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Biden back behind the wheel, zooming away in electric truck

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

DEARBORN, Mich. - Joe Biden is back behind the wheel. And now he's gone, bolting down the track.
The self-described “car guy” took a spin in the new Ford F-150 Lightning truck during a visit to a Ford safety testing center Tuesday as part of a trip to Michigan to sell his $2 trillion infrastructure plan. The automaker showed off its new electric truck to coincide with Biden's tour of Ford's Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn, where the truck will be produced.
“This sucker's quick,” the president said, as he rolled up to the traveling press corps. Then he warned them, “I'm just gonna...
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Ford just showed the electric F-150 Lightning a day before its official reveal

Ford just showed the electric F-150 Lightning a day before its official reveal

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The highly anticipated F-150 Lightning isn't set to be revealed until Wednesday evening. But Ford offered a glimpse of its debut electric pickup during an appearance by President Joe Biden at the automaker's headquarters on Tuesday.
A corner of the truck was visible behind Biden and other speakers on live feeds of the event. Reporters on the ground had an even better view of the truck.
And there it is. The electric Ford F-150 Lightning ahead of comments by POTUS. pic.twitter.com/IF0baIT55w - Michael Wayland May 18, 2021
The pickup's front end matches what we've seen...
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Biden jokingly threatens to run over reporters asking about Israel while test driving new electric Ford truck

Biden jokingly threatens to run over reporters asking about Israel while test driving new electric Ford truck

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement As President Joe Biden on Tuesday test drove Ford's new electric F-150 Lightning pickup truck, he joked that he would run over reporters asking questions about Israel.
"Mr. President, can I ask you a quick question on Israel before you drive away since it's so important?" a reporter asked.
"No you can't. Not unless you get in front of the car as I step on it... I'm only teasing," Biden said, with laughter heard in the background. Then he floored it and drove away, to the apparent delight of the reporters nearby.
REPORTER: Mr. President, can I ask you a quick question...
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