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  1. Ford CEO: Battery packs in Focus Electric run $12-15,000 each

    Ford Brand News - Global
    By Andrew Ganz Apr 19th, 2012 LLN Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally has revealed one of the most closely-guarded secrets in the auto industry: The cost of the batteries in the automaker’s new Ford Focus Electric. Mulally spilled the beans at a green technology forum, where he said that the...
  2. So the Volt is capable to run in "gas only" mode after all

    General Motors Discussion
    Can you say . . . Hybrid? Report: GM may let Euro drivers switch Opel Ampera to gas power to save batteries Autoblog Jeremy Korzeniewski December 7, 2010 The 2011 Chevrolet Volt made major media waves when it was first revealed that its engine could power the drive wheels independently under...
  3. 2011 Ford Mustang V6 Economy Run

    Mustang Discussion
    2011 Ford Mustang V6 Takes on Bristol Economy Run - InsideLine Published Jun 22, 2010 Just the Facts: A 2011 V6 Ford Mustang will test its fuel range at Bristol Motor Speedway. NASCAR driver David Ragan and four Ford engineers will take turns driving. The goal is to complete 1,000 miles...
  4. Verizon to cut co2 emissions by converting 501 new ford e-series vans to run on natur

    Ford Corporate News
    Verizon, a global leader in delivering broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services, expects to save 1.62 metric tons of CO2 each year by adding 501 Ford E-250 cargo vans upfitted with clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG) engine packages versus conventional gas models...
  5. GM killed its elder (Olds), now its Logan's Run backwards. Hummer may be sold soon.

    General Motors Discussion
    Reuters GM to close four plants, may unload Hummer line Tuesday June 3, 1:10 pm ET By Soyoung Kim WILMINGTON, Delaware (Reuters) - General Motors Corp (NYSE:GM - News) on Tuesday said it was closing four truck plants and could sell its Hummer brand to cut slow-selling trucks and SUVs from its...