Ford has built 150,000 Mustang Mach-E electric SUVs | Rare Techy
Ford confirmed on Wednesday that it has already produced 150,000 Mustang Mach-E electric crossovers.
The milestone shows how much Ford has already ramped up production of the popular electric vehicle, which executives originally expected would sell 25,000 to 30,000 cars a year in the U.S. — a total of 50,000 vehicles a year.
Ford delivered its first Mach-Ee in December 2020. In April 2021, after rave reviews and our own 2021 Best Car to Buy , we reported that early sales of the Mach-E were on pace with those early estimates.
Ford Mustang Mach-E Assembly – Mexico
Demand then grew even hotter, prompting Ford to alter some of its designs, first maximizing production to more than 60,000, then laying out a plan to triple Mach-E annual production at its Mexico plant to more than 200,000 units a year. for North America and Europe by 2023.
That doesn’t make the Mach-E the best-selling electric car in its markets by any means, but it’s second only to Tesla. Some estimates put the Model Y alone at over 750,000 global deliveries in the 2022 calendar year.
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Performance Edition
Ford has been working all this time to make the Mach-E better. In 2021, chief engineer Donna Dickson confirmed that Ford plans to make year-over-year improvements in range and efficiency for the Mach-E in 2023 and 2024. It goes beyond over-the-air updates, and the automaker plans to “redesign.” According to CEO Jim Farley, Mach-Ed gradually, sparing no improvements for a mid-cycle update.
Ford has also doubled production of the F-150 Lightning to about 150,000 a year, and Ford aims to produce 600,000 electric cars a year by the end of 2023, including the E-Transit electric vans and an electric car for Europe being built in Germany. in 2026.
Ford Mustang Mach-E in the port of Drammen, Norway
The company emphasizes that the Mach-E has brought in new buyers, with 73.3% new to the Ford brand. It confirmed that California, Florida, Texas, New York and New Jersey are the top selling states for the Mach-E, while Norway leads in Europe, followed by Germany.