Friday, 19 February 2021 20:20

Ford Asks Texas Dealers to Loan Out F-150s to Use as Power Generators

Written by Kyle Hyatt, CNET/Roadshow

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One of the most remarkable aspects of Ford's new F-150 is the option to equip it with a generator to power tools, or blenders or TVs.

Ford's decided it can use this neat trick to help folks down in Texas who are suffering without power after winter storms caused widespread outages all over the state.


According to a report published Feb. 18 by Automotive News, Ford has asked dealers in Texas to loan out their stock of F-150 PowerBoost hybrid models---some 415 trucks in all---to help homes and businesses. It's even altered its loaner program to make that process more straightforward.


To read more, see CNET.

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