Reviewing Ford F-150 Lightning, Tesla recalls screens, sells electricity in production form: Car News Today
The Tesla screen has overheated. Freightliner and Daimler Trucks large electric pickups have bowed in production form. And we drove the F-150 Lightning. This and more, here at Green Car Report.
The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning doesn’t reinvent the pickup, but it does make it better in almost every way. In the first F-150 Lightning electric truck reviewWe found even more confidence and refinement than expected — plus some good indications for range and efficiency.
Tesla has filed a recall for overheating during fast charging—But no, that’s not what you might think and has nothing to do with the battery pack. During charging, the infotainment screen’s “elevated temperature” can cause the display to slow down or restart — rendering some important safety features temporarily unavailable. Tesla says an over-the-air firmware release will fix the problem.
The Tesla Semi has yet to launch, but as of Monday, America’s most important all-electric best-selling vehicle has yet to enter production. With a range of up to 230 miles but a total weight of up to 82,000 pounds, Freightliner eCascadia sells electricity is a full-fledged Class 8 commercial van, albeit intended for short hauls. The company has more than a million miles on pre-production models, and it has a “comprehensive ecosystem” of charging and energy storage services.