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Ford Announces Battery Supplier For 2012 Focus Electric

Ford Announces Battery Supplier For 2012 Focus Electric

Ford doesn't get nearly as many headlines for its upcoming 2012 Focus Electric sedan as other makers may, but the car is still on track to join the 2011 Nissan Leaf and 2011 Chevrolet Volt a year or so after those two electric cars launch. Production has now moved one step closer, as Ford Motor Co... read more

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2009 lincoln c concept 008

Lincoln Puts New Small Car In Plan For the Future

The announcement of a new small car for the Lincoln brand was part of the announcement from Ford this week that they would be closing down the Mercury brand. The car new... read more June 3, 2010 by 1

Michelin EV tire

The Next Big Range Extender for Electric Cars? New Tires

Automakers are spending hundreds of millions of dollars to squeeze the last erg of electric energy from a whole range of forthcoming electric cars. Expensive software... read more June 1, 2010 by 1

2011 Ford C-Max

Hybrid And Plug-In Hybrid Ford C-MAX Planned For 2013, U.S. Sales Likely

Ford has already confirmed that its boxy C-MAX will be arriving in the U.S. late next year and now the Blue Oval has revealed that hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the... read more May 11, 2010 by 0

2012 Ford Focus

MyFord Educates Drivers To Get Better MPG On 2012 Ford Focus

Ford has come up with quiet the winning interface in its vehicles with the Sync system. It has propel Ford forward to where the technology within cars like the 2010 Ford... read more April 17, 2010 by 1

Ford Focus RS500

The Ultimate Performance Ford is…a Focus

When most people think of Ford and the words “ultimate performance” the first thing that comes to mind is probably something like the Ford GT or Shelby GT500 Mustang... read more March 29, 2010 by 1

Ford Focus BEV

Reader Opinion: Automakers Should Convert Existing Models To EVs

Hobbyist and auto manufacturers have different viewpoints on electric vehicles, or EVs. As an EV enthusiast, building a number of all-electric vehicles has been an... read more March 22, 2010 by 9

Ford Focus BEV for The Jay Leno Show's Green Car Challenge

Ford To Rollout 5 New Hybrids and Electrics in Europe

The U.S. appears to be one of the target countries for hybrid and electric vehicles.  Many automakers have focuses hybrid efforts solely on the U.S.  Select automakers have... read more March 16, 2010 by 0

2012 Ford Focus station wagon, launched at 2010 Geneva Motor Show

Geneva Motor Show Preview: 2012 Ford Focus Station Wagon

The 2012 Ford Focus four-door sedan and five-door hatchback were probably the most important cars unveiled at January's Detroit Auto Show. And Ford has many more compact... read more March 1, 2010 by 4

2012 Ford Focus

An Important Feature Missing From Most New Cars

Earlier today our partners over at gave you their top five features every new car should have (more here). However, as you might have guessed, most new... read more February 22, 2010 by 0

2010 Mercury Milan 4-door Sedan Premier FWD Grille

New Green Compact Car Coming In 2011 From ... Mercury ?!?!?

Despite the appealing 2010 Milan Hybrid, the Mercury brand hardly springs to mind when you think "green car". In fact, it hardly springs to mind, period; Ford's upmarket... read more February 15, 2010 by 0

2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus: Will It Change Your Mind About Small Cars?

We have been hearing a lot of debate about small cars and whether U.S. buyers will embrace them in the coming years even if gas prices hold stable. Even has... read more February 2, 2010 by 0

Literally a golf cart: EV Electric eZone Tropic, Electric Avenue, 2010 Detroit Auto Show

January's Most Popular Green Car Posts: 2012 Ford Focus, Electric Ave

With the start of the new year, we're back to our end-of-month rundowns on the top five most popular green car posts of the last 30 days. For January, the top two came from... read more January 31, 2010 by 0

Ford's Nancy Gioia at 2008 Detroit Auto Show

Five Questions: Nancy Gioia, Ford global electrification director

Ford was the first U.S. automaker to offer a hybrid, introducing the Ford Escape Hybrid crossover in 2004. It recently expanded its portfolio with the well-received 2010 Ford... read more January 27, 2010 by 3

Ford CEO Alan Mulally at 2010 Washington DC Auto Show

Ford CEO: Fuel-Efficient Engines Pose Tough Fight for Hybrids

Ford has built hundreds of thousands of hybrids since 2004, but unlike Toyota, it hasn't staked its future on the pricey technology that mates an electric motor to a... read more January 26, 2010 by 2

Jay Leno

Jay Leno Gets 2013 Ford Focus Electric, But What Would Conan Drive?

With the "Green Car Challenge" segment of his soon-to-be-terminated 10 pm show, Jay Leno has been a frequent proponent of electric cars--among them the upcoming electric... read more January 14, 2010 by 5



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