Ford Unveils Electric Transit Connect, Transit Taxi with Alt Fuel Conversion at Chicago Auto Show

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The electric Transit Connect. Ford Motor Company is unveiling the all-electric version of the Ford Transit Connect at the Chicago Auto Show; the small electric van will be in fleet operators’ hands later this year, according to the company. Electric Transit Connect.

Coulomb Technologies ships more than 2,400 public and commercial charging stations in ChargePoint America Program

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Washington DC/Baltimore, Southern Michigan (including Grand Rapids, Lansing, Ann Arbor and Detroit). Any purchaser of a program electric vehicle (Chevrolet Volt, Ford Transit Connect, Ford Focus Electric, BMW ActiveE, Nissan LEAF, smart fortwo electric drive or Fisker Karma), whose home is located within one of the ten target regions, may be eligible to receive a home charging station at no cost.

Ford begins production of 2012 Focus Electric at Michigan Assembly, C-MAX models on deck

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Seattle; and Washington, D.C. Ford’s rollout of electrified vehicles began in December 2010 with the 2011 Ford Transit Connect Electric—a small commercial van built in collaboration with Azure Dynamics. More precise controls to deliver higher levels of refinement as the powertrain transitions between engine and electric drive.

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More Than 1,800 EV chargers installed under Recovery Act

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The eight projects under the Transportation Electrification Initiative, including Coulomb’s project, represent the world’s largest electric vehicle demonstration project and will result in the deployment of more than 13,000 grid-connected vehicles and more than 22,000 charging points in residential, commercial, and public locations nationwide by December 2013. Southern Michigan; and Washington, DC.

Coulomb Technologies to Provide 4,600 Free Home and Public Charging Stations Through ChargePoint America Program

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and Washington DC. Any purchaser of a program electric vehicle (the Chevrolet Volt; the Ford Transit Connect and Ford Focus Electric; or the smart fortwo electric drive), whose home is located within one of the nine target regions, will be eligible to receive a home charging station at no cost. Locations for the ChargePoint America program. Click to enlarge.

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President Obama Announces 48 Projects to Receive $2.4B in Grants for Next-Generation of Batteries and Electric Vehicles; To be Combined with $2.4B in Industry Cost-Share

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400 million in grants to purchase thousands of plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles for test demonstrations in several dozen locations; to deploy them and evaluate their performance; to install electric charging infrastructure; and to provide education and workforce training to support the transition to advanced electric transportation systems. Production of DC bus capacitors including soft wound film and stacked film capacitors necessary for electric drive system power electronics.

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