it’s, Farley thinks it’s going to do “extremely excessive quantity.” The F-150 Lightning already landed near 200,000 reservations, the CEO mentioned within the interview. Demand for that pickup alone is 2 to 3 occasions greater than what Ford anticipated, he added. 

The Blue Oval has its foot on the accelerator pedal in relation to EVs and does not plan to let up. Farley has intentions to fit in behind Tesla because the US’ quantity two EV maker by 2024, and an enormous a part of that comes with the F-150 Lightning and E-Transit launches subsequent spring.

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