Auto123 gets in a first drive of the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning.
San Antonio, TX - Trucks are the best-selling vehicles on the market in North America. And among trucks, the F-150 has been the best-selling truck in Canada for 56 years, and the most popular vehicle in any category for decades.
Which makes arrival of the all-electric F-150 Lightning, potentially, the biggest thing to hit the EV market to date. If American consumers accept this truck and Ford succeeds in convincing gas-engine Pickup loyalists to switch to electric, the U.S. will have well and truly turned the corner to electric. If not, the transition period could be extended by several years.
We went straight to the lion’s den, the epicenter of the pickup truck cult, for a first drive of this electric pickup. It was a bold and brave move by Ford...