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  1. Michigan road funding: Ballot proposal would trigger new fees for electric, hybrid vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | MLive.com

    ... of that revenue comes from the state sales tax, which is mostly dedicated for schools and cities. A 2012 Ford Focus Electric hatchback cost almost twice as much as its gas-powered equivalent, resulting in about $700 extra in sales tax at purchase. ...

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  2. Energy Department Announces $55 Million In Grants For Fuel-Efficient Car ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | ThinkProgress

    ... their most fuel-efficient cars to clear inventories." According to TrueCar, people looking to buy a Ford Focus Electric hatchback can get one for 16 percent off MSRP on average in the month of January. Buyers of the Prius Two can save 10 percent off ...

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  3. When oil prices plummet, common sense tends to followRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Forbes.com

    ... Lincoln Navigator, the automaker's least fuel-efficient model . Meanwhile, electric vehicles like the Ford Focus Electric are selling at steep discounts . Since cars typically remain in circulation between 8 and 15 years - quite a bit longer than ...

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  4. When oil prices plummet, common sense tends to followRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Forbes.com

    ... an Lincoln Navigator, the automaker's least fuel-efficient model . Meanwhile, electric vehicles like the Ford Focus Electric are selling at steep discounts .

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  5. 8 Cheapest Electric Cars for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Autobytel

    ... are about average when compared against similarly-sized electric rivals. At first glance the 2015 Ford Focus Electric hatchback's more affordable price might seem to make it a more practical option than the smaller, yet costlier 500e. A closer ...

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  6. Automakers are taking sustainability to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    ... and help vehicles like the Honda Fit eclipse 40 miles per gallon. A new rival to the Nissan Leaf and Ford Focus Electric, the electric version of the Soul arrived in California dealerships this winter and offers 93 miles on a single charge. The ...

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  7. Putting faith in the windRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... of electricity annually. That's enough energy to power two average-sized homes for a year or charge a Ford Focus Electric 870 times and Fusion Energi 2,600 times, according to a Ford news release. The systems will stand out at the dealerships and ...

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  8. Lower gas prices mean there are excellent deals on green cars right nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Autoblog

    ... compared to MSRP, shows that electric cars and hybrids are ripe for excellent savings right now. The Ford Focus Electric presents the greatest disparity, with the average transaction price of $25,168 representing a 16.1-percent saving off its ...

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  9. Why falling fuel prices are bad, bad newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | Automotive News

    Cheap gasoline usually brings higher incentives on hybrids and other fuel-efficient cars -- making it harder for automakers and suppliers to sell them at a profit. When it comes to buying gasoline, I have deep pockets but short arms.

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  10. Ford Motor Company Issues 20% Quarterly Dividend HikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Seeking Alpha

    Ford Motor Company released news that it hiked its quarterly dividend rate by 20%. The quarterly dividend now stands at $0.15 per share, up from its prior rate of $0.125 per share, giving investors $0.60 per share annually.

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  11. Smart Mobility Tracking: Ford Experimenting With Big Data in a Big Brother Kind of WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Car and Driver

    Ford has a plan, nay, an ongoing effort to leverage the latest in communications and data-collection technology to make life better for you, the hapless schnook just trying to get from place to place. It's called the "Smart Mobility" plan, and at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Ford CEO Mark Fields dropped some fresh news on the endeavor.

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  12. WAYNE COUNTYObama to celebrate auto rebound during Ford plant visit...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | Westland Observer

    U.S. President Barack Obama will visit a Ford plant to talk about the success of the automotive rescue program. Obama to celebrate auto rebound during Ford plant visit today U.S. President Barack Obama will visit a Ford plant to talk about the success of the automotive rescue program.

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  13. Obama to visit Ford plant today, celebrate auto reboundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 7 | USA Today

    Obama to visit Ford plant today, celebrate auto rebound President will use visit to talk about the success of the automotive rescue program during the recession. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1ByDRvJ President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit a Ford auto plant near Detroit on Jan. 7, 2015, to celebrate the auto recovery program's success.

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  14. Ford announces Smart Mobility plan; 25 initial projectsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Green Car Congress

    ... the service, such as offering pay-by-minute and enabling one-way trips across the city. A fleet of Ford Focus Electric vehicles and Ford Fiestas with EcoBoost powertrains is located across London. Users can register, get directions to the nearest ...

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  15. The downside of low fuel pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Automotive News

    Automotive data available for graphing, exporting and viewing static data tables. Must have a data center subscription to access content.

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  16. Ford's 2015 CES keynote presentation: Join us TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | CNET News.com

    Over the past few years, Ford CEO Alan Mulally became something of a stable at the International CES in Las Vegas. Ford was one of the first auto makers to have a large presence at CES, and it would make some very significant announcements here, including unveileing the Focus Electric back in 2011.

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  17. Ford Dealers to Charge EVs with On-site Wind PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2014 | PowerPulse

    ... of electricity annually. That is enough energy to power two average-sized homes for a year or charge a Ford Focus Electric 870 times, Fusion Energi 2,600 times and C-MAX Energi 2,600 times. Using one Windy System will offset nearly 14 tons of ...

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  18. Are Mercedes Electric Vehicles Greener Than Gasoline Models?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    At least a few people scoffed at the idea that Mercedes-Benz - that gasoline-burning, performance and luxury brand - would come out with a line of plug-in hybrids and pure electric vehicles. Fair enough, but when the EPA rated the Mercedes B-Class Electric Drive at 84 miles per gallon equivalent , it was considerably lower than the BMW i3, the Ford Focus Electric, and Volkswagen e-Golf, to name a few.

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  19. Kia sold 123 North American Soul EVs in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Autoblog

    ... sold specifically to comply with California's zero-emissions vehicle mandate). For instance, the Ford Focus Electric sold 186 units in the US last month , while the Smart ForTwo ED electric moved 150 vehicles. Honda sold 23 Fit EVs in October. The ...

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  20. What's the best electric car to buy for the average consumer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WJRT

    ... Nissan Leaf, and Tesla Model S. The compliance cars are the Chevy Spark EV, the Fiat 500e, arguably the Ford Focus Electric, the Honda Fit EV (lease-only, now winding down), and the Toyota RAV4 EV (also winding down). It's not yet clear whether the ...

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