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2015 Ford Focus Electric

2015 Ford Focus Electric Gets Official Reveal

Ford has unveiled the new 2015 Ford Focus sedan and 2015 Focus Electric prior to their worldwide debuts at the 2014 New York International Auto Show next week. Despite the length of the press release put out by Ford, there’s basically no mention of the Focus Electric aside from this:…

1 week ago by Eric Loveday 73

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

March 2014 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

March heralds not only the return of spring, but the end to the “gloomy season” for electric car sales that is January and February. Even still, and despite a prolonged winter for much of the United States, the first two months of 2014 have shown a considerable improvement over last…

2 weeks ago by Jay Cole 39

"Upside" Ad Draws Heavily From Cadillac's "Poolside" Spot

“Upside” is a “Poolside” Parody Featuring The Ford C-Max Energi For Detroit Dirt – Video

Detroit Dirt, with a little help from sponsor Ford, have done an excellent job parodying General Motor’s now famous (and controversial)  ”Poolside” commercial for their plug-in Cadillac ELR. And while the Ford C-Max Energi (and subsequent logo/disclaimer) are featured quite prominently in the spot, this ad focuses on Detroit Dirt’s mission more…

3 weeks ago by Jay Cole 59

Ford C-Max Energi At The 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Are Ford’s Plug-In Energi Cars Profitable?

We’ve often heard stories about the Chevy Volt losing money for GM. And while we don’t know for sure it is losing money, Dan Akerson did state at one point: “We aren’t making much money on them, actually any money on them.” So at best, they are breaking even on…

4 weeks ago by David Murray 25

Ford's Family Of Plug-Ins Have Logged More Than 65,000,000 EV Miles Through January 2014

Ford Family Of Plug-Ins Have Logged 65 Million Electric Miles

Every now and then the 3 largest sellers of electric vehicles publically tout their offerings’ total “all electric miles driven” numbers: Nissan LEAF: 446 million miles Chevrolet Volt: 413 million miles Tesla Model S: 120 million miles (LEAF/Volt numbers based on user participation, Tesla extrapolated from last update) But what of Ford?…

1 month ago by Jay Cole 11

2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Focus Electric Featured In Fully Charged

The Ford Focus Electric was just featured in the Fully Charged series with a recent test drive conducted in Germany. Ford’s first pure elctric isn’t selling in high numbers here, but it’s hard to expect a different result with its high prices relative to other EVs in Europe. In the…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 17