Ford used the 100th anniversary celebration for its Rouge advanced on Thursday to reconfirm plans to introduce a hybrid F-150 in 2020.
The electrified truck will probably be constructed on the Dearborn Truck Meeting plant on the historic facility, the place the present F-150 is made.
The sunshine obligation pickup can also be manufactured at Ford’s Kansas Metropolis Meeting plant.
Full particulars on the brand new powertrain haven’t been revealed, however executives have beforehand advised Fox Information that it’s going to not be a plug-in hybrid. It’s going to, nonetheless, have an outlet that can permit it to double as a transportable generator for worksites and leisure actions.
The automaker can also be scheduled to launch a hybrid-powered Ford Mustang on the identical time that will probably be centered on efficiency, offering V8 energy however with extra torque and larger effectivity typical eight-cylinder drivetrain.
Given the timeframe, the F-150 and Mustang will doubtless be offered as 2021 mannequin yr autos.