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  1. How Much Do Plug-In Hybrids Plug In? Volt Has Most Electric Miles, Data ShowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | GreenCarReports

    Battery-electric cars have to plug in to remain usable, but plug-in hybrids and range-extended electric vehicles don't. And while some makers--most notably Chevrolet and Ford--happily release data showing that their drivers plug in more than expected, other makers are silent.

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  2. Electric-car buyers younger, richer and ready for dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Pacific Daily News

    Buyers of electric cars from major automakers tend to be younger and richer than those who opt for the conventional versions of the same models, a new study funds.

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  3. What's the cheapest new car to drive? Hint: It's an EVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Grist Magazine

    ... in Berkeley, Calif. I found that battery electric vehicles, like the Nissan LEAF, the Fiat 500e, and the Ford Focus Electric, not only do well in comparison to other vehicles, but they are in fact among the cheapest new cars on the road. I started ...

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  4. The battery-electric Fiat 500e brings Italian flavor to the electric vehicle marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | USA Today

    Buyers of electric cars from major automakers tend to be older, much richer and better educated than those who opt for the convention versions of the same models, a new study funds. And the reason for Study: Electric car buyers are younger but richer Buyers of electric cars from major automakers tend to be older, much richer and better educated than those who opt for the convention versions of the same models, a new study funds.

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  5. Test Drive: 2015 Ford Focus SE Sedan 1.0L EcoBoostRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | CanadianDriver

    Along with some styling changes, a revised interior, a standard rear-view camera, and some new safety features, the 2015 Ford Focus is now available with a new turbocharged 123 hp 1.0L three-cylinder EcoBoost engine. This engine, which first appeared in the smaller Fiesta hatchback last year, joins the Focus' standard 160 hp 2.0L four-cylinder engine , the 252 hp EcoBoost 2.0L four , and the 107 kW electric powertrain in the Focus Electric bringing the available 2015 Focus powerplant choices to four.

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  6. Ford is laying off 700 workers at the Wayne, Mich., plant where it makes the Ford FocusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | USA Today

    The shift from small cars to SUVs amid low gas prices is starting to take a toll on the factory floor. Ford says it is planning to cut a shift at its Michigan Assembly Plant where it makes the Ford Ford laying off 700 workers at small-car plant DETROIT -- The shift from small cars to SUVs amid low gas prices is starting to take a toll on the factory floor.

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  7. Oregon lawmakers should OK electric-car incentiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 25 | OregonLive.com

    ... "on the fence" to take the plunge to buy an EV. New EV models, including the Nissan LEAF, Chevy Volt and Ford Focus Electric, demonstrate that people need not sacrifice performance, range or safety in exchange for going electric. EV drivers also ...

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  8. Ford will lay off 700 employees in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | Autoblog

    Lagging sales of compact and electric cars are starting to take their toll on automakers. Ford said Thursday it intends to lay off 700 employees who work at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI, over the next five months.

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  9. Ford to Idle 700 WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Patch.com

    Ford Motor Co. said Thursday it plans to idle 700 workers at Wayne facility due to a slump in sales of small cars, hybrids and electric vehicles.

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  10. Chevrolet Cuts Price of 2015 Spark EV to $26,820Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Motor Trend

    With gas prices still relatively low, automakers are doling out price cuts on their most popular electric vehicles and adding further incentives to get people's attention. Chevrolet has announced that the 2015 Spark EV will have a starting price of $26,820, but after federal and state tax credits, that number could dip below the $15,000 mark.

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  11. Chevy cuts Spark EV price as discounting goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | USA Today

    Against a backdrop of cheap gasoline and ho-hum sales of electric vehicles, Chevrolet is cutting the price of its Spark EV suttingelectriv v Chevrolet announced today Spark EV 1LT's new manufacturer's Chevrolet cuts Spark EV price as discounting goes on Against a backdrop of cheap gasoline and ho-hum sales of electric vehicles, Chevrolet is cutting the price of its Spark EV suttingelectriv v Chevrolet announced today Spark EV 1LT's new manufacturer's Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1FR12CB Chevrolet Spark EV battery car. Chevy is cutting $1,650 from the price, making the car as low as $14,995 after all-available government credits for EV buyers and Chevy discount.

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  12. America's most popular truck now uses this Triad productRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | Business Journal

    ... around the world. We wrote in 2011 about the introduction of the fiber for the seats of the then-new Ford Focus Electric. Unifi (NYSE: UFI) in 2011 opened a facility in Yadkinville to produce Repreve yarn. The company said in June 2014 that it had ...

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  13. U.S. factory activity inches up in March - MarkitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Ford Assembly workers install a battery onto the chassis of a Ford Focus Electric vehicle at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector edged higher in March, with factory activity showing the best gain since October, according to an industry report released Tuesday.

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  14. US factory activity inches up in March - MarkitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Growth in the U.S. manufacturing sector edged higher in March, with factory activity showing the best gain since October, according to an industry report released Tuesday. Ford Assembly workers install a battery onto the chassis of a Ford Focus Electric vehicle at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan, November 7, 2012.

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  15. Nissan Leaf Vs Volkswagen e-Golf: Compare CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | The Car Connection

    Other five-door compact hatchbacks include the Ford Focus Electric, the BMW i3, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, and the newest arrival, the Volkswagen e-Golf. While their technical specs are all but identical, the Leaf and e-Golf represent diametrically opposed approaches to designing and selling electric cars: The Leaf is a dedicated vehicle sold only as a battery-electric model, although some of its hidden underpinnings are adapted from other Nissan models.

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  16. Recharge Wrap-up: Daimler spending big for fuel cells, Ford Go!Drive experiment advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Autoblog

    Ford 's Go!Drive experiment is entering its beta phase in London. The project, which is one of the automaker's global smart mobility experiments, uses a mobile app for on-demand carsharing of Ford Focus Electric and Ford Fiesta vehicles.

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  17. Ford F-150s Now Upholstered With Recycled Plastic BottlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Triple Pundit

    Heaps of plastic waste are generated daily in the United States- 32 million tons in 2012 , according to the EPA. Less than 10 percent of plastic garbage ends up recycled as most of it is entombed forever in municipal landfills.

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  18. Chevy Bolt Concept Confirmed For Production, Ford Rival MootedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | MotorAuthority

    General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has reiterated plans to put its battery-powered Chevrolet Bolt concept car into production. More importantly, the automaker has also reiterated CEO Mary Barra's promise made at the Bolt's 2015 Detroit Auto Show reveal that any production version will offer a range of 200 miles or more and be priced from around $30,000 after incentives.

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  19. 3p Weekend: 5 Signs 2015 Is the Year of the EVRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Triple Pundit

    ... offer respectable range at accessible price-points: With an all-electric range of about 75 miles, the Ford Focus Electric is priced less than $30,000, followed closely by the Volkswagen e-Golf at $35,000 and the BMW i3 at around $40,000 . Better ...

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  20. Michelin installs tires and tech on Ford FocusRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2015 | Modern Tire Dealer

    Michelin tires and its digital travel guides both come as original equipment on the 2015 Ford Focus Electric in Europe. The 2015 Ford Focus Electric will not only be connected to European roads by its Michelin Energy Saver tires, but also to the digital world with Michelin guides that are pre-loaded onto its SYNC2 in-car connectivity system.

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