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Did it mention bronco hybrid? That seems more feasible.
 

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I'm more interested in a hybrid model. But this is perfect timing for me. I planned to hold onto my 21 model year for quite a while. And only wanted to trade up for a different tech model bronco. Be it hydrogen or electric or hybrid. Get with the times kind of thing.

So I can wait til 2030s for sure.
 

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EVs have a place they just aren't a blanket solution. We need a mix of fuels, let the consumers choose.
I actually agree with @Tricky Mike, which is concerning on its own.

I like EV's - However I think a plug-in hybrid is a better approach while the infrastructure and battery technology improve. For an off-road vehicle, a fully EV capable vehicle doesn't make much sense - Albeit, many customers won't go off-roading long enough where having extra range would matter anyways.

Give a plug-in hybrid option, where you can get decent range with the electric option (maybe 100 km or so?), and you might be onto a winner.
 
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I actually agree with @Tricky Mike, which is concerning on its own.

I like EV's - However I think a plug-in hybrid is a better approach while the infrastructure and battery improvements improve. For an off-road vehicle, a fully EV capable vehicle doesn't make much sense - Albeit, many customers won't go off-roading long enough where having extra range would matter anyways.

Give a plug-in hybrid option, where you can get decent range with the electric option (maybe 100 km or so?), and you might be onto a winner.
It is concerning and makes me reconsider my position....
 

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EVs have a place they just aren't a blanket solution. We need a mix of fuels, let the consumers choose.
An EV economy car would be a nice fit for my household. It could accommodate majority of the driving we do in the urban Chicagoland area, with home charging every few days and little range anxiety. A compliment to the gasoline Bronco being more of the workhorse, hauling boats and stuff, going off-road, etc.

I would have bought an economy EV four years ago, but no EV at the time could match the $14k I paid new for our Kia Soul fuel sipper. The EV prices need to drop.

Like you said, EVs are not a blanket solution at this time. But could do well for users in an urban environment, especially households also having a gasoline vehicle for longer trips and other duties.
 

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Kinda sucks but I’d rather have a full baked product than something rushed. Hopefully this doesn’t mean the PHEV Bronco will be delayed. I’d rather get into that than nothing on my next Bronco.

I already have my gas guzzler (2024 GMC 3500 HD AT4 6.6 Duramax). Would be awesome to have an energy efficient adventure rig
 

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An EV economy car would be a nice fit for my household. It could accommodate majority of the driving we do in the urban Chicagoland area, with home charging every few days and little range anxiety. A compliment to the gasoline Bronco being more of the workhorse, hauling boats and stuff, going off-road, etc.

I would have bought an economy EV four years ago, but no EV at the time could match the $14k I paid new for our Kia Soul fuel sipper. The EV prices need to drop.

Like you said, EVs are not a blanket solution at this time. But could do well for users in an urban environment, especially households also having a gasoline vehicle for longer trips and other duties.
If I'm being perfectly honest something like an ID3 or Leaf would work perfectly fine as a commuter for both my wife and I. She even kind of likes the Ioniq 5. But I'm not giving up my Bronco or retiring it to toy duty.
 
 


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