BlueOval City, Ford's electric vehicle and battery manufacturing campus in West Tennessee, begins production in 2025, and will be home to Ford’s second-generation electric truck, codenamed Project T3, and will be capable of producing 500,000 EV trucks a year at full production. Site shown as of March 10, 2023. Photo courtesy of Ford.

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Designed to be radically efficient and carbon neutral, the truck plant on the BlueOval City site will be capable of producing 500,000 electric trucks a year at full production.

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