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Ford, LG Chem Present Cradle-To-Gate GHG Analysis For Focus Electric

Ford’s Research and Innovation Center and LG Chem’s Corporate R&D released an interesting article recently “Cradle-to-Gate Emissions from a Commercial Electric Vehicle Li-Ion Battery: A Comparative Analysis” The main topic of the piece was a GHG emissions comparison between a conventional and all-electric Ford Focus, including battery pack production (cells…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 14

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Ford Focus Electric Recalled Again

The Ford Focus Electric appears to be the most-recalled electric car out there. This latest recall brings the count to four (at least 4 major incidents we believe anyway) for the Focus Electric, just ahead of the Fiat 500e, which recently hit three in late May. The issue, according to Ford,…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 45

Real Time EV Sales Reporting and Historical Charts Can Be Found Here

June 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

While every month so far in 2016 has been an improvement, June was something special as the “Tesla rush” to meet Q2 estimates was far greater than the “Tesla rush” of Q2 2015 and Ford set multi-year highs for plug-in sales. In total, a new all-time record for plug-in sales…

4 weeks ago by Jay Cole 66

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Captain Planet Pitches Ford Focus EV (w/video)

These kids know what’s up. 🌎 #Ford #FocusElectrichttps://t.co/RmqG5G6Suy — Ford Motor Company (@Ford) June 6, 2016 Ford has licensed Captain Planet and the Planeteers to help promote the Focus Electric in a new commercial spot. This advertisement recently appeared on Ford’s Twitter page. Ford doesn’t often promote its plug-in electric…

1 month ago by Electric CarsTV 12

May Sales, Lead By The Nissan LEAF and Fusion Energi Look Make It Three Good Monthly Results In A Row

May 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

Sales of plug-in cars have been on the uptick for quite some time now in the US, but Spring has been exceptionally strong for EVs. March saw a new all-time record set with ~13,845 sales (a 33% gain over the year prior), while April notched 10,557 sales (a 16% gain). For…

2 months ago by Jay Cole 49

Picking up the Focus Electric, when the wife and the Focus Electric were still on speaking terms

Three Years with a Ford Focus Electric – Review

It has been three years and 60,000 plus miles behind the wheel of my Ford Focus Electric and the car has performed well.  In the battery only segment, the car still compares well to its main competitor, the Nissan LEAF. At this juncture, it is clear the Focus Electric is…

2 months ago by Marc Lee 96