(CBS Detroit) – Ford’s highly anticipated electric F-150, the 2022 Ford Lightning, is already selling big.

The automaker confirms preorders now top 100-thousand since it debuted 3 weeks ago.

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The F-150 lightning will be made here, at its river rouge complex in Dearborn.

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Ford has invested $700 million into the plant, ahead of the vehicle’s full release next year.

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