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

    1 hr ago | 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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  2. Ford will lay off 700 employees in MichiganRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | 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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  3. Ford to Idle 700 WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 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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  4. Chevrolet Cuts Price of 2015 Spark EV to $26,820Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | 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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  5. Chevy cuts Spark EV price as discounting goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | 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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  6. America's most popular truck now uses this Triad productRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Age-old rivalry shifts to electric cars as Ford plans a Chevy Bolt rivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Digital Trends

    At the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, General Motors showed off the Chevy Bolt , an electric car with 200 miles of range range priced under $40,000. It's already gotten the green light for production.

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  16. 2015 Ford Focus Priced at $17,995Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Motor Trend

    ... an upgraded 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine and a six-speed manual transmission. Also available is the Ford Focus Electric, which has dropped in price to $29,995. All prices listed include an $825 destination fee. I just went to the Toyota and Ford ...

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  17. 2015 Ford Focus Starts at $17,995, Focus ST at $25,195Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | Automobile Magazine

    ... suspension tuning, and a recalibrated dual-clutch automatic transmission on models so equipped. The Ford Focus Electric also receives similar updates and retains its price of $29,995 with destination. The standard 2015 Ford Focus sedan and hatchback ...

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  18. Ford May Show A 200-Mile Electric Car This Year To Counter Chevy BoltRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | GreenCarReports

    The announcement that the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt electric car will go into production within 18 months seemingly sent shockwaves through the auto industry. GM's crosstown rival Ford, which has sold hybrids for more than 10 years but shown little love for battery-electric cars, now seems to feel the need to respond.

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  19. Ford is working on a 200-mile range EV to compete with Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | TreeHugger

    The more the merrier! That's exactly how I feel about electric cars . The real competition for EVs isn't other EVs, it's traditional gasoline-powered vehicles, and the more smart engineers and designers are working on making attractive, convenient, affordable, quality plug-in vehicles, the better.

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  20. Ford to unveil 200 mile range electric vehicle in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... sunny California. If you didn't already know, Ford already offers an all-electric option with its 2015 Ford Focus Electric. But with a paltry 76-mile range, it hardly is a competitor to the Chevrolet Bolt or Tesla Model S. Any good electric car is ...

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