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Actually, Lightnings are great for towing!

Discover the legacy of excellence that the F-150 has maintained as Canada's preferred truck for over five decades, earning its distinction as the best-selling truck since 1966. Now, Ford proudly introduces the F-150 Lightning, extending this tradition of reliability, versatility, and performance into the realm of electric vehicles. Seamlessly transitioning from urban landscapes to rugged […]

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EV Road Tripping Basics

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Embarking on a road trip with an electric vehicle (EV) offers a thrilling adventure filled with scenic routes and eco-friendly travel. With Ford's commitment to enhancing the EV driving experience, owners can now seamlessly plan their journeys using the innovative PowerMyTrip feature. This cutting-edge tool enables Ford drivers to locate charging stations along their route, […]

Categories: F-150 Lightning, EVs, Mustang Mach-E

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F-150 Lightning wins 2024 Best Value in Canada Award

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The Ford F-150 Lightning continues to shine brightly in the realm of electric vehicles, earning prestigious accolades that underscore its exceptional value proposition. Since its debut in 2022, this innovative pickup has garnered widespread praise for its significant cost advantages over traditional internal combustion engine counterparts. In the latest round of awards, the 2024 Vincentric […]

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What is ProPower OnBoard?

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The F-150 Lightning electric truck is a powerful tool for your business.  It offers an innovative solution to powering tools, charging your laptop and more.  It’s called Pro Power Onboard and it comes standard.  What’s more, Power Reserve allows you to set a minimum vehicle battery level threshold.  When that limit is met, your vehicle […]

Categories: EVs, F-150 Lightning

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Understanding Tire Needs for Your Electric Vehicle (EV)

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As you consider tire options for your Mach-E or Lightning, whether for replacement or seasonal needs, it's crucial to address a pertinent question: Do EVs require specialized tires? While all vehicles, be they EVs, hybrids, or internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles, demand high-quality tires for optimal performance, EVs present unique considerations that merit attention.   […]

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The mental and physical benefits of driving an EV.

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Driving, for many, is merely a means of transportation from point A to point B, consuming about an hour and a half per day on average. However, despite the limited time spent behind the wheel, various factors contribute to fatigue, irritability, and overall exhaustion. Recognizing these challenges, I've endeavored to explore the physical and mental […]

Categories: F-150 Lightning, EVs, Mustang Mach-E

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I drive a big battery on wheels. Why do I need the little 12V one?

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  Why do EVs still have the old-school 12-volt automotive battery?  It’s an interesting question for sure!  Although an EV’s primary source of power is the high voltage (HV, or “big”) battery, virtually all EVs still have a 12V battery on board - and it’s to power all the accessories that gas-powered (ICE) have too!  […]

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Drive a Ford EV and use BC Hydro DC fast chargers?

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Do you drive a Ford EV and charge up at BC Hydro's DC fast chargers?  Great news!   Starting May 1st, BC Hydro is switching to energy-based billing on their public EV chargers!  That means you'll be paying for your energy by the kilowatt-hour, rather than by the time you're connected to the charger!  With […]

Categories: F-150 Lightning, EVs, Mustang Mach-E

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It’s cold, and I’m stuck in traffic in my electric car. Should I be worried?

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It happens, traffic is a daily nuisance and it’s not going away anytime soon. More times than not, it’s going to be either cold or hot outside while we are stuck in the afternoon rush. That means we need the car’s climate control, or HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system to get comfortable.   But […]

Categories: Mustang Mach-E, F-150 Lightning, EVs

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Ford F-150 Lightning Driver Reports 97% Battery Health After 149,000 Kilometers

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The long-term durability of electric vehicles (EVs) is a question people new to electrics often ask us, particularly regarding battery performance and longevity under high mileage conditions. However, a recent report from a proud owner of a 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning brings a wave of optimism. Despite logging nearly 93,000 miles in less than two […]

Categories: EVs, F-150 Lightning

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