Electric Vehicles Took Off. Car Makers Weren’t Ready

Auto makers racing to prove electrical autos have generated lengthy wait lists. Now they need to strive to not disappoint clients like Louie Figueroa.

Mr. Figueroa put down a $100 refundable deposit on an F-150 Lightning quickly after Ford Motor unveiled the electrical pickup in Could 2021, keen to make use of it for his development job. However there’s a lengthy backlog, and it is not clear when he’ll have the ability to really order one.