This isn’t really news, more just a funny story about what can happen when you unplug someone else’s electric vehicle in order to charge your own. First off you make someone else angry. Second, you could find yourself a mini celebrity as did the Nissan Leaf owner who unplugged another Leaf at an airport which … Coda Sedan rep unplugs Forbes Ford Focus Electric
Ford has released an iPhone App (and Android Phone app – no mention at all about availability on Windows phones) to help Ford Focus Electric owners stay in the loop about their car’s charge status. The app lets Focus Electric drivers use MapQuest to plan the most efficient route to a destination, and it helps … Ford Focus Electric App now available
Ford announced today that it expects the 2012 Ford Focus Electric hatchback to carry an EPA rating of 100MPGe. The ‘e’ in MPGe stands for equivalent and is used to measure the efficiency of battery powered cars in a method comparable to gasoline powered vehicles.
Range anxiety is the term used to describe the ever-growing concern that the general public has that electric vehicles can’t move them far enough without needing a re-charge. It’s been widely assumed that this is due to the lack of a battery packs ability to hold larger amounts of electricity which would result in more … Range Anxiety caused by charging limitations, not battery limitations
Electric vehicle drivers in California have been shocked to find that the charging stations have been removed from some Costco locations. After more digging, it was discovered that Costco plans on removing all electric vehicle charging stations.
If driving an electric vehicle isn’t beating the system enough, perhaps charging your 2012 Ford Focus Electric with solar panels would be? Ford has announced it is teaming up with SunPower, an established solar provider, to sell a solar energy system with the Ford Focus Electric.
As we wrote about a few days ago, Walgreens is planning on installing charging stations at about 800 of it’s 7700 stores around the country by the end of the year. We had also talked about how the charging stations may be a level 3 charge that the 2012 Ford Focus Electric doesn’t even have.