Ford and UAW reached a tentative local agreement at Kentucky plant

The United Automotive Workers (UAW) have come to a tentative local agreement at a Ford factory in Kentucky, after the union threatened to put the site’s almost 9,000 workers on strike last week if a deal wasn’t reached. Earlier this month, the UAW threatened to launch a strike at Ford’s most profitable manufacturing facility, the […]

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Ford EV Supervan bests Mercedes-Benz AMG, sets three records at Mount Panorama

Ford’s Electric Performance Supervan 4.2 set three records and even beat a Mercedes-Benz AMG at the Thrifty Bathurst 500 at Mount Panorama in Australia, giving fans a chance to “see what electric performance truly means.” The Electric Supervan had driver Romain Dumas at the wheel and finished the 6.2-kilometer, or 3.85-mile track in just 1:56.3247, […]

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Ford NACS adapter briefly leaked, looks similar to Tesla Magic Dock

An image of Ford’s dedicated North American Charging Standard (NACS) adapter has briefly appeared in the veteran automaker’s parts catalog. Based on screenshots of the item that have been shared online, it would appear that Ford’s NACS adapter looks very similar to Tesla’s Magic Dock, which the EV maker uses at some of its Supercharger […]

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Ford pauses all F-150 Lightning shipments as gas deliveries begin

Ford has put a pause on sending out dealer shipments of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup, though the company also recently began delivering its 2024 gas versions of the truck. On February 9, Ford put a stop-ship order out for the F-150 Lightning for an undisclosed reason, according to a spokesperson in a statement to […]

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Ford knocks down Mustang Mach-E prices, now offering sub-$40k trim

Ford has knocked down prices of the 2023 Mustang Mach-E, trimming thousands of dollars off of some trims in the lineup. It now has a sub-$40,000 offering with the entry-level Select Rear-Wheel-Drive trim as the number two electric SUV in the U.S. is now more affordable than ever. Ford took off as much as $8,100 […]

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Ford announces up to $15,000 in savings on F-150 Lightning

Ford announced this morning that it was offering several incentive and bonus cash programs on the F-150 Lightning, which have up to $15,000 in savings value on some trims in the lineup. Ford is using the new Point of Sale program for the electric vehicle tax credit, combined with both retail bonus cash and red […]

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UAW threatens strike over local contracts at Ford’s Kentucky Truck Plant

The United Automotive Workers (UAW) union has threatened to launch a strike at a key Ford truck plant in Kentucky after local negotiations have not come to an agreement nearly five months following the contract deadline. In a press release on Friday, the UAW threatened to put the site’s roughly 9,000 workers on strike next […]

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Ford begins deliveries of the F-150 Lightning electric pickup in Europe

Ford has begun deliveries of its F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck in Europe, with the first of the units going to a couple located in Norway. As reposted with photos by Ford CEO Jim Farley on X on Saturday, the first F-150 Lightning in Europe has been delivered to Dag and Angela, who are originally […]

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Ford EV “skunkworks” team is led by a Tesla alumni

Ford CEO Jim Farley noted during the automaker’s Q4 2023 earnings call that the company has a dedicated “skunkworks” team that has been developing a new electric vehicle platform focused on cost reduction. Recent reports have now indicated that Ford’s skunkworks team is being led by an alumni from Tesla, Alan Clarke.  Clarke’s position in […]

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