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Electrify America, Ford to offer 250kWh of UltraFast Charging to F-150 Lightning owners

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Electrify America announced Wednesday a charging agreement with Ford to allow F-150 Lightning owners to receive 250 kilowatt-hours of complimentary charging at its ultra-fast charging stations in the U.S. If considering the standard-range version, the 250kWh represents nearly three fill-ups, up to 575 miles of electric driving.

“Electrifying the F-150, America’s best-selling vehicle, is a game changer for bringing electric vehicles fully mainstream,” said Giovanni Palazzo, CEO of Electrify America.

“We’re proud to have the F-150 Lightning and all Ford electric vehicles take advantage of Electrify America’s growing coast-to-coast ultra-fast charging network to build range confidence wherever they travel,” he added.

F-150 Lightning with an extended-range battery will allow the drivers to add an estimated 54 miles of range in approximately 10 minutes and achieve a 15 percent to 80 percent charge in approximately 41 minutes.

Last week, Electrify America announced a partnership with IKEA in the U.S. to install over 200 ultra-fast chargers to 25 retail locations in 18 states. The first charging locations are expected to open in late 2022 and be completed by the end of 2023.

IKEA will quadruple the total number of EV chargers towards its goal of achieving zero-emission home deliveries by 2025.

Earlier this year, Electrify America announced an agreement with the EV maker VinFast to allow the drivers to use its network of ultra-fast charging stations across the U.S. and also with the automaker KIA.

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