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Good news for those who want to, er, give back
As the owner of a 19-year-old Honda HMC 0.00%↑ with nearly 200,000 miles on the clock, it is always in the back of my mind that I might need a replacement in the not-too-distant future. And also — what else would a climate change journalist do? — my attention has turned to EVs, such as the compact ones that will fit into the tight parking spaces of New York City.
But I also have fantasy moments. The main one is to have a humongous full-size pickup. And so my eyes widened last year when Ford F 0.00%↑ launched its F-150 Lightning truck, a vehicle capable of astounding acceleration and with cavernous carrying capacity. I imagined myself hauling a tricked-out trailer as we headed to vacations in far-flung parts of the nation.