In January 1914, Henry Ford said “Within a year, I hope, we shall begin the manufacture of an electric automobile. The problem so far has been to build a storage battery of light weight which would operate for long distances without recharging.” If he could see his company now, he would probably say “What took you so long?”
During the global F-150 launch in June of this year, Ford executive Mark LaNeve said that electric powertrains are a big part of the brand’s future. “Within two years, we’ll have a zero-emissions F-150,” he asserted.
The 2021 Ford F-150 is offered with PowerBoost, a 3.5 liter powertrain and and the ProPower onboard generator. The hybrid is the best of both worlds: 700 miles on one tank of gas with an assist from an efficient battery without stopping for a charge.
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