Ford dealers in Texas (USA) are required by the parent company to provide to those wishing to borrow 2021 F-150 pickup trucks with generators.
The bad winter weather has caused power outages for millions of people in Texas this week, many of whom lamented the indoors like sitting in the refrigerator.
The cold temperatures have forced many people to find warm shelter or to find temporary power supply solutions for heating, such as generating electricity from cars to heat water.
According to Automotive News, on February 19, 2021, Ford asked its Texas retailers to lend the 2021 F-150 pickup truck with a generator.
When Ford redesigned the F-150 for the 2021 model year, it added a host of new technologies and features, one of which was an integrated generator.
Ford advertised that it could power a wide range of things needed for a construction site, party, or weekend home cinema show.
It is also capable of powering other essential appliances like heaters and heaters, TVs and small refrigerators.
Ford generators can power all home appliances, including hand-held cutting drills
With a full tank, the Ford F150 can deliver 85 hours of power generation
The F-150 hybrids have a larger 2.4 kW generator, although a 7.2 kW generator can be selected.
Automotive News interviewed a car owner who chose a 7.2 kW generator in preparation for the hurricane season, which he uses to power his home appliances and to a neighbor to charge his portable devices. their family.
Ford said hundreds of the F-150s with generators were loaned back to households in Texas yesterday.