Price of Electrified F-150

Ford on Thursday will once again begin taking orders for its popular F-150 

When the Lightning first came out, the base model, the Pro, which was mostly meant to be a simple work truck, cost around $40,000.

The price has gone up to about $47,000. The price goes up the same amount for more expensive versions of the truck, up to $8,500...

The Lightning can get the $7,500 federal EV tax credit right now. (Because of new laws, the rules for electric vehicle tax credits...

The change is due to “significant material cost increases and other factors,” according to a Ford announcement.

There are some small improvements to the truck, though. The EPA-estimated range for the base model truck has been increased...

The Special Vehicle Service Package, which includes things like “police-grade” heavy-duty cloth seats...

Ford is also adding a new feature, called Pro Trailer Hitch Assist, which automatically steers the truck to make hooking it up to a trailer...