Ford debuts F-150 Lightning

Ford debuts F-150 Lightning

The truck will roll off the line next year.

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May 21, 2021

DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford has announced the new F-150 Lightning.

The truck will roll off the line next year at a new high-tech factory using sustainable manufacturing practices at Ford’s storied Rouge complex in Dearborn just outside Detroit.

"For both Ford and the American auto industry, F-150 Lightning represents a defining moment as we progress toward a zero-emissions, digitally connected future,” said Bill Ford, executive chair, Ford Motor Company. “F-Series is America’s best-selling truck for 44 years, the backbone of work across the country, and a trusted icon for generations of customers. Now we are revolutionizing it for a new generation.”

F-150 Lightning is a pillar of the company’s more than $22 billion global electric vehicle plan. Ford is starting with zero-emissions versions of its most popular franchises – Mustang, Transit and F-150.

To read more about the F-150 Lightning, click here.