Ford recalls 464 Mustang Mach-E units for software glitch causing unintended acceleration

Ford is recalling 464 units of the 2021 Mustang Mach-E due to the presence of a potential software glitch that could cause unintended acceleration. The submission date for the Ford Mustang Mach-E recall is listed as May 13 and was included in other reports of Ford’s combustion engine vehicles catching fire. According to documents released […]

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Ford F-150 Lightning dealer demo units begin to flood lots outside of Dearborn

Ford’s introductory all-electric pickup, the F-150 Lightning, recently began production, and finished units are flooding parking lots near the automaker’s Dearborn production plant, preparing to make their way to dealerships as demo vehicles. Ford has already warned dealers of a hefty fine that will come their way if the demo units are sold to customers, […]

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Ford will deliver F-150 Lightning units without ‘Phone-as-a-Key’ feature

Ford told dealers in an internal communication that the F-150 Lightning all-electric pickup would not come equipped with the “Phone-as-a-Key” feature, but would be enabled with a software update in late summer 2022. Ford’s “Phone-as-a-Key” feature literally turns an owner’s phone into their lifeline for their vehicle. They can start, unlock and lock, and open […]

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Ford dealers are defying company orders with insane F-150 Lightning markups

Ford has made it clear over the past months that dealers should not overcharge for popular electric vehicles like the F-150 Lightning. CEO Jim Farley himself has spoken up against it, and Ford itself has written a sternly-worded letter to dealers warning them of the consequences they may face if they charge too much for […]

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Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe buys $1.05M worth of stock

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe purchased 41,000 shares of the EV manufacturer’s Class A common stocks at an average price of $25.7772.  Scaringe’s Rivian stock purchase approximately totaled $1.05 million. He now owns 169,175 shares directly, 4,337,997 Rivian stock through a trust, and 4,596 by LLC, reported Street Insider.  Rivian shares are down by 76% year-to-date. Ford […]

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Ford F-150 Lightning deliveries imminent: Video

Ford CEO Jim Farley recently revealed that Ford F-150 Lightning deliveries are imminent. In a tweet, he showed quite a few F-150 Lightning pickup trucks being loaded into car carriers at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.  “Spring deliveries underway. A train of # F150Lightning’s loading up at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center,” Farley wrote in […]

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Ford F-150 Lightning deliveries imminent: Video

Ford CEO Jim Farley recently revealed that Ford F-150 Lightning deliveries are imminent. In a tweet, he showed quite a few F-150 Lightning pickup trucks being loaded into car carriers at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.  “Spring deliveries underway. A train of # F150Lightning’s loading up at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center,” Farley wrote in […]

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Ford offloads $188.2m in additional Rivian shares

Ford Motor Co. sold $188.2 million additional shares of electric vehicle company Rivian on Friday after already selling $214 million shares earlier this week. Filings with the SEC on Friday reveal Ford sold around 7 million shares of Rivian, which has struggled to gain momentum in the electric vehicle market due to supply chain conditions […]

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