The stream F-150 is offering with gas and diesel engines.
Electric pickup startups beware, a “juggernaut” is entrance to down.
Ford reliable on Wednesday that it will build a fully-electric F-Series pickup, imprinting a initial time a automaker has strictly suggested such a car is in a works.
The Detroit Free Press reported that Ford Executive Vice President Jim Farley told attendees of a Deutsche Bank Global Automotive Conference in Detroit that “we’re going to be electrifying a F-Series – battery electric and hybrid.”
Ford orator Mike Levine reliable with Fox News Autos that Farley was referring to “an all-electric F-150” that Ford is operative on “as a new approach to improved offer a lorry customers.”
Farley pronounced during a eventuality that a pierce is meant to “futureproof” a best-selling F-Series, that he described as a “global juggernaut.”
THE FUTURE OF FORD IS PERFORMANCE:
Ford is now a initial of a large 3 lorry sellers to exhibit skeleton for an electric pickup, notwithstanding moves by all of them toward electrifying their lineups.
A expected humorous teaser rendering of a Tesla pickup formed on a new Semi-tractor.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been teasing a attention with a tentative phenomenon of pickup he says looks like it’s from “Blade Runner,” while American startups Bollinger Motors and Rivian have any taken a wraps off of electric models that they contend will be on sale by 2020 and have captivated tens of millions of dollars from investors.
Farley did not offer a timeframe for a recover of a battery-powered F-150, though a hybrid chronicle but a block will be in showrooms subsequent year alongside a “Mustang-inspired” high-performance electric SUV.
PHOTO: FORD’S ELECTRIC SUV