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  1. US: Ford to bring back the Ranger modelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | INAUTONEWS

    Ford Motor Co. is looking to revive its Ranger truck in North America and to produce a midsize pickup at its Michigan Assembly plant, according to sources aware of Ford's future plans.


  2. Buyer's Guide: 2015 Kia Soul EVRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 22 | CanadianDriver

    While electric cars aren't exactly commonplace on Canadian streets, an increasing number of manufacturers are offering them for sale in the Great White North. Kia is the latest to join the foray with the Soul EV to challenge the likes of the Nissan Leaf and the Ford Focus Electric in the entry-level e-car sector.


  3. Henry Payne 25 minutes ago Detroit a " Just six years after the Obama...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | National Review Online

    With 2025 less than two product cycles away, the government's 54.5 number is a pipe dream. But as Marge Oge, the former director of the EPA's Office of Transportation and Air Quality, discloses in her insider's account of the 2009 mpg negotiations, Driving the Future: Combating Climate Change with Cleaner, Smarter Cars , the Obama administration wants to use the mandate to force a fundamental change in engine technology, in the same way that federal lighting standards were aimed at eliminating the incandescent bulb.


  4. 2016 Nissan Leaf's Two Batteries: 84 Miles Base, 110 Miles For Top Trims, Dealer SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | GreenCarReports

    ... with battery ranges between 80 and 90 miles now include the BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf as well as the Ford Focus Electric and Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive. The dealer site says nothing about pricing, which would likely be announced only a ...


  5. Where Electric Cars Will Drive Around In Poor NeighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 10 | National Journal

    For all their social benefits, electric vehicles have so far remained the province of the rich. Snazzy Teslas start at $70,000, BMW's i3 will set you back $43,000, and even the relatively cheap Ford Focus Electric and Nissan Leaf cost around $30,000.


  6. Additive manufacturing company Carbon3D named Technology Pioneer by...Read the original story

    Monday Aug 10 | Green Car Congress

    ... Ford has been working with Carbon 3D since December 2014, and has produced elastomer grommets for the Ford Focus Electric and damping bumper parts for the Transit Connect. Carbon3D's CLIP technology uses a tunable photochemical process instead of ...


  7. Kia Soul EVRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | The Car Connection

    ... wheels, the Soul EV is roughly similar in specification to the Nissan Leaf, the Volkswagen e-Golf, the Ford Focus Electric, and other compact battery electric hatchbacks. But the electric Kia stands out from the rest of the pack in two areas: It's ...


  8. 2016 Chevy Volt will have longer range, lower price tagRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 |

    ... Leaf, Volkswagen e-Golf and BMW i3 Hatchback all get around 80 miles per charge. Not far behind are the Ford Focus Electric, Smart Fortwo and Mitsubishi i-MiEV, which can be driven between 60 and 80 miles before they need to be plugged in again. ...


  9. Ford tries to get a better handle on what EV drivers wantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Autoblog

    ... hybrids, and battery-electric vehicles in the US. That was down 27 percent from a year earlier. Notably, Ford Focus Electric sales dropped 32 percent from a year earlier to just 135 units, and have fallen 16 percent for the year. It's not just Ford ...


  10. The Only Number By Which the 2016 Chevrolet Volt Will Be Measured Is OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Car and Driver

    ... as far on electrons as a few full-electrics such as the Smart Fortwo Electric Drive (68 miles) and the Ford Focus Electric (76 miles). Of course, when the electrons run dry, the Volt still has a 1.5-liter gasoline-fed four-cylinder engine that kicks ...


  11. Ford CEO Mark Fields said whatever happens, it's a positive for the car industry.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 |

    ... little about any plans. Ford currently offers several alternative fuel vehicles, including the 2015 Ford Focus Electric, in addition to their hybrid offerings, the 2015 C-Max Energi and the 2016 Fusion Hybrid. Both Apple and Google offer ...


  12. 2015 Ford Focus has something for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2015 |

    Ford began building and marketing the Focus here in the U.S. in 1999 for the 2000 model year. Now, this 3rd generation 2015 model gets a thorough redesign including interior, exterior, infotainment and safety systems, as well some new powertrain choices.


  13. Union: Ford plans Mexico production shiftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | USA Today

    Ford notified its largest union Thursday that it will move production of the next-generation Ford Focus and Ford C-Max from its Michigan Assembly Plant to Mexico in 2018. The company's decision, put Mexico bound? Ford moving two key models out of Michigan DETROIT -- Ford notified its largest union Thursday that it will move production of the next-generation Ford Focus and Ford C-Max from its Michigan Assembly Plant to Mexico in 2018.


  14. Ford aims to keep your car connected with 'Wearables'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2015 | USA Today

    Ford of the future: Wearables, car swapping, ebikes Ford's Palo Alto facility is an incubator for new ideas, like wearables and ebikes. Check out this story on Ford's renewed focus on mobility has just taken one more step forward.


  15. 3. Ford builds in Silicon Valley -- and talent comesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Automotive News

    ... than traditional 3-D printing. Ford said Carbon3D already has helped it make elastomer grommets for the Ford Focus Electric and bumper parts for the Transit Connect. Raj Nair, Ford's product development chief, said in a statement, "Our ability to ...


  16. IDG Contributor Network: How Terminator 2 could wind up changing 3D printing as we know itRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | ComputerWorld

    At its recent "Further with Ford" event, Ford Motor Co. announced that it would collaborate with 3D printing startup Carbon3D to produce high-quality automotive-grade parts.


  17. Ford is into 3-D printing, fictional nanomorph assassinsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Plastics News

    The automaker recently launched an online store with 3-D printable models of its vehicles, bringing plastic Focuses and 6-inch GTs to the masses. It's a nice gesture for those of us for whom the real versions are just slightly out of our price range.


  18. Elon Musk highlights Tesla Model S value retentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2015 | Digital Trends

    ... Dealers Association, Musk pitted a 2012 Tesla Model S against the likes of the Toyota RAV4 EV, a Ford Focus Electric, a Chevrolet Volt, a Nissan Leaf and a Mistubishi i-MieV. While admittedly the Model S is the most expensive of the bunch, with a ...


  19. Ford reveals work on driverless cars, 3-D printing and wearablesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    Ford Motor Company has jumped into the self-driving car race, appointing an auto vet to head its autonomous car development program - but that's not the only new piece of technology the company is utilizing. Google Inc., Audi, Tesla Motors Inc. and Delphi Automotive have been testing out their driverless cars and even Apple Inc. has been rumored to be working on them.


  20. Ford Smart Mobility's MoDe:Flex bike and and Peer-2-Peer Car Sharing enter pilot programsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 |

    Ford announced this week that they'd be shifting their Ford Smart Mobility program from its research phase to implementation. With this, their focus switches to new projects as programs like Peer-2-Peer Car Sharing are given the go-ahead with pilot programs.