Ford Is Cranking Up F-150 Lightning Manufacturing, And This Trim Will Profit Most

Marin Gjaja, the Chief Buyer Officer for Ford Mannequin e (the corporate’s EV division) stated¬†“Buyer curiosity for XLT has significantly outstripped provide because the F-150 Lightning launch and we have labored with our suppliers to assist deal with that. We heard loud and clear from our prospects that they need their truck deliveries as shut as doable to their orders. As we scale manufacturing, we’re making this doable.”¬†

By Ford’s math, the manufacturing hike will triple annual Lightning manufacturing to 150,000 vans a yr.

This yr, Ford has doubled (or tripled) down on EV manufacturing. It already has plans for a brand new era of EVs after the present Mustang Mach-E and Lightning, and it has began work on a brand new EV-centric manufacturing facility in Tennessee. Plus, the corporate has made offers with EV stalwart Tesla for its newly produced automobiles to own {hardware} to reap the benefits of Tesla’s huge Supercharger community.