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Next-Gen Ford F-150 Lightning Will Arrive In 2025: Report

While the Ford F-150 Lightning is a fairly new product after debuting for the 2022 model year, big changes are on the horizon for the automaker’s very first all-electric version of its popular pickup. The next-gen Ford F-150 Lightning will ride on a dedicated EV platform with improved technology, moves that come after the first-gen model launched sharing quite a few components with its ICE counterpart in an effort to keep costs down while also getting it to market more quickly. Now, it seems as if we won’t have to wait much longer for the next-generation Ford F-150 Lightning, as AutoForecast Solutions is reporting that it will arrive in 2025.

According to the automotive forecasting company’s latest future product roadmap, the current-gen Ford F-150 Lightning will continue to be produced until December 24th, 2025, after which it will be replaced by the next-gen model, which is scheduled to enter production on August 18th, 2025 at the under-construction BlueOval City complex. That new EV pickup will ride on Ford’s new, dedicated truck and van EV platform, which it will reportedly share with the Ford Bronco EV, Ford Ranger EV, and next-gen E-Transit, too.

This timeline aligns with previous reports that production at BlueOval City is expected to begin in 2025, as well as the fact that it will build more than just an all-electric Ford F-Series model. These changes will also help differentiate future EV models from their ICE counterparts – something that CEO Jim Farley has long pined for.

Such moves will also make Ford’s second-generation all-electric vehicle lineup more profitable than the current offerings, which is key given the automaker’s dedication – and massive investments in – EVs and related technology. In fact, Ford plans on ramping up EV production significantly in future years, aiming to build 600k units in 2023 and two million across the globe by 2026.

We’ll have more on the F-150 Lightning soon, so be sure and subscribe to Ford Authority for the latest Ford F-150 news, Ford F-150 Lightning news, and non-stop Ford news coverage.

Brett's lost track of all the Fords he's owned over the years and how much he's spent modifying them, but his current money pits include an S550 Mustang and 13th gen F-150.

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Comments

  1. Jane

    And financial reports show it will continue to be a money pit for Ford. Good reason that RAM recently announced they won’t focus on EVs…because a majority of Americans aren’t interested. Why Jim Farley hasn’t been fired yet is puzzling.

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    1. Alfred

      Would you please name the financial reports you read?

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  2. RWFA

    Oh now here is “Jane” swinging in with the tired old tropes in service of the short-seller Big Oil FUDsters.

    Soon somebody will come in to agree and advance her comment with more scripted talking points.

    Reason Farley hasn’t been fired? Because he’s doing a good job working at fixing a messy situation within poor boundary conditions.

    But these rhetorical questions from the FUDsters aren’t meant to be answered, only to move the market.

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    1. RandallK

      Umm. Farley’s stock value lost almost 50% this year under him. Every metric shows he has failed. Meanwhile Toyota who rejected a focus on EVs is excelling tremendously. The numbers prove you’re wrong.

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      1. RWFA

        Uuum, no, ummm you are taking advantage of a supply chain situation in which Toyota was better positioned than most of the industry.

        The numbers we see today have nothing to do with Ford’s BEV push.

        And over the next year as they catch up and have something’s to announce you will see Toyota on the BEV charm offensive, in the meantime the push the old tech that they’ve got because that’s how sales works.

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      2. Alfred

        What is Farley’s stock value? Can I open my Fidelity account and find Farley stocks? All stocks have suffered.

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  3. Kenny D

    And it will “ONLY” Retail at a Starting Price point of…….. Base Model (whatever That May Be), around $75,000.00 without any Dealer Mark Up, If that’s Allowed??? And the Top Tier Form probably Well Into the $100K Bracket. Forgetaboutit! My PG&E is Already $1500.00 “A MONTH”!!!! And The Water Bill Is OVER $350.00. Not Hapnin At Our DUMP!!!

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    1. RWFA

      Dump is probably right.

      How Kenny four-star got from 54k$ to 74k$ in his dump above is a mystery to all including four-star himself.

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  4. RandallK

    And it won’t even tow 100 miles, not to mention it can’t tow anything heavier than a jetski. Not a surprise EVs are failing on a large scale. They simply can’t work in our country’s geographically large driving expanses.

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    1. RWFA

      Ok look Randall K-Street couldn’t help but to bring up the wide spaces thing but he gets bonus points for at least not talking about Texas filled with paper cutouts of EU countries. (Maybe one of those girl name FUDsters has that task for this thread.)

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    2. Alfred

      You aren’t telling any facts with perspective. You are only watching videos from EV haters such as yourself. learn the fact first.

      Reply
  5. JeromeCash

    Ford hung their EV dreams on the Mach E which failed miserably and was recently dropped by Consumer Reports due to poor reliability. Now they have to pin their hopes on a so called truck that can’t even tow for 80 miles without getting stranded on the freeway. No wonder other major auto makers have recently pivoted away from EVs.

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  6. Tennphil

    Not Ready for prime time players EV’S

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  7. Tennphil

    Not Ready for prime time players EV’S, give it 20years,and a patient new president please!!

    Reply

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