On September 17, Ford announced the production start of the all-new F-150 and confirmed construction of the new Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.
The 2021 Ford F-150 pickup assembly takes place at the Ford Rouge Center, Dearborn, Michigan. Sales begin in November 2020.
The manufacturer targets the new F-150 to have the most towing and payload of any light-duty full-size pickup.
The model brings all-new features to better customer productivity, as well as the innovations for connectivity, such as over-the-air updates.
Moreover, it offers a new 3.5-liter PowerBoost hybrid powertrain with Pro Power Onboard (integrated power generator).
Pure Electric Ford F-150
For invested $700 million in building of the F-150 lineup at the new manufacturing facility – Rouge Electric Vehicle Center that add 300 new jobs to support battery assembly and production of hybrid and all-electric F-150s.
The Ford F-150 EV should come to market by mid-2022. It will be more powerful than any F-150 of today.
Its advantages include:
- the lowest expected lifetime total cost of operation among F-Series models;
- a new technology that allows to use the truck as a power source for different places;
- a dual motor layout: two electric motors deliver more horsepower and torque than any F-150 available today, and provide the fastest acceleration and towing capacity;
- a giant front trunk adding more cargo-carrying versatility and security;
- fast over-the-air updates.
The latest study from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that the best-selling Ford F-Series contributed nearly $50 billion to GDP of the United States.
Each direct Ford F-Series employee supports up to 14 American jobs. The F-Series franchise alone generates more revenue than such companies as Visa, Netflix, McDonalds, Nike, Coca-Cola.