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U.S. federal policies on increasing electric-car sales to cost $7.5 billion through 2019

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that federal policies to promote the production and purchase of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, will have a total budgetary cost of about $7.5 billion through 2019. The CBO said that that 25 percent of that cost will go in the form of tax credits for buying electric vehicles. Read […]

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Quick Spin: 2012 Ford Focus Electric

A couple of weeks ago, FoMoCo invited me out to NYC to take a quick spin in the new Ford Focus Electric. Having been the third fully-electric car I’ve had the privilege to drive (after the Tesla Roadster and the Nissan LEAF), I was pretty excited to see what the Dearborn automaker had come up […]

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Ford starts shipping Focus Electric to dealers this weekend

According to people familiar with the matter, FoMoCo has started shipping its Focus Electric hatchback to dealers this weekend. Insiders said that about 350 Ford Focus Electric units will be sent to a total of 67 dealers in California, New Jersey and New York over the next couple of weeks. Each dealer will receive about […]

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Ford releases of Focus Electric NASCAR pace car photos

It has recently been revealed that Nascar’s premier electric pace car will be the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, and will lead the field on April 28th for the Sprint Cup Richmond 400. Ford’s participation in the event is also part of the brand’s marketing campaign, with motorsports fans making up 35 percent of potential car […]

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Ford Focus Electric to be first EV pace car for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Richmond 400

The 2013 Ford Focus Electric car will become the first all-electric pace car to ever lead the field for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Richmond 400. The Focus Electric will perform all pace care duties at Richmond International Raceway on April 28 as long as it doesn’t run out of batteries. Click […]

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Use Facebook to take a virtual trip with your friends in a Ford Focus Electric

Not a stranger to using social media to promote its vehicles, Ford is now using Facebook to promote the all-new and zero-emissions Focus Electric. The company has launched a new game called ‘Plug N Play Electric City with the 2012 Focus Electric’ where Facebook users can take their friends and themselves on a little ride […]

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Ford Focus Electric Californian owners get HOV approval, $2,500 tax rebate

If you live in California and are considering buying the new Ford Focus Electric – we have some good news for you. Ford has confirmed California Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Resources Board (CARB) has given approval for owners of the new 2012 Ford Focus Electric to drive in the HOV lanes. Click here for more news […]

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First 2012 Ford Focus Electric heads over to Google

Though it ‘tis a tad dear at $40,000 the first electric Focus is an important symbol for the most profitable of the ‘Big Three,’ which Ford delivered to their first customer, Google right before Christmas. The car itself is on paper pretty similar to the now ubiquitous Nissan Leaf: range of 100 miles, top speed […]

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Ford asks Facebook Fans what the Focus Electric should sound like

One of the many controversial points currently ridiculing the electric car is the lack of an audible mechanical engine noise, which come normally in cars with internal combustion engines. And the reason why the lack of an engine sound is controversial is for safety reasons: pedestrians with impaired vision or hearing may not realize that […]

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Bill Ford: 25% of Ford’s fleet will be electric by 2020

Dearborn, Michigan based Ford Motor Company will be introducing a full electric Focus along with two versions – a plug-in hybrid and a full-electric -of its new C-MAX minivan later this year. But the company has no plans to stop electrifying there. In an article he wrote for Fortune magazine, FoMoCo Chairman Bill Ford said […]

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