There’s no query that the Ford F-150 Lightning is a groundbreaking truck that’s in excessive demand. In case it wasn’t featureful sufficient, now it has another incentive to assist sway consumers. Each F-150 Lightning proprietor will now get 250 kWh value of free charging at Electrify America stations throughout the nation.
All trim ranges of the F-150 Lightning can have entry to the free energy although their house owners’ FordPass Rewards. Whereas free mileage is nice, the final word aim of this incentive is to assist new EV house owners get accustomed not simply to charging whereas on the highway however to Electrify America’s stations themselves.
“Electrifying the F-150, America’s best-selling automobile, is a sport changer for bringing electrical autos totally mainstream,” stated Giovanni Palazzo, president, and CEO of Electrify America. “We’re proud to have the F-150 Lightning and all Ford electrical autos benefit from Electrify America’s rising coast-to-coast ultra-fast charging community to construct vary confidence wherever they journey.”
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Because it stands, Electrify America has already expanded its charger station community to incorporate 800 totally different areas. Add up the entire particular person chargers at these areas and also you’ll discover that there are some 3,500 in whole. Growth is constant at a fast tempo although and Electrify America has some massive objectives for the close to future.
By 2026 it desires to have a complete of 1,800 charging stations accomplished throughout the USA and Canada. In the event that they obtain that aim it might present greater than 10,000 particular person chargers throughout North America. That’s to say nothing of the opposite corporations working exhausting to increase EV infrastructure as properly.
This isn’t the primary time that Electrify America has partnered with a legacy auto producer both. Again in February, it introduced a take care of Kia to supply 1,000 kWh value of free charging to prospects. Not lengthy after it partnered with Vietnamese automaker Vinfast and really lately, Electrify America agreed to assist IKEA quadruple its on-site electrical automobile charging infrastructure. Its well-rounded strategy additionally contains constructing lounges and occasion areas at charging stations.