Ford F-150 Lightning: Exclusive Interview With Ford VP, Darren Palmer

I get an exclusive interview with Ford Model e’s Vice President of Electric Vehicle Programs, Darren Palmer to discuss my initial F-150 Lightning ownership experience. I ask Darren a variety of questions from charging strategy to warranty concerns to supply issues.

I then ask him to comment on the things I don’t love about my Lightning and finish up by asking him about the issues that some owners are having with Ford Charge Station Pro. Much was learned.

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0:00 Intro
2:13 The interview begins
4:08 The Lightning’s unique charging strategy
11:04 F-150 Lightning towing
17:56 F-150 Lightning supply issues
23:05 Is F-150 Lightning Pro the best deal of ANY truck today?
27:02 F-150 Lightning warranty (capacity loss)
35:34 Will the Silverado EV make the F-150 Lightning look like old tech?
38:57 I ask Darren to comment on the things I think Ford can improve
50:38 Charge Station Pro’s overheating issues
58:27 Wrapup

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