FORD's ALL ELECTRIC PICKUP TRUCKS * USA: They're coming
* Michigan - A plug-in hybrid Ford F-150 and all-electric commercial trucks are coming as Ford approves new eQVMs
Ford announced that it qualified 3 companies making electric powertrains for its chassis through its Electric Qualified Vehicle Modifier (eQVM) program. Its entire lineup of commercial trucks will offer some form of electric powertrains, either hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and even all-electric... One company was even qualified to make a F-150 pickup truck with a plug-in hybrid powertrain... This new eQVM manufacturer, XL Hybrids, would use Ford F-150 chassis to make a plug-in powertrain, which will be a first for Ford’s pickup trucks... XL Hybrids: offering a hybrid electric drive system for Ford Transit, E-350 and E-450 chassis, and F-59 stripped chassis; as well as a plug-in hybrid upfit for the F-150 pickup. Lightning Hybrids: offering a non-electric hydraulic hybrid energy recovery system for the Ford E-350, E-450, F-350, F-450, F-550, F-650, F-750 and F-59 chassis...
Dearborn, MICH, USA - Electrek, by Fred Lambert - Mar. 20th 2017
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