It’s official: Ford’s first electric truck will be called the F-150 Lightning. It will debut on May 19, reviving the Lightning nameplate for the first time since the high-performance F-150 SVT Lightning ended production way back in 2004. This will be Ford’s second fully electric vehicle after the Mustang Mach-E, but it won’t be its last. By 2022, Ford will launch seven new EVs, and Ford’s CEO Jim Farley has hinted that one of them could be an electric version of the Bronco.
On Twitter, an angry user challenged Ford’s commitments to zero-emissions vehicles, asking “why don’t we have an EV option on new products like the Bronco?” In response, Farley simply said: “Why do you think we don’t?”