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2022 Ford F-150 Lightning: Intelligent Backup Power can light up your house

Intelligent Backup Power taps into this all-electric truck's batteries to run your home for days on end during blackouts using a two-way charger.

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The 2022 Ford F-150 can power your home in a blackout. 

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You can juice this truck up from a 240-volt charger, which can add up to 30 miles of driving range per hour.

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For the Intelligent Backup Power system to work, you need a hard-wired charger and a special inverter.

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This truck offers a range of power outlets in the bed so you can run all kinds of tools on the job site.

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Even though it's electric, the new Lightning features a traditional ladder-style frame. 

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Multiple motors provide standard four-wheel drive.

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The Lightning's charging port is on the driver-side front fender, where it's easy to reach.

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For a smoother ride, the new Lightning also features an independent rear suspension. 

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Aside from a few minor changes, this pretty much looks like a regular F-150. 

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