The Ford Mustang is an iconic car that’s been one of the most famous and beloved cars in American history. When Ford introduced the Mustang Mach-E, it signaled to the world that Ford was truly committing itself to create EVs. This commitment has paid off. Now, the Ford Mustang Mach-E has surpassed its gas-powered siblings in terms of production.
The long history of the Ford Mustang
The Mustang was always a powerful car, but it was more than that. The Mustang, much like the muscle cars that it competed with, lived heavily in the memories and dreams of people around the world. Not only was it powerful and fast, but it was also a cool car that people wanted to own and drive.
That was the case with the original Mustang, but its legacy has continued on. The vehicle has been changed to suit the times throughout the years, and Ford hasn’t stopped doing that now. While a gas-powered Mustang with a huge number of engine options is available to fans, so is the Mach-E.
The Mach-E is an all-electric SUV, unlike the Mustangs of the past. It may not look like a Mustang, but it arguably lives up to what the car represents. It’s a very powerful and fast car, and it seems to represent what most folks will be driving, and that’s an EV.
The Ford Mustang Mach-E has hit a very important milestone
The world is still years away from having roads full of EVs, but the Mach-E hit an important milestone recently. According to Green Car Reports, Ford has built more Mach-E vehicles so far in 2021 than it has built regular Mustangs. Green Car Reports said that Ford built 27,816 Mach-Es as of May 2021, while Ford built 26,089 gas-powered Mustangs in those same five months.
Green Car Reports also stated that the gas-powered Mustang still sells better than the Mach-E. Supply chain problems have slowed mustang production. What this milestone shows is that the Mach-E is a very in-demand vehicle. Some customers will have to wait months before they get their hands on a Mach-E.
This milestone shows that Mach-E can be very successful even in the early days of Ford’s electrification process. While it doesn’t look or drive like a more traditional Mustang, the Mach-E can still compete with the Mustang anyway.
The world will look very electric by 2030
Ford has been putting a lot of effort into its first few EVs. The F-150 Lightning is Ford’s electric version of the iconic F-150, and Ford wants to make sure that it’s as big of a hit as the Mach-E. Ford’s not stopping at two EVs. Like other automakers, Ford has a goal for electrifying its lineup.
Green Car Reports comments on Ford’s ambitions stating that Ford aims to have EVs make up 40% of its global sales by 2030. Other automakers have said that 2030 will be when their last traditional cars are sold. Regardless, while 2030 seems to be the big year for EV goals, it’s not the end game. Automakers that aren’t phasing out traditional cars by 2030 aim to do so at a later date. So, one way or another, the future will be electric.