Thanks to Whit from our Ford Focus Electric Forum for sending the owner’s manual to us so we can post it up for everyone to view! Now we can clear up some questions for good, like what does the D and L stand for on the drive mode shifter? D stands for drive, and the … Ford Focus Electric Owner’s Manual
Last week Ford announced that it was aiming to have the first eve all-electric pace car by using a 2012 Ford Focus Electric in the Richmond 400 race in Richmond Virginia at the end of April. This week, in an attempt to stay at the forefront of greenlings across the country, Ford has released photos … Ford Focus Electric pace car photos
Ford has announced the company is heading out to the track with the Ford Focus Electric. Ford is claiming the title to having the first all electric pace car when the Ford Focus Electric leads the pack at the Richmond 400 later this month. The public will get it’s first view of the Ford Focus … Ford Focus Electric will be pace car at Richmond 400
Ford Motor Company and Yahoo! have teamed up to create a reality competition series called “Plugged in”. The show will start in May, timed to the availability of the Ford Focus Electric in multiple U.S. markets, and will be broadcast exclusively on Yahoo! Screen. Plugged In will feature teams of 2 people that compete against … Ford Focus Electric in Yahoo! reality series
Another electric vehicle publicity stunt? Perhaps. A team of Driver’s are planning to take the Ford Focus Electric from New York Auto Show to Los Angeles, recharging somewhere around 50 times along the way. Because the 2012 Ford Focus Electric has a 6.6 kilowatt onboard charger, it takes about half the time to charge that … 2012 Ford Focus Electric cross country trip
Ford has sold just 10 Ford Focus Electrics so far – 7 in December 2011 (just enough to squeak by it’s initial promise to deliver the Ford Focus Electric by 2012) and 3 more in January 2012. According to Ford, only fleet customers have been able to purchase the Ford Focus Electric so far. “We … Ford says selling 10 Ford Focus Electrics is on track
Just like the Chevy Volt, the Ford Focus Electric has been granted HOV lane access. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) gave the Ford Focus Electric HOV lane access because of it’s low emissions (zero at the tailpipe) and it’s overall environmental friendliness. CARB didn’t just give the Ford Focus Electric access to the HOV … Ford Focus Electric gets California HOV access
Raj Nair, who will become Ford’s group vice president of global product development on April 1, is excited about Ford’s direction towards green technologies. Nair says that the EcoBoost technology and the electrification strategy in the U.S. and the deisel strategy in Europe is a solid bet for investing in mainstream offerings. In the same … Ford is confident in green technologies
Ford released info that overall vehicle sales were up 14% in February 2012 when compared to February of last year when the company sold 179,119 new vehicles – but what about the Ford Focus Electric?
The North American International Auto Show kicked off in Detroit this week, and Ford was there in full force. With a large display and an executive loaded lineup, Ford was making large promises for the coming year.