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Fordís electric F-150 pickup truck

I heard a little about this on NPR early this morning.

May 18, 2021
This is Ford’s electric F-150 pickup truck

Ford has revealed the all-electric F-150 pickup truck one day ahead of schedule. The truck, dubbed F-150 Lightning, was on display Tuesday at Ford’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Michigan during a speech from President Biden.

Images from the event show that the F-150 Lightning largely looks like its gas and hybrid counterparts, though the truck has a more modern grille, with an unbroken light bar that stretches from headlight to headlight. And even from a distance, it seems that the F-150 Lightning will have a large portrait touchscreen similar to the one in the Mustang Mach-E.
Ford launching electric F-150 truck in ‘huge’ shift for low-emission vehicles
The new F-150 Lightning is seen as being so important to the electrification of the US car pool that the president visited Ford in Detroit this week to promote his plans to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure and promote electric vehicles.

“The future of the auto industry is electric. There’s no turning back,” Biden said. “The question is whether we will lead or we will fall behind in the race to the future.”

Biden later test-drove the F-150 Lightning, which will be the most powerful version of the vehicle in the current lineup with a travel range of at least 300 miles. “This sucker’s quick,” he said.
Some of the competition covered in the article below.

May 19, 2021
From Ford F-150 Lightning to Tesla Cybertruck, here's every electric truck coming
Patent applications may give us a couple other clues. Last December, we did see a patent image surface for a "frunk." The F-150 Lightning may sport a trick compartment system that would swing open with access through the grille. In October, another application detailed a possible range-extending engine the size of a toolbox to help the electric truck eliminate range anxiety.

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