Ford has resumed F-150 Lightning manufacturing at its Rouge Electrical Automobile Heart in Dearborn, Michigan after a six-week shutdown.
The plant was quickly offline as Ford labored to increase and retool the ability as a way to triple its manufacturing capability. By this fall, the automaker can have potential to provide the F-150 Lightning at an annualized fee of 150,000 models.
Whereas the short-term shutdown of the Rouge EV Heart restricted buyer deliveries this summer time, Ford says the ability is now able to speed up the ramp-up course of to unlock provide and assist meet demand for its electrical truck.
The ability is on observe to construct greater than 70,000 F-150 Lightning vehicles in calendar 12 months 2023 with manufacturing for US clients anticipated to ramp within the fall.
“We’re all trying ahead to getting these F-150 Lightning vehicles into the arms of our clients – from the U.S. to Norway. This milestone is the results of plenty of exhausting work and collaboration.”
Debbie Manzano, director of producing, Ford Motor Firm