In short: Smartphones like those in the Samsung Galaxy range have long come with a power sharing feature that lets you share juice with other phones, watches, or headphones in a pinch. The new all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning also features similar functionality, one new owner recently learned.
Looking through the accessories included with the car, the user came across a mobile power cord, a 14-30 to 14-50 adapter, and a J1772 Tesla adapter. Other forum members had significant day with the prospect of helping stranded Teslas.
“We can help all those unfortunate dead Teslas,” the original poster said. “I’m going to put a ‘Tesla Rescue Squad’ sticker on the bumper,” another user joked.
When asked for comment, a Ford spokesman told The Verge that F-150 Lightning can charge other electric vehicles using the bi-directional charging capability. “We are shipping our first Lightnings with adapters so F-150 Lightning customers can help if needed,” a company spokesperson said. added.
Depending on the finish modelThe F-150 Lightning can deliver 2.4 kilowatts or 9.6 kilowatts from various outlets in the cab, body and front trunk.
Tesla sells J1772 charging adapter on their website for $50. According to the listing, it is compatible with most level 2 public charging stations and supports charging speeds up to 19.2kW. We were told that the adapter is standard on every Tesla.
Like an electrek Basic momentsincluding the adapter with Lightning trucks is probably just a Ford marketing ploy and a blow to a Tesla competitor. However, in rare cases it may come in handy.
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