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

    Friday | 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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  2. 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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  3. What's the best electric car to buy for the average consumer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | 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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  4. Behind The Wheel: The 2015 Kia Soul EVRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | OhGizmo!

    ... as it puts it second in the range department, behind only Tesla, but ahead of other competitors like the Ford Focus Electric or the Nissan Leaf. It's a decent helping of miles, sure, but still not high enough for a prospective buyer to contemplate ...

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  5. 2015 Ford Focus Road Test & ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | Autobytel

    ... styles, and in three primary trim levels - in addition to the high performance Ford Focus ST and the Ford Focus Electric - both of which are reviewed separately here on the Autobytel Website. The base trimmed Focus model is Focus S, which is ...

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  6. Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, Nov 2014: L-E-A-F Spells ConsistencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | GreenCarReports

    ... electric vehicle market. Finally, GM sold another two Chevy Spark EVs to fleet customers, one more Ford Focus Electric made its way onto Canadian roads. Hyundai also announced that its Tucson Fuel Cell crossover utility vehicle would be available ...

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  7. The First Ford Mondeo Leaves the Assembly LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | The Auto Channel

    November, 27, 2014: Ford has started production of its all-new Ford Mondeo Hybrid - the first hybrid electric car built and sold by Ford in Europe. The Mondeo Hybrid combines a specially-developed 2.0-litre petrol engine with an electric motor and 1.4 kWh lithium-ion battery for 67.3 mpg , reaching 100.9 mpg for urban driving and 99 g/km CO2 emissions.* "The Ford Mondeo Hybrid offers consumers the best of both worlds: the enhanced efficiency and reduced emissions of electric power, and the range and performance of a traditional powertrain," said Roelant de Waard, vice president, Marketing, Sales & Service, Ford of Europe.

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  8. Hyundai and Kia Promise to Triple Number of Green Cars by 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Triple Pundit

    ... better in reviews , but Car and Driver still ranked it behind the Chevy Spark, Volkswagen e-Golf and Ford Focus Electric. Hyundai's Sonata Hybrid , meanwhile, also has scored middle-of-the-road reviews. While drivers generally praise the car's ...

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  9. 2016 Chevrolet Volt Peak Charge Power Increases to 3.6 kWRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Motor Trend

    ... the minimum onboard peak charging power, as electric cars like the Nissan Leaf, Kia Soul EV, and Ford Focus Electric tout or have the ability to tout double the power at 6.6 kW. The bump in charge power was likely controlled by Chevy's findings on ...

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  10. Ford's aluminum-bodied F-150 pickup more gas efficient, WSJ saysRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    ... 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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  11. Honda warned Takata on airbags years before recalls, WSJ reportsRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    ... 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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  12. Ford and SunPower Welcome Sierra Club as Newest Partner of National Drive Green for Life ProgramRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | WJRT

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  13. Barclays to hold a conferenceRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | Theflyonthewall.com

    ... 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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  14. Report: 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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  15. Can You Finally Afford a Hybrid Car?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Credit.com

    There are lots of attractive features of hybrid and alternative-fuel cars, but one of the biggest selling points has traditionally been the potential for saving money: By investing in advanced fuel technology rather than frequently paying for gasoline, you'll eventually spend less than you would by buying a traditional vehicle with a lower sticker price . That pitch doesn't really cut it right now.

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  16. Ford partners with Wind Energy Corp to power 4 dealershipsRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Green Car Congress

    ... 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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  17. Ford and Wind Energy to Deliver an Innovative New Source of Clean Energy to its DealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | The Auto Channel

    Wind Energy will invest nearly $750,000 to install wind sail and solar panel systems at four Ford dealerships; each Windy System will help power dealership facilities, electric vehicle charging stations and lot lighting A Windy System is expected to deliver 20,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity annually, enough to power two average-sized homes for a year or charge Ford Focus Electric 870 times, Fusion Energi and C-MAX Energi 2,600 times each DEARBORN, MI -- November 10, 2014; Ford Motor Company is collaborating with Wind Energy Corporation to bring a new and innovative source of clean energy to its dealers.

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  18. Four Ford Dealers To Test Solar & Wind Clean-Energy SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | GreenCarReports

    As fuel economy slowly rises across its entire range, Ford is looking to lower the environmental impact of the dealerships that sell its greenest cars as well. The company announced today a pilot program that will put solar-and-wind clean-energy systems into four of its dealerships.

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  19. Exclusive Pilot Program with Wind Energy Corporation Brings Clean Energy to Select Ford DealersRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2014 | Business Wire

    For the first time ever, Ford Motor Company is partnering with Wind Energy Corporation to deliver an innovative new source of clean energy to its dealers Wind Energy will invest nearly $750,000 to install wind sail and solar panel systems at four Ford dealerships; each Windy System a will help power dealership facilities, electric vehicle charging stations and lot lighting A Windy System is expected to deliver 20,000 kilowatts of electricity annually, enough to power two average-sized homes for a year or charge Ford Focus Electric 870 times, Fusion Energi and C-MAX Energi 2,600 times each DEARBORN, Mich.-- --Ford Motor Company is collaborating with Wind Energy Corporation to bring a new and innovative source of clean energy to its dealers.

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  20. For some, a big downside to cheap gasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Automotive News

    Dave Guilford is a news editor at Automotive News . This is one of the several staff blogs posted on our website recently.

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