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The Jay Leno Show Has New Life, And The Ford Focus Electric Does Too

The Jay Leno Show Has New Life, And The Ford Focus Electric Does Too

There’s something terribly fickle about the bright lights and flashy sets of the TV talk-show genre. But while Jay Leno’s chat show on NBC may have failed to receive positive viewing figures the bright orange 2009 Ford Focus electric prototype used in the show has just found a new home... read more

February 3, 2011 by - 4
 
2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus: Hatchback Or Sedan, That Age Old Question

Alright, so a couple of years ago I wrote an article about the return of the hatchback, and return they have. Instead of just having a hatchback, car manufactures are opting... read more January 31, 2011 by 1


 
2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus: MyFord Versus MyFord Touch

If you have been looking at any automotive website starting early this morning you probably noticed that there is a slew of press today on the 2012 Ford Focus—mostly... read more January 31, 2011 by 0


 
2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus First Drive: The Perspective of a Twentysomething

If you haven’t seen the 2012 Ford Focus, then what I am about to say is going to come as a bit of a surprise. The 2012 Ford Focus is probably the best compact car that... read more January 31, 2011 by 0


 
Lithium-ion battery pack for 2011 Chevrolet Volt

GM Bets On Cheaper Electric-Car Batteries With Envia, Invests $17 Million

Riding high on a bout of good press of its Chevy Volt, GM is putting $7 million into its next big bet on electric cars: cheaper, higher-energy batteries. In his state of the... read more January 28, 2011 by 7


 
BBC Correspondent complains about MINI E

Chelsea Sexton Slams Bias On Both Sides Over Electric-Car Range (Guest Post)

by Chelsea Sexton Slanted, anti-EV reporting is hardly a new thing, and I suspect we're in for a lot more of it in 2011 as plug-in vehicles hit showrooms. But the recent BBC... read more January 27, 2011 by 14


 
MyFord Touch, in 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Will Continue To Live In a Wired World Despite Consumer Reports

There is no doubt that Ford is leading the charge on voice-activated in-car technology—in fact they are the only company that makes this technology available to all of... read more January 22, 2011 by 0


 
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


 
Have Gun, Will Travel

Electric Car Pioneers Want Simple Sockets, Not EVSE Charging Stations

Less than two months after the first 2011 Nissan LEAFs and 2011 Chevrolet Volts arrived in the eager hands of their new owners, there is an increasingly large group of owners... read more January 19, 2011 by 17


 
Ford Rouge Assembly Plant, Michigan, where Ford F-150 pickup trucks are built

Greening The Rouge: Ford's More Sustainable Pickup Plant

A green roof is not at its most photogenic in a Michigan winter. In fact, it's hardly green at all--more like gray and brown--though it still insulates the building below... read more January 18, 2011 by 3


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric live photos

Video: 2012 Ford Focus Electric Live Unveiling At 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Ford’s Volt and Leaf rival has been revealed, making its world debut last week at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and then reappearing again this week... read more January 13, 2011 by 1


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

Talking Global Electrification With Ford’s Program Director

Ford is getting a lot of press with the introduction of their 10 small vehicles and electrification plan earlier this week at the 2011 North American International Auto Show... read more January 11, 2011 by 1


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

Ford: Era Of EVs Calls For Closer Eye On Conflict Minerals

Increasingly, in production electric vehicles such as the 2012 Ford Focus Electric and 2011 Nissan Leaf, automakers are turning to recycled and repurposed materials. But the... read more January 11, 2011 by 2


 
Ed Begley, Jr. Ford Electric Vehicles Informercial

Ed Begley, Jr. Launches Ford’s Electric Car War On Chevrolet, Nissan (VIDEO)

Choosing a spokesperson for a new brand is pretty tough, especially if someone else has already had a go at selling what you’re trying to. NIssan chose world-champion... read more January 10, 2011 by 14


 
Ford press conference, 2011 Detroit Auto Show

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Ford Focus, C-Max, Vertrek Photo Gallery

From the moment Ford CEO Alan Mulally drove onstage in a 2012 Ford Focus ST, the first of half a dozen new compact Ford models, it was all about small cars. There were small... read more January 10, 2011 by 0


 
Ford C-Max Energi, first revealed at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show

2011 Detroit Auto Show: Ford In Love With Electric Cars

Just a few days after unveiling the 2012 Ford Focus Electric at the 2011 Consumer Electrics Show in Las Vegas, Ford has expanded its green fleet for 2012/13 with yet another... read more January 10, 2011 by 1


 

 
 

 
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