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Ford’s electric vehicle sales surged 74% in the first quarter, thanks to the Mustang Mach-E, an F-150 hybrid.

Ford is not As hard as GM When it comes to the release of new EVs, the electric models the brand has released so far show great expectations.Blue oval PowerBoost Hybrid F-150 And Mach-E electric crossover Are two main causes and are preparing for further successful sales.

according to Brand Q1 Sales Report, Ford has moved 25,980 fully electric or hybrid vehicles during the first three months of the year. Of these, 6,614 were Mach-E and 7,176 were F-150 Power Boost hybrids. This may not sound like a ton of units overall, but Ford has only recently launched these vehicles relatively recently and they are operating steadily. For example, these figures represent a 74.1% increase in sales of branded electric vehicles.

For what it’s worth, the 6,614 Mustang Mach-Es are far more than you might think. Thanks to the polarized crossover Ford has already robbed Tesla of a significant portion of its BEV market share.. Similarly, PowerBoost F-150 sales increased 110% from February to March. This is a big rise, which is a big sign for trucks.

The Mustang Mach-E is Ford’s first real crack in a fully electric mass market SUV, but it’s already Impress the automotive media And the new owner as well.Vehicle distance estimation It seems a little conservative, The choice to call the vehicle a Mustang seems to be successful from a marketing perspective. The PowerBoost Hybrid F-150 has been well received since then. Homes of powered people Ford also during a long blackout in Texas in winter Instruct dealers to lend them to non-powerful people.

The success of PowerBoost also reflects the overall increase in demand for the F-150. Sales of American favorite pickups increased by 9.2% in 2021, a remarkable increase, especially considering the pandemic. From the pre-pandemic bankruptcy to the now-great success, Ford seems to have finally solved the problem.With full size bronco On the way And A hybrid version of the truck that seems likely, It’s only a matter of time before the sales of branded electric vehicles surge further.

So while not everyone may be prosecuted for an engineless crossover that has the Mustang name, Ford’s latest pony car sale is adjacent to electrification. (sorry.)

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https://www.thedrive.com/news/40040/fords-electrified-vehicle-sales-spiked-74-percent-in-q1-thanks-to-f-150-hybrid-mustang-mach-e Ford’s electric vehicle sales surged 74% in the first quarter, thanks to the Mustang Mach-E, an F-150 hybrid.

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