GM’s decision to boost the Chevy Bolt’s range enough to get a 238-mile EPA rating may have come as quite a surprise to some of us, but we shouldn’t be holding our breath waiting for other manufacturers to do the same from the looks of it. Show More Summary
But will give the car quicker charging times. Continue reading Ford sticks with mediocre 100-mile Focus Electric range Ford sticks with mediocre 100-mile Focus Electric range originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
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.
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
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
Affected models include Focus Electric, F-150, Explorer and Transit Connect.
The debate about the relative merits of electric vehicles is certain to be ongoing for years to come. For some, it represents the new frontier in automotive engineering and design. Electric powered vehicles for the masses; no more oil taken from the ground and clean air for all. Show More Summary
These kids know what’s up. ???? #Ford #FocusElectrichttps://t.co/RmqG5G6Suy — Ford Motor Company (@Ford) June 6, 2016 If some goodhearted, genuinely trying people came up with the new Ford Focus Electric ad featuring Captain Planet, I’m sorry to criticize it, but it is a really lame attempt to sell an electric car. Show More Summary
Ford had licensed the Captain Planet characters to promote the Focus Electric in a new 30-second spot. Continue reading Captain Planet wants you to drive a Ford Focus Electric Captain Planet wants you to drive a Ford Focus Electric originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 06 Jun 2016 16:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
Ford Motor Company’s [NYSE:F] Focus Electric will offer a 100-mile range when the 2017 model rolls in later this year, up from 76 miles at present. However, with the similarly priced Chevrolet Bolt EV and Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3 promising double the range or more, the Focus Electric is thoroughly outmatched by the competition (the...
The company is confident current buyers will be attracted to the 2017 Focus Electric with 100 miles of range.
Ford will boost the Focus Electric Vehicle's single-charge range to about 100 miles for the 2017 model year. Continue reading Next Ford Focus Electric will stick with 100-mile range Next Ford Focus Electric will stick with 100-mile range originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
If you live in California and your demographics are right, your electric car dream is within reach. Yes, even you, baristas and struggling actors! The website Leasehackr stumbled upon a killer deal for lower-income Californians (assuming...Show More Summary
In Europe, the 2016 Ford Focus produces 324 foot pounds of torque, according the government. In reality, it gives you the full 350 all the time and will light up its tires mid-corner have you decided to switch off the traction control. But you can, and that’s important. Read more...
Fighting through traffic is a drag. If only you could pop off a wheel from your car and ride it to freedom... See also: The 5 coolest electric cars in the world A Ford patent published on Dec. 15 (and uncovered by Patent Yogi) focuses...Show More Summary
A global electric vehicle outlook report published in 2013 suggested that the goal of 15 countries that are part of the Electric Initiative is to have 20 million electric on the road by 2020.  The report states that, as countries seek to address future energy requirements, achieving sustainable transport has emerged as an important […]