Focus EV is a lively ride because Ford does a dandy job on the powertrain. Plenty of scoot from a dead stop, but that 76-mile range? ...
The 2017 Ford Focus Electric is in store for a battery pack upgrade, one that will see the model outfitted with a 33.5 kilowatt-hour (kWh) battery pack, thus likely allowing for an EPA-rated single-charge range of around ~100 miles, according to recent reports. Show More Summary
It appears that Ford's first electric car will remain off-limits for most states, though.
The 2017 Ford Focus will arrive with a bigger battery.
Concentrating solar power (CSP) plants focus the sun's thermal energy to produce steam that drives a turbine to generate electricity. Now, Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) is testing the performance of a new hybrid system that...Show More Summary
The fascinating properties of light and its electromagnetic partner electricity have been the focus for a great deal of physics research over the centuries. So, with all these years of study, it could be expected that there may not be much left to learn about these two phenomena. Show More Summary
There has been a significant shift in focus over at Integra. The western network operator has pivoted the rest of the way towards fiber, splitting off Electric Lightwave as a standalone entity. Not only that, but the parent company is also taking on the Electric Lightwave name, with Integra living on as a subsidiary focused […]
Many automakers are focusing on electric cars, but what about an electric van? Mercedes-Benz is reportedly considering an electric version of its next-generation Sprinter. The electric Sprinter could arrive by the end of the decade, coinciding with the arrival of the next-gen van, according to Trucks.com. If approved for production, it would join...
A recent article posted on the GreenMoney e-jounal site argues that society is moving rapidly into a period of structural (and possibly abrupt) decline in fossil fuel use. The story, like many which argue along similar lines, draws on...Show More Summary
The latest report suggests Jaguar is moving forward with development of an electric sedan and SUV.
audi ceo rupert stadler has outlined the brand’s ambition to add three electric vehicles to its range by 2020, signalling a shift in focus to electrification and autonomous systems. in the wake of the larger volkswagen group diesel emissions...Show More Summary
After EU-member states agreed on a Commission proposal, the EU will invest €263 million in key gas and electricity projects across the Union with primary focus on the Baltic Sea region. The European Commission announced on Friday (15...Show More Summary
BMW has continued its “semi-leadership” in electric vehicles this week. Despite a recent announcement that the company is shifting the BMW i program’s focus away from electric cars and into autonomous driving, it seems that it is holding up on its aim to electrify all of its models (announced as far back as 2013). Show More Summary
Mindconsole video features the Tesla Model S. CARB approves vouchers for XL Hybrids conversions. Future Mobility has big EV sales plans. Ford recalls the Focus Electric. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla projection mapping video,...Show More Summary
In designing the Clean Power Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provided states with implementation flexibility. Given the options available to states, EIA has produced several scenarios as part of an Issues in Focus analysis in the Annual Energy Outlook 2016 (AEO2016). Show More Summary
Electrically charged wire meshes are used throughout science and engineering to guide, focus and analyse charged particles and may be found in areas as diverse as unmanned satellite propulsion systems, mass spectrometers and particle accelerators. Show More Summary
If you find yourself struggling to focus on an object, there may one day be an alternative to reaching for your glasses or popping in your contact lenses. Scientists have found that by delivering a mild electrical current to a certain...Show More Summary
The Focus Electric will receive a new differential assembly to prevent loss of power and park function.
The F-150 and Explorer represent the bulk of the recalled vehicles. The Focus Electric and Transit Connect account for over 900 and 600 vehicles each. Continue reading Ford recalls over 8,500 vehicles in three campaigns Ford recalls over 8,500 vehicles in three campaigns originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:45:00 EDT. Show More Summary
We heard a while back that Nissan was considering jumping into the plug-in hybrid market, despite till now focusing its plug-in hybrid options on only pure electrics. Now, Nissan CEO & Chairman Carlos Ghosn (who is also CEO & Chairman of Renault) says this is indeed on the way for sometime this year. Show More Summary