The Company Ford Motor Co has shut down the production and shipping of the F-150 lightning electric truck, which was having a battery issue. The Inspectors notices a “Potential battery issue” and they halted the production of electric pickup in February. In a statement yesterday, Ford Motor Co said that production will resume on the date March 13.
Automakers are investigating problems:
Automakers of vehicle Ford are currently investigating a potential problem with the electric vehicle battery. Although they say that there have been no accidents or any kind of injury associated with it in customer use. There isn’t any timeline for when the production of the much popular EV will resume.
Update of March 02/2023:
The Company Ford said that they will start production of the extremely popular F-150 lightning electric pickup on March 13. According to them, the additional 11-day delay will allow time for Supplier SK On’s battery cells to be built into battery arrays. Then the battery arrays and packs can be delivered to the production line lightning.
The Spokesperson of Ford says “In the following weeks well will continue to apply for our learning and work with supplier SK On’s team. This will ensure we continue delivering high-quality battery packs down to battery cells. As the REVC ramps up its production, we will continue holding the already-produced vehicles. While the company will work through engineering and its parts updates.
The update of February 15/ 2023:
The Ford Motor Co issued a fresh statement on Wednesday afternoon. Where they state that it has figured out what is the problem with the F-150 Lightening battery. According to the automaker production at the Rouge electric vehicle center will be suspended. While during a standard lightning pre-delivery quality Inspection, the vehicle displayed a battery issue.
In the following week, we expect to conclude our investigation and apply what we learn through the truck’s battery production process. This whole process can take a few weeks. On the other side, we will continue holding the already manufactured vehicles.
While we will focus on work through our engineering and process updates. It is also important to focus on that the Company ford filed a patent with (USPTO) U.S. patents and registered trademarks for the system that aids in vehicle repossession.
First-year production of Ford’s F-150 Lightning:
The Ford’s F-150 lightning Pickup truck has successfully proved widely popular in its first year of production. The customers of Ford are already standing to get the truck. Automakers have said that they have detected the problem with the EV’s battery and have shut down their production. if you had made a decision to buy the vehicle of Ford from the auction then you should verify the auction sheet of the chosen vehicle.
The Spokesperson of Ford states as part of our delivery inspections, a vehicle has displayed a potential battery issue. So, we are holding the vehicles while we investigate. Although, we are not aware of any kind of incidences of this issue in the field. The motor Authority of Ford reported earlier that F-150 pickup trucks are already at dealerships and they will be delivered to customers.