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Ford Focus Energi With $27,000 Price In The Works?

January 21st, 2014 | by Christopher DeMorro

Ford hybrid sales have exploded over the past year as the Blue Oval added several electrified models to its lineup. Leading Ford’s hybrid charge was the Ford Fusion Energi and C-Max Energi, two plug-in hybrids that could soon be joined by a third model, the Focus Energi, which will offer a longer electric driving range and a lower price

2014 Ford Focus EV Gets $4,000 Price Cut

July 11th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Following on the heels of cars like the Nissan Leaf and Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, the Ford Focus Electric is getting a chunky price cut to make it more competitive with other electric cars. Unfortunately, even after hacking $4,000 off the MSRP, the Ford Focus Electric remains one of the most expensive EVs you can buy. When will Ford get serious about electric cars

German Company Creates Rear-Wheel Drive All-Electric Ford Fiesta

April 18th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

These days a majority of vehicles utilizing front-wheel drive, including the ever-popular Ford Focus. A German company has converted a Ford Fiesta into an all-electric, rear-wheel drive vehicle using wheel hub motors, changing the driving dynamics of this popular commuter car. Maybe this is the way to get people to drive EVs en masse

Ford Focus Electric Cost Cut, But Still Not Competitive

January 28th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

When the Nissan Leaf received a surprise price cut of $6,400 earlier in the month, it was a shot across the bow to automakers everywhere. With the world’s most-popular mass market electric car now far more affordable, Ford apparently felt the need to launch its own round of incentives to stimulate EV sales. Now consumers can save more than $10,000 by leasing a Ford Focus Electric, while cash buyers will see their price drop by $2,

ALTe Takes EV Conversions To China For Survival

September 12th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

The cottage industry of electric vehicle conversions was hoping to ride the wave of EV fever into a much larger market. Unfortunately, the high cost of conversions means there are few takers, and several conversion companies have already gone out of business. Yet Auburn Hills-based ALTe Powertrain Technologies believes there is still a market for EV just isn’t in the U.S.

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