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Time for a Ford Pro F-150 Lightning test drive

For two hours, we explored the hills of vineyards in Sonoma County from behind the wheel of a new Ford Pro F-150 Lightning.

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Ram set to unveil new EV truck concept

Ram is set to unveil the Ram 1500 Revolution EV concept at the CES 2023 technology event in Las Vegas on Jan. 5 next year. Ram says its move toward electrification supports the Stellantis “Dare Forward 2030” strategic plan to deliver clean, safe, affordable mobility solutions. Ram says it plans to offer electrified solutions in

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Are EVs right for you? There’s a tool for that – with Geotab

Everyone is talking about EVs, so getting caught up in the hype is easy. The problem is, EVs aren’t yet suitable for every use case, and jumping into electrifying your fleet with eyes closed can have severe consequences. There’s so much to think about: What are your routes? What infrastructure do you need? How much

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Are EVs right for you? There’s a tool for that – with Geotab

Everyone is talking about EVs, so getting caught up in the hype is easy. The problem is, EVs aren’t yet suitable for every use case, and jumping into electrifying your fleet with eyes closed can have severe consequences. There’s so much to think about: What are your routes? What infrastructure do you need? How much

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GMC unveils 2024 Sierra EV pricing, features

GMC has released details on the new Sierra EV line, starting with the 2024 Sierra EV Denali Edition 1. GM says the 2024 Sierra EV Denali Edition 1 will be assembled with domestically and globally sourced parts at its Factory Zero in Michigan alongside the Hummer EV Pickup and SUV. Future Sierra EVs also will

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GMC Hummer EV Joins Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II

The GMC Hummer EV will be a part of Activision’s Call of Duty Modern Warfare II, which is scheduled to debut on Oct. 28, and Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 coming this fall. The GMC Hummer EV Pickup is the first all-electric vehicle in the Call of Duty franchise and will be a playable vehicle

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Ford releases F-150 Lightning police edition

Ford says the vehicle is the first electric pickup truck designed for police in America.

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Vocational California fleets adopting Ford F-150 Lightning trucks

Distributor Wilbur-Ellis and Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) are announcing plans to add F-150 Lightning Pro trucks, Ford Pro Charging solutions, charging software and in-vehicle telematics into their respective fleets in California. Wilbur-Ellis will integrate 10 battery electric trucks initially while learning to optimize energy solutions alongside Dutton Ranch, a longtime Wilbur-Ellis customer that is already testing

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Ford announces 6,200 new jobs in the Midwest

United Auto Workers and Ford Motor Company leaders have plans to add more than 6,200 new U.S. manufacturing jobs in the Midwest, convert nearly 3,000 temporary UAW-Ford workers to permanent full-time status and provide all hourly employees healthcare benefits on the first day of employment. These actions are part of the company’s Ford+ growth strategy

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Ford assembly lines rolling for F-150 Lightning pickup trucks

Ford has begun building F-150 Lightning pickup trucks at the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center within Ford’s Rouge Complex in Dearborn, Michigan. Ford says it has 200,000 reservations for the F-150 Lightning and is expanding the Rouge Electric Vehicle Center to ramp up production to a planned annual run rate of 150,000 in 2023. The company

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GMC Hummer EV pickup launches with Bose ‘EV Sound Enhancement’

With the launch of the 2022 GMC Hummer EV pickup truck, Bose is introducing its first-ever application of “Electric Vehicle Sound Enhancement” (EVSE) technology, bringing what the company says is “unprecedented sonic experiences to consumers.” Bose EVSE technology, along with a 14-speaker Bose surround sound system, is standard on the GMC Hummer EV. EVSE technology

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Lear to supply back seats for Chevrolet Silverado EV

Lear Corporation announced that it has been selected by General Motors to supply front and rear seats to the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV pickup. The 40/60 split second-row seat – designed by Lear – offers four configurations, allowing users to haul gear or equipment while accommodating passengers in the second row, Lear says. For the

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