Ford Demos Power of Electric F-150 Towing

Ford is working on an all electric F-150. The F-Series is the best-selling truck in America for 42 straight years.Ford has confirmed it will bring an all-electric F-150 to market. This will be in addition to the all-new F-150 Hybrid that goes on sale next year. Both electrified models will have the toughness, capability and innovation that F-150 customers have come to expect.

Engineers tested the muscles of the new, all-electric F-150 prototype.

“I’m all in on EVs. Climate change … you had me at hello. But what we’re doing here is not just about air quality or rising sea level. We are all about building better trucks for our customers who have real work to do every day. Trucks that can do more for our owners. Trucks that meet new sets of needs. Because leaders lead,” wrote Ted Cannis, Global Director, Electrification, Ford Motor Company.

An all-electric Ford F-150 prototype during a capability successfully towed more than 1.25 million pounds of rail cars and trucks during the test.

“This demonstration showcases our commitment to remain the clear leader in trucks as well as to highlight our commitment to the future of electric vehicles. We’ve already announced plans to bring an F-150 hybrid to market that can act as a mobile generator,” added Cannis.

Watch as Linda Zhang, chief engineer of the Ford F-150, shows the capability of a prototype all-electric F-150 by towing 10 double-decker rail cars and 42 2019-model year F-150s, weighing more than 1 million pounds.

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