2012 Ford Focus Electric

Best Electric-Car Cargo Space: 2012 Nissan Leaf, 2012 Toyota Plug-in Prius

Best Electric-Car Cargo Space: 2012 Nissan Leaf, 2012 Toyota Plug-in Prius

When you’re researching your next new car it’s likely that you research not one but many different cars, comparing them on everything from fuel economy and features to reliability and interior space. Electric and plug-in hybrid cars are no different -- but the practicalities of cargo... read more

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2012 Ford Focus Electric on Late Show with David Letterman

2012 Ford Focus Gives Letterman a Late Show Test-Drive

You’re the CEO of a global automaker who has just been invited to appear as a guest on the internationally renowned Late Show With David Letterman to talk about your... read more August 4, 2011 by  4

2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011 - Bill Ford Jr.

Ford Polls Facebook Fans For 2012 Focus Electric Noises (Video)

Whether you think they're needed or not, all electric and hybrid cars are going to be required to fit noisemakers so that they can't be missed at speeds of 15 mph or below... read more July 26, 2011 by  17

2012 Ford Focus Electric at 2011 Geneva Motor Show, photo by Robert Llewellyn

Ford To Facebook Fans: “How Should The 2012 Focus Electric Sound?”

The days of the almost silent electric car are gone. Motivated by a severe case of liticaphobia - or the fear of lawsuits - the auto industry has already agreed that electric... read more June 29, 2011 by  35

2012 Ford Focus Electric Microsite

2012 Ford Focus Electric Edges Closer To Production With New Microsite

The 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt had better watch out. The Blue Oval’s contender in the zero-emissions segment, the upcoming 2012 Ford Focus Electric, is... read more May 11, 2011 by  0

Hertz electric vehicle rental

Renting an Electric Car: When Is It Smart, When Is It Dumb?

One way for potential buyers to get familiar with electric cars is to rent one. Several rental companies, among them Enterprise, have announced plans to rent 2011 Nissan Leaf... read more April 1, 2011 by  4

2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011 - Nancy Gioia

Range or Signal Anxiety? Ford and AT&T Team Up on Electric Cars

Ford has just announced that it has chosen telecoms giant AT&T to provide wireless connectivity to its new range of electric and plug-in cars, enabling drivers of its... read more March 23, 2011 by  5

2011 Nissan Leaf at quick-charging station

BREAKING: Nissan Leaf To Get Faster Charger 'In a Year Or So'

You just never know what you'll hear at conferences. You might, for instance, hear Nissan America's director of product planning, Mark Perry, casually mention that the Nissan... read more March 4, 2011 by  7

2011 Coda Sedan advertisement

Electric Car Startups To Square Off Against Big Auto Competition

Competition is heating up in the electric car sector, and the next few years will be a challenging testing ground for startups looking to gain a foothold among consumers as... read more March 4, 2011 by  0

2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Focus Electric: Plug-In To the Most Maintenance-Free Ford Yet

Anyone that has owned a car knows about maintenance. Some people take their cars in for what the industry calls “regularly scheduled” maintenance and others might... read more February 10, 2011 by  0

2012 Ford Focus Electric

2012 Ford Focus Electric: All The Parts It Doesn't Have...

A few days ago we told you what you needed to know about Nissan LEAF and Chevrolet Volt servicing. After all, an electric car doesn't have many of the serviceable components... read more February 10, 2011 by  10

2012 Ford Focus Electric live at CES 2011

2012 Ford Focus Electric Won’t Charge as Fast as Nissan LEAF

One of the biggest drawbacks to electric car ownership today is the time it takes to recharge the car when the batteries are depleted. So it comes as no surprise that the... read more February 1, 2011 by  19

winter driving  -  by flickr user Hey Paul

Will Winter Storms Spell Disaster for Your Electric Car?

Is it really all doom and gloom for electric car owners when winter weather comes, and will electric car owners be stranded in the snow as many columnists have suggested?... read more January 31, 2011 by  5

2012 Ford Focus Electric live photos

2012 Ford Focus Electric Is Greener Than You Might Think

What makes an electric vehicle environmentally friendly or green? Most would say it is the zero-emissions of the all-electric motor. However, the 2012 Ford Focus Electric has... read more January 21, 2011 by  3

2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Electric Car Round-Up

Between the wreck of a Volvo and a $300k Mercedes supercar, the 2011 Detroit Auto show is giving the electric car fan plenty of variety, so if you're planning to visit the... read more January 13, 2011 by  2

Public Charging Station for electric cars, courtesy Mitsubishi Motors

Washington State Pioneers Electric-Car Scenic Tourism Route

The Pacific Northwest is a remarkably scenic corner of the continental United States. The striking coastal ranges of Washington and Oregon offer dramatic vistas, temperature... read more January 13, 2011 by  4


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