Ford EVs post new record in May

3 June 2022, 03:08:37

Ford EVs post new record in MayFord U.S. sales outperformed the industry – market share increases 3.5 percent over last year to 13.5 percent, despite the continued global industry semiconductor chip shortage. Gains came from battery electric vehicles, F-Series and Ford SUVs. Nearly 50% of retail sales were comprised of previously placed orders compared to approximately 9 percent at this time last year.

Ford battery electric vehicle sales totaled 6,254 for the month, up 222% over last year, while growing almost 4 times faster than the overall U.S. electric vehicle segment in May. Mustang Mach - E posted a new monthly sales record – sales up 166% over last year, E-Transit sales had its best monthly sales since its launch earlier this year with 874 vans sold, while F-150 Lightning records its first customer sales at the end of May.

As the world’s No. 1 seller of commercial vans, the all-new electric E-Transit continues to ramp up and expand. Ford delivered 874 electric E-Transit vans in May. This was up from April and brings E-Transit total sales for the year to 2,449 vans. E-Transit continues to outsell the combined sales of all commercial electric vans in 2022.

Sales of the F-150 Lightning are underway. At the end of May, dealers took delivery and sold 201 F-150 Lightning units, with many more in transit as volumes continue to ramp up. More than 75% of the people who have reserved an F-150 Lightning are new to Ford, according to reservation data.

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2023 GMC Hummer EV SUV Edition 1

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Length: 196.9 in / 5000 mm
Height: 77.8 in / 1976 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Voltage: 800 V

2023 GMC Hummer EV Pickup

2023 GMC Hummer EV Pickup

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 216.8 in / 5507 mm
Height: 79.1 in / 2009 mm
Location: Rear
Location: Front
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2022 GMC Hummer EV Pickup

2022 GMC Hummer EV Pickup Edition 1

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 216.8 in / 5507 mm
Height: 79.1 in / 2009 mm
Location: Rear
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2023 Rivian R1T

2023 Rivian R1T Adventure Dual-Motor Max Pack

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 217.1 in / 5514 mm
Height: 78.3 in / 1989 mm
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2023 Rivian R1T

2023 Rivian R1T Adventure Quad-Motor Large Pack

Doors: 4, Seats: 5
Length: 217.1 in / 5514 mm
Height: 78.3 in / 1989 mm
Curb weight: 5886.34 lb / 2670 kg
Electric motor #1: 314 kW, 671 Nm
Electric motor #2: 305 kW, 560 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 135 kWh

2023 Rivian R1S

2023 Rivian R1S Adventure Quad-Motor Large Pack

Doors: 4, Seats: 7
Length: 200.8 in / 5100 mm
Height: 77.4 in / 1966 mm
Curb weight: 5842.25 lb / 2650 kg
Electric motor #1: 314 kW, 671 Nm, Location: Rear
Electric motor #2: 305 kW, 560 Nm, Location: Front
Battery: 135 kWh

2023 Polestar 3

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Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 192.9 in / 4900 mm
Height: 63.5 in / 1614 mm
Curb weight: 5696.74 lb / 2584 kg
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2022 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

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Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
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Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2022 Audi e-tron S quattro

2022 Audi e-tron S quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 64.1 in / 1629 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
Location: Rear
Location: Front
Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

2021 Audi e-tron S Sportback quattro

Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 63.6 in / 1615 mm
Curb weight: 5941.46 lb / 2695 kg
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2021 Audi e-tron S quattro

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Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 193.0 in / 4902 mm
Height: 64.1 in / 1629 mm
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Location: Rear
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Battery: 95 kWh, Voltage: 396 V

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2022 Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron 50 quattro

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Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 180.6 in / 4588 mm
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Doors: 5, Seats: 5
Length: 180.6 in / 4588 mm
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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS

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