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  1. Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Sept: Leaf Up Again, Volt DownRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

    ... January 2013, just 835 have been delivered over that period. Then there are a raft of smaller cars: the Ford Focus Electric, Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive, and Smart Electric Drive. The Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric minicar delivered another 15 ...


  2. First Drive: 2015 Kia Soul EVRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Chronicle Herald

    ... somethings got to give, like interior space for cargo and people. The electro-bunion in the back of a Ford Focus Electric makes me long for the heady days of the Pontiac Solstice boot (I might actually get my bathing suit and deflated beach ball in ...


  3. Ford Focus Sportier and More RefinedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Sacramento Today

    Ford redesigned the Focus two years ago and has produced a fairly sporty and refined compact car that has received strong statements of approval from prominent auto publications. The Focus, which has a sedan and hatchback style, has an appealing exterior styling and the interior design has a smart layout of controls and gauges.


  4. Life in the HOV Lane: Living with a Tesla Model SRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | GlobalNews

    ... News' consumer reporter Sean O'Shea experienced running out of battery first hand after a trip home in a Ford Focus Electric in 2012. Let down by ford focus electric. Full charge said 60 km range: car died 42 km later. Am stranded on QEW. ...


  5. Quiet cars arrive for National Drive Electric Week in HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Huntington Beach Independent

    ... a big reason," said Doug Kerr, an Irvine resident with an electric Ford, speaking of exhaust fumes. The Ford Focus Electric has an EPA-estimated range of 76 gas-free miles on each charge. Ford designed the all-electric motor to help reduce energy ...


  6. Ford C-Max To Get 'Extreme Makeover,' Debut At Paris Motor ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | GreenCarReports

    At least, that's Ford calls the collection of styling and equipment changes it will unveil September 17, ahead of a public debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. The updates will likely be similar to those given to the 2015 Ford Focus compact, meaning they'll probably fall a little short of "makeover" status but will still be meaningful.


  7. The 2015 Kia Soul EV vs. 4 New Electric VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... With a rating of 105 MPGe, it ranks eighth among all U.S.-ready vehicles in fuel economy (tied with the Ford Focus Electric), yet many of the cars ahead of it are either unavailable or akin to golf carts. Among cars most consumers would drive, only ...


  8. Soul Glow: Kia Soul EV Priced, Sits Mid-Pack Among Current Crop of Small ElectricsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Car and Driver

    ... higher than the 2015 Nissan Leaf ($29,860) and the 2015 Fiat 500e ($32,650), but comes in below the 2015 Ford Focus Electric ($35,995) and VW's new e-Golf ($36,265). Factor in the federal tax credit and regional government incentives, which remain ...


  9. California Surpasses 100,000 Plug-in Car SalesRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | WJRT

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  10. Star Transportation adds electric Tesla to its executive taxi serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 |

    ... to that of other companies manufacturing electric cars. The Chevy Spark, the Nissan Leaf and the Ford Focus Electric are modeled after, and drive like, most unleaded-fuel compact cars. The Tesla Model S is different, as the company sought to create ...


  11. 5 Electric Vehicles That Shook the Sales Charts in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

    ... sales figures by the month. Statistics are courtesy of and AutoBlogGreen . The volume of Ford Focus Electric cars sold in August (264 units) may not seem like much, but it represented a record high for the automaker's only all-electric ...


  12. Ford Hybrid Sales: So Far, Not Hurt By All Those MPG ReductionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | GreenCarReports

    ... likely near its goal of 100,000 electrified vehicles this year, when you add in the low sales of the Ford Focus Electric (1,738 for all of last year, 1,358 so far this year). But for a truly dedicated hybrid from Ford, one not adapted from a ...


  13. Though Pricer Than Some EVs, Volkswagen e-Golf Looks To Be A Decent ValueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 31 | Forbes

    ... a mandatory delivery charge, the new plug-in hatchback costs almost exactly as much as the 2014 Ford Focus Electric, but more than $5,000 more than a Nissan Leaf. Both models are among its closest competitors in terms of size and performance. The ...


  14. Report: Next Nissan Leaf to Double EV Driving RangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Motor Trend

    ... of the pack compared to its closest competitors. The Toyota RAV4 EV has a 103-mile rating, while the Ford Focus Electric comes in at only 76 miles. Plug-in hybrids like the Chevrolet Volt and Ford C-Max Energi boost greater total range with the ...


  15. Solar-Powered Tuk Tuk to Travel from India to EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | Inhabitat

    ... of the Year just gets better all the time. GM just installed a carport with 10 charging We knew that the Ford Focus Electric was likely to do well driving in the city where regenerative braking could replenish the battery and slow


  16. 2015 Ford Focus coming soon to Dahl FordRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Sys-Con Media

    ... and a sport suspension to optimize handling. Eco-friendly drivers will be pleased with the 2015 Ford Focus Electric, that is powered solely on electricity. A rechargeable and high-tech lithium-ion battery supplies power to the Focus Electric, ...


  17. 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Priced-At Nearly Twice The Cost Of Gas VersionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2014 | The Car Connection

    Volkswagen just announced pricing for its 2015 e-Golf, and at $36,265 it's in a completely different pricing league than the base 2015 Volkswagen Golf, which costs as little as $18,815.


  18. Ford Motor Invests On Hybrid To Take On Toyota MotorRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 |

    The second largest U.S. automaker Ford Motor has plans to launch an all-new hybrid gasoline-electric in 2018, according to a couple of close sources that told Reuters .


  19. Ford hybridsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Detroit News

    Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce a new hybrid vehicle or line of vehicles in 2018 that would compete against the Toyota Prius and help Ford meet strict federal mandated mileage standards, a forecasting firm said Thursday.


  20. Ford expected to introduce new hybrid to meet federal fuel standardsRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | Detroit News

    Ford Motor Co. plans to introduce a new hybrid vehicle or line of vehicles in 2018 that would compete against the Toyota Prius and help Ford meet strict federal mandated mileage standards, a forecasting firm said Thursday.