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Ford Migration To Battery Electric Vehicles A High-Stakes Proposition

May 03, 2022 12:15 PM ETFord Motor Company (F)TM27 Comments
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Doron Levin


  • A “mixed” first quarter portends more tough comparisons for the automaker for the rest of 2022.
  • While semiconductor supply may improve in the second half, material and components costs will remain high.
  • The Federal Reserve plan to shrink its balance sheet poses a major risk of lower economic activity as well as cooling demand for vehicles.
  • Timing to capitalize on Ford shares suggests waiting until recent price slide stabilizes, perhaps once economic growth picks up.
  • This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, Auto/Mobility Investors. Learn More »

Ford Launches F-150 Lightning Electric Truck

Ford Launches F-150 Lightning Electric Truck

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No one can accuse Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) CEO Jim Farley or Executive chairman Bill Ford Jr. of lacking ambition or boldness. The plan to rapidly replace much of the automaker's

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F-150 Lightning "Power My Trip" (Ford)

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Ford shares 1984-2002 (Fidelity)

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I am a journalist based in Detroit, having spent almost my entire career writing about business and economic subjects for The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Detroit Free Press and Bloomberg. I'm the author of two books and am an acknowledged expert on the world automotive industry.

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