Ford Brags About Growing EV Sales In 2022

DEARBORN, MI – Ford has now claimed bragging rights as “the second largest automaker of electric vehicles in America” having sold 61,575 battery-powered models in 2022.

Ford’s EV sales figures released Thursday show the company sold 39,458 of its Mustang Mach-E SUV last year, which was a 45.4 percent increase over 2021. It also sold 15,617 of its F-150 Lightning electric truck, which was launched in May, and 6,500 of its E-Transit vans.

Ford F-150 Lightning leaves assembly line

Tesla is the leader in electric vehicles sales in the U.S. with sales of 1.31 million in 2022, up from 936,172 in 2021.

Ford’s overall F-Series sales for the year totaled 653,947 trucks, making it the country’s best-selling truck for 46 consecutive years and the best-selling vehicle for 41 straight years.

2023 Ford Mach-E models / Photos courtesy of Ford

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About Bud Wilkinson

Bud Wilkinson writes the "RIDE-CT" motorcycle column and the "My Ride" classic car feature in the "Republican-American" newspaper in Waterbury, CT. A graduate of Vermont Academy prep school, he holds a B.A. degree journalism from Ohio Wesleyan University. He is the recipient of a Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Award in 1992 and a 1991-92 regional Emmy Award for commentary. He currently rides a 1987 BMW R 80 RT and a 2014 Triumph Bonneville and drives a 2010 Mazda MX-5 Miata.

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