Ford

Motiv's Electrified Ford F59 Stripped Chassis

Ford Delivery Van Goes All-Electric

Motiv Power Systems will be providing an all-electric delivery van alternative from a Ford F59 stripped chassis. The van has a 22,000 lb GVWR capability, so it’s likely to be the 208″ wheelbase version. Some details include: Motiv’s Electric Powertrain Control System (ePCS). ~ 100 mile range 3 year/36,000 mile warranty on the…

5 days ago by Mike Anthony 4

Ford To Focus On Performance

Ford To Focus On Performance, Not Electric Drive Technology

According Raj Nair, Ford group vice president of Global Product Development, the automaker is “very well established” with its hybrid and electric-drive technology, so well established that it’s now time for Ford to turn its attention to performance. At the 2015 NAIAS, Ford’s focus on performance was evident in the…

4 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 44

Prius Plug-In Expected to Hold Its Value Fairly Well

The 0 Mile Electric Range Electric Cars

Believe it or not, there are plug-in electric cars available with 0 miles of electric-only range. These are what we call the 0-milers of electric cars. If you’re going electric for the ability to drive electrically, then these cars (all of which are plug-in hybrids) are not for you. BMW…

1 month ago by Eric Loveday 145

Ford Focus Electric

Ford Focus Electric With DC Fast Charging?

Ford, from the beginning, supported the Combined Charging Standard (one inlet with entry for AC and DC charging) along with Chrysler and General Motors in US and the German brands in Europe (in fact, there are two versions of Combo plugs, one for each side of the Atlantic Ocean). But…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 44