EV sales soaring in Dearborn

Electrified vehicles of all sorts have become very big business at the Ford Motor Company, which disclosed this week that its EV sales for November zoomed upward by 103 percent over the same period in 2021. That makes Ford the United States’ second-largest seller of EVs, headed only by Tesla. Sales of the F-150 Lighting totaled 2,062 units in November, making it the domestic market’s biggest-selling electrified pickup, and setting the F-150 on course to become North America’s biggest-selling vehicle of any kind for the 46th consecutive year.

Ford is investing $22 billion in electrification through 2025 as part of its plan to lead electrification in areas of strength. The company is electrifying its most iconic products – the Mustang, F-150 and Transit – with many more to come in the years ahead. In addition to offering zero-emissions versions of its most popular vehicles, Ford is harnessing electrification to deliver more of what customers love about them: Performance, capability and productivity.

There’s more: The Ford E-Transit continues its booming lead in the commercial EV sector with fully 80 percent of the market. As we reported here earlier, the Mustang Mach-E climbed 14.6 percent over the same month last year with total unit production now in excess of 150,000 vehicles. And the Ford Maverick compact pickup – it’s a hybrid, not a pure EV – nonetheless has proven to be exceedingly popular in its brief existence, ringing up nearly 68,500 sales, an increase of 847 percent over the same sales figure last year, when the new-generation Maverick was first introduced. Ford is investing some $22 billion through 2025 in its effort to electrify its product lineup.

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