According to Ford’s first-quarter sales report, 25,980 fully electric or hybrid vehicles were sold over the first three months of this year. Of those, 6,614 were Mach-Es while 7,176 were F-150 PowerBoost Hybrids. These numbers represent a 74.1 percent increase in the brand’s electrified vehicle sales.
The Mustang Mach-E is Ford’s first real crack at a fully electric mass-market SUV. Range estimates for the vehicle seem to be somewhat conservative, and the choice to call the vehicle a Mustang seems to be paying off from a marketing perspective.
The PowerBoost Hybrid F-150 has also been getting good press after it powered people’s homes during the long blackouts in Texas over the winter, with Ford even instructing dealers to loan them out to people without power. Sales of America’s favorite pickup are up 9.2 percent in 2021, an impressive increase especially considering the pandemic.
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