Originally published on Gas2. While electric cars like the Nissan Leaf and even the Fiat 500e are regularly making the news, one EV we haven’t heard much from is the Ford Focus Electric. Unfortunately the latest news on the electricShow More Summary
Ford has unveiled a prototype version of the Focus Energi plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) which intends to be ‘Green’ inside out. The automaker has teamed up with Coca Cola to bring soda giant’s PlantBottle technology, which was introduced in 2009 as the first-ever recyclable PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic bottle and uses up to 30Continue reading...
Competes with: Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500e, Ford Focus Electric Looks like: The new-generation Golf hatchback, with a few unique design cues Drivetrain: 115-hp electric motor with one-speed transmission; front-wheel drive Hits dealerships: Fourth quarter of 2014 Volkswagen joins the growing...
A Ford Focus Electric recall has been announced because of a potential power failure issue.
When we saw a note about a recall for the Ford Focus Electric, our first reaction was, "is that a new one? Because it's getting hard to tell." This year, we've already seen the Blue Oval's all-electric hatch recalled for non-working door chimes and a "wiring incompatibility" in the headlights. Show More Summary
DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co is recalling 2,618 Focus Electric cars because of potential loss of power to the wheels while driving.
The Ford Focus Electric is being recalled again.
Vehicles Affected: Approximately 22,000 model-year 2012-2013 versions of the Ford Focus electric car and model-year 2013 versions of the Ford C-Max hybrid and C-Max Energi electric crossover. The Problem: The Detroit News is reporting that Ford is recalling the above...
Ford will be voluntarily recalling 23,830 Focus Electric and C-Max Hybrid and Energi models equipped with push-button ignition, according to The Detroit News. Why? Because the cars don't make a noise when the driver's door is open, and are therefore in violation of federal regulations. Show More Summary
Ford is recalling 23,831 Focus EV and C-Max models because the vehicles don't chime when the driver's door is open.
The feds are stepping in to investigate the "Stop Safely Now" messages that a Ford Focus Electric vehicle driver reported to AutoblogGreen earlier this year. The situation is a serious one, but not widespread as Reuters reports that the NHTSA has received just 12 complaints. Show More Summary
DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating incidents of stalling in Ford Motor Co Focus electric cars after receiving 12 consumer complaints.
Ford is recalling 6,308 model-year 2012-2013 Focus Electric vehicles and model-year 2013 Focus ST vehicles due to a problem with the headlamps, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The affected Focus Electrics were manufactured from Sept. 15, 2011,...
Ford is recalling 6,308 units of the 2012 and 2013 Focus Electric and 2013 Focus ST that were fitted with HID headlights because a "wiring incompatibility" could keep the front side marker lights from working. A bulletin from the National...Show More Summary
We've driven a number of EV's over the years -- from the Ford Focus Electric to the Tesla Model S -- but none have been as affordable as the Chevrolet Spark EV. It costs $19,995, including the $7,500 federal tax credit, and just $17,495 in California, thanks to an additional $2500 credit. Show More Summary
It looks like pretty much all electric vehicles have been getting price cuts lately, something that we should expect more of over time.
Ford's Focus Electric is a nice car if you like 'em battery-operated, but it has been a very, very slow seller. Will Ford's latest bold move be enough to change that?
The Ford Focus Electric has been selling… well… not so great. 900 Ford Focus Electrics were sold in the US January 2013 through June 2013. That compares rather poorly to 9,839 Nissan Leafs during the same period. That fact of the mater...Show More Summary
Ford is the latest automaker to drop prices on its electric cars, slicing $4,000 off the 2014 Focus EV. The move will undoubtedly succeed in getting more drivers to take a second look at the car. But how long can Ford—and other automakers...Show More Summary
The price of the Ford Focus EV car has been cut US$4000 ($4400) – 10 per cent of its former price – in response to sluggish sales. The compact electric vehicle, now listed at US$35,995 ($39,300), struggled to meet initial … Continue reading ? The post Ford Focus EV price cut to combat sluggish US sales appeared first on CarAdvice.