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by TAMU_FFE
Wed Dec 27, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: News and Main Ford Focus Electric Forum
Topic: New Ford Focus Electrics coming to dealer lots in Texas!
Replies: 4
Views: 6374

Re: New Ford Focus Electrics coming to dealer lots in Texas!

Very cool- would have made it a lot easier to get mine in Houston. Even with the state rebate and sans a shipping fee I’m not sure they’ll be able to match the price points in California though.
by TAMU_FFE
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: FFE buying noob, need help
Replies: 19
Views: 12751

Re: FFE buying noob, need help

SyrinxTemple wrote:
scottt wrote:
What's the price on the 2014?
They're asking 10K.
You can get a brand new 2017 for about $14,000 after the tax credit. I think the range and equity position make it a better buy. I had mine transported from California to Texas for about $650
by TAMU_FFE
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:36 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging Forum
Topic: Optimizing battery life
Replies: 6
Views: 4352

Re: Optimizing battery life

Jmueller- what amperage charging system do you use?
by TAMU_FFE
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging Forum
Topic: Optimizing battery life
Replies: 6
Views: 4352

Re: Optimizing battery life

Very helpful- thanks jmueller. Just signed the papers on a new FFE, and it should be delivered in about 10 days.

My commute is 35 miles round trip so I could easily make a charge last two days, but- you’re right- the deep average discharge might offset the gains of fewer charges.
by TAMU_FFE
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging Forum
Topic: Optimizing battery life
Replies: 6
Views: 4352

Optimizing battery life

Any tips on getting the best longevity out of EV batteries? I’ve been reading up on the Battery University website and, though it seems more so tailored for laptop & cell phone batteries, my application is as follows: -Only charging to 85%, unless the extra range will be needed -Timing charge to fin...

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