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Plug-In Hybrid Compact Ford Coming In 2018

Ford: We Need “C- And D-Segment Vehicles That Are Very Affordable” For EVs To “Take Off”

Finally, a top executive at a leading automaker has discovered the well-known-to-us formula for electric car success. Jim Buczkowski, Ford’s director of electrical and electronics systems/research and innovation, tells Ward’s Auto at the SAE 2014 Convergence electronics conference: “With gas prices going down, that’s a problem. People are looking at…

4 days ago by Eric Loveday 26

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Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today

Taking a break from the hard and fast news cycle of the week, we are stepping back for something a little less precise – “The Top 10 Best Looking EVs On Sale Today”. And rather than just put out a list myself representing InsideEVs, we opened it up to all…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 57

Tom's BMW i3 Prior to Wrap

BMW, Nissan, Ford, GM Set Records In August To Pace EV Sales Higher In US

August for plug-in sales in America was a month like no other, as 11 plug-in vehicles set new yearly highs during the month! And it was a good thing too, as very strong year-over-year comps (August 2013-11,273) coupled with Tesla’s summer production shutdown/focus on Asia threatened to end what was 44 consecutive monthly sales increases for the US…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 28

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August 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

With three strong automakers consistently selling 2,000 or more plug-in vehicles every month (Nissan, Ford and General Motors), and two others also capable of reaching that level (Toyota, Tesla), seeing monthly sales cross the 10,000-level is becoming the norm. Last month in July an estimated 10,533 were sold, which was…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 46

Plug-In Hybrid Compact Ford Coming In 2018

Compact Ford Plug-In Hybrid Coming On New C2 Platform In 2018

According to an exclusive Reuters report: “Ford Motor Co plans to introduce a new hybrid gasoline-electric car in late 2018 to compete against the best-selling Toyota Prius, two sources with knowledge of the company’s plans told Reuters on Wednesday.” “The compact car will be Ford’s first “dedicated” hybrid – that…

2 months ago by Eric Loveday 68