The Ford Mustang Mach-E has reached an important milestone.
The automaker announced Wednesday that it has built 150,000 electric SUVs since production began in late 2020.
The Mustang Mach-E is produced at Ford plants in Mexico and China and exported worldwide, with US models coming from a plant in Mexico.
Ford CEO Jim Farley tweeted that the model will be available in 37 countries next year.
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According to Kelley Blue Book, Ford sold more than 30,000 Mustang Mach-Es in the U.S. through October, making it the third best-selling electric vehicle behind the Tesla Model Y and Model 3.
Ford plans to increase its global electric vehicle production capacity to 600,000 a year by the end of 2023 and to two million by 2026, and currently sells the battery-powered F-150 Lightning and Ford E-Transit vans, along with the Mustang Mach. -E in the US
The model has attracted new customers to Ford showrooms, with 73.3% of buyers being first-time Ford owners.
Its largest US markets have been California, New York and New Jersey, and most customers have purchased vehicles painted Space White.
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The Mustang Mach-E was named Consumer Reports’ top EV ahead of the Model 3 in February, but the organization withdrew its recommendation in November due to reliability concerns expressed by its members.G
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“We are listening to all customer feedback, including consumer reports, and concerns raised by customers. The survey results came from the vehicle population early in the launch of these vehicles and those concerns have now been addressed,” a Ford spokesperson told the product. testing organization.