In my opinion hybrid and electric car market is one that has toughest competition in recent times. Word about Tesla Model 3 and Nisan Leaf are all over the internet, Prius is already an old story repeating itself every year. What about Ford C-Max? Where does C-Max fits in...
Ford Investing $4.5 Billion in Electrified Vehicle Solutions
Reimagining How to Create Future Vehicle User Experiences
- Ford is investing an additional $4.5 billion in electrified vehicle solutions by 2020, including the new Focus Electric with all-new DC fast-charge capability, which...
FORD OPENS PORTFOLIO OF PATENTED TECHNOLOGIES TO COMPETITORS
TO ACCELERATE INDUSTRY-WIDE ELECTRIFIED VEHICLE DEVELOPMENT
Ford | May 28,2015
- Ford is opening its portfolio of electrified vehicle technology patents to competitive automakers to accelerate industry-wide research and development...
Q&A with Mike Tinskey, the man behind Ford's electric future - theVerge
By Chris Ziegler
April 24, 2015
...Mike Tinskey is Ford's global director of electrification and infrastructure — that is to say, it's on him to make sure electric cars and hybrids get into customers' hands and work well...
file under Virtual-Awd hybrids...
GM Eyes Electric All-Wheel Drive for Cadillac, Chevrolet - Edmunds
by Rick Kranz
DETROIT — General Motors is developing a high-performance electric all-wheel-drive system for the next generation of Cadillac V-Series sedans and crossovers...
2015 Ford Focus Electric Offers Range Upgrade
Ford is set to launch the 2015 Focus Electric by end of year. Current 2014 model inventory is now below 100 units nationwide, with a new lower MSRP at $25,995 along with an additional $4,000 Cash Back.
The 2015 model is already known to come...
Is Land Rover Plotting An Electric Range Rover?
Tesla is giving the luxury sedan market a kicking right now with the Model S, so could Land Rover try to protect its SUV clout with an electric Range Rover?
Well, it's not the most absurd rumor ever.
In a report by Autocar, recent comments by...
Focus Electric Cost Less than Focus Titanium?
The biggest complaint about EVs is that they were to expansive. Costing $10k or more than a comparable ICE vehicle. But Ford has become the first automaker to overcome that benchmark.
With the 2014 Focus Electric with an MSRP of $35,995 and a...
Ford lowers 2014/15 Focus Electric MSRP by $6,000 - Now $29,995
Leftlane news reports that a dealer document has revealed that Ford will slash $6,000 from the price of its Focus Electric for the 2015 model year.
According to a document provided to Leftlane News, the 2015 Focus Electric will...
2015 Ford Focus Electric
With an EPA-estimated all-electric driving range of 76 miles on a single charge, Focus Electric delivers a top speed of up to 84 mph. A full charge takes 3.5 hours with an available 240-volt charge station.
Ford continues to enhance and refine Focus Electric for...
Electric Mobility Project ‘colognE-mobil’ Gathers Pace
May-15-2014 11:00 AM ET
COLOGNE, Germany - The electric mobility project colognE-mobil is increasing its public visibility in Cologne with a special colognE-mobil liveried tram run by the city’s public transport services KVB.
2014 Focus Electric $213/mo - $1,999 Down?
Remember when Nissan offered the base stripped Leaf S with slow 3.3kWh onboard charger at $199/mo and $1,999 Down.
Well that's over. The new 2014 Nissan Leaf S deal is now $219/mo and $1,999 Down.
But based on the new lease calculation on the Ford...
New technology could make 1.0-litre a cheaper alternative to Prius
NOTE: This article is from 2012, but it's more relevant now that the Ricardo Focus 1.0L HyBoost/EcoBoost is on the road.
Ford is working on an electrically supercharged version of its award-winning new 1.0-litre...
Ford Energi/Focus Electric Consumers Surpass 65 Million EV Miles!
Ford stated in the new Ford Electrified Vehicles 101: What Ford Employees Need to Know article that through January, data on plug-in vehicles (Ford C-MAX Energi, Ford Fusion Energi and Ford Focus Electric) shows that the total...
2014 Focus Electric Now Cheaper Than Leaf S!!
Ford just increased the Cash Back for the 2014 Focus Electric by $500 to $6,500 for major markets.
Now the loaded 2014 Focus Electric at $29,495 after Cash Back, is now $335 less than the base 2014 Leaf S at $29,830.
Electric vehicles were the major craze all through 2013, especially after Tesla motors delved into the market with full force. Competitors have raised their heads too, with Toyota, Ford, Honda and General Motors giving this idea their try.
Inasmuch as these vehicles have...