Posts Tagged Ford

Ford C-Max Energi At The 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Ford To Launch C-MAX Energi In China

Ford recently announced RMB 11.4 billion (nearly $1.8 billion) investment in China for research and development. On the Chinese New Energy Vehicles front, Ford intends to begin sales of C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid in 2016. C-MAX Energi was earlier introduced in Europe, but without spectacular success (several hundred sold so…

3 weeks ago by Mark Kane 11

MyFord Mobile App for Apple Watch Range

Ford Launches Smartwatch Apps For Plug-Ins

Ford has launched smartwatch apps for its plug-in cars (Focus Electric, C-MAX Energi and Fusion Energi) for both Apple and Android. This solution was developed to complement the MyFord Mobile platform for Android and Apple smartphones. The app enables one to check battery state of charge, determine range, set preconditioning…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 35

Ford Focus Electric

Ford Expands Workplace Charging

Ford announced a plan to increase workplace charging stations at its facilities as part of its commitment to plug-in electric vehicles. As of today, Ford has installed (since September 2014) 145 stations available for employee use at 43 Ford offices and manufacturing facilities in 6 US states and in Canada. That’s not that…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 22

Ford e-bike (to go)

Ford MoDe:Flex Electric Bicycle (w/video)

Continuing our coverage of car manufacturers dipping their toes into the personal mobility market, we bring you the Ford MoDe:Flex Electric Bicycle (via Engadget). Here’s how it breaks down: Here’s a snippet showing it in action: Is it just us, or does it seem kind of funny to see “Ford”…

4 months ago by Ted Dillard 13

C-Max Energi from Ford

Ford C-Max Energi Recalled For Engine Run-On Issue

Ford has issued a recall that affects the C-Max Energi. The recall actually includes the 2015 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles, but the C-Max Energi is the only plug-in affected. According to reports there’s an issue with a body control module that could allow the engine to continue running even…

5 months ago by Eric Loveday 6

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…

9 months ago by Eric Loveday 44