Review: Ford Kuga PHEV

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The Kuga is arguably Ford’s most important car

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Thanks For Stabbing Us All In The Back Ford & Chevy. Looking Forward To The Worldwide Ban On All Your Fossil Fuel Products #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV: 5 geeky details show Ford's commitment to EVs

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A special group within Ford, called Team Edison, has been navigating a daunting challenge—to thread the needle between performance enthusiasts and tech-savvy electric-car fans, assuring that the inner workings of a mammoth company wouldn’t stifle the project along the way.

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Matthew Dear song remixes Ford Mustang Mach-E electric car sounds

Green Car Reports

There are many, many songs that mention one of the icons of gasoline-swilling, open-road Americana: the Ford Mustang. Meanwhile, there are very few electric Ford Mustangs in the world, and even fewer songs about electric Ford Mustangs.

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Ford and Metromile partner on usage-based insurance

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Insurance carrier Metromile and Ford Motor are teaming up to provide Ford connected vehicle owners with personalized car insurance to be more affordable and fairer. The agreement with Ford is Metromile’s first with a major manufacturer; Ford’s models are the most popular domestic make among Metromile customers. Owners of eligible Ford vehicles with built-in connectivity will be able to opt in and connect their vehicle to Metromile.

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Ford F-150 Electric details added, as production ramps up for gasoline and hybrid versions.

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As part of an announcement confirming the start of production for a new-generation 2021 F-150 pickup Thursday, Ford released a few new pieces of information about the upcoming fully electric version due in 2022.

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2013 Ford Focus Electric Test Drive

Electric Cars are for Girls

"After a spin around FedExField in the new Focus EV, I think Ford has definitely upped their game." - Eric Caldwell

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Ford Starts EV Test Drives

Revenge of the Electric Car

Ford is starting EV trials in Germany. For more details, follow the link … Ford Plans to Start Electric-Car Tests in Germany Next Month. “Ford Motor Co. The 25 vehicles will be driven under normal traffic conditions in Cologne, where Ford’s European division is based, said Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, director of the Center for Automotive Research at Germany’s University of Duisburg-Essen, which is overseeing the 15 million-euro ($22 million) study.

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Lightning Systems debuts new electric Ford F-550 for shuttle buses, delivery trucks

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Lightning Systems has introduced an all-electric powertrain for the popular Ford F-550 Chassis Cab. The new Lightning Electric Ford F-550 will be available in gross vehicle weight ratings (GVWR) of 17,500 to 19,500 pounds. The new Lightning Electric Ford F-550 model will offer peak power of 180 kW (241 hp). Orders from fleets are being accepted immediately. Torque is rated at 1,100 N·m (881 lb-ft). The top speed is 65 miles per hour.

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Ford Transit Connect Electric

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Ford Transit Connect Electric: Interview with Chris Abarca from Azure Dynamics about the TCE

Report: Ford sees "insufficient scale" for its own battery factory to make sense

Green Car Reports

Several automakers are planning their own battery factories to support increased electric-car production, but Ford isn't one of them.

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Ford Electric Car: Ford Focus Electric 2012

Electric Cars are for Girls

The Ford electric car contender is based on their Focus, and I have to say, it seems to be doing its best to blend in. Not a bad thing

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2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid will carry a price tag over $50k

Green Car Reports

Although Ford plans to woo electric-vehicle fans—and attract a new crowd to plug-in vehicles—with its upcoming, Mustang-inspired all-electric crossover, arriving next year, it’s the fully redesigned Explorer that will probably continue to do the heavy lifting for Ford on the family-vehicle front. ford explorer

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Mustang Mach-E electric SUV is wooing more from other brands than the typical Ford

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Deliveries of the Ford Mustang Mach-E haven't begun yet, but in the meantime Ford is releasing smaller tidbits of information—about the people making reservations for the electric crossover, for instance. Ford claims six out of 10 Mach-E reservation holders are coming from other brands. These customers haven't purchased a Ford (or Lincoln).

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Ford Model T: what was its fuel economy, really?

Green Car Reports

In a recent video posted to YouTube, environmental advocacy group The Sierra Club dialed up production values to call out Ford's lobbying efforts to roll back fuel-economy standards. The video showed a man getting into a modern-day Ford, starting the engine, then noting the shift lever had an array of reverse gears but no forward drive. History Fuel Economy Ford Model T

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Rivian might build upcoming Ford electric SUV

Green Car Reports

Rivian will likely be entrusted to build an upcoming Ford electric SUV, due early within the next few years, at the startup’s former Mitsubishi assembly plant in Normal, Illinois. "It It would be counterproductive for us to try and make what they have capacity to do in the beginning here, because they've got a factory in Illinois that meets a. Rivian

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Ford approaches 1 billion pounds of aluminum recycled; 900M pounds back into Ford products

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By end of this year, Ford will have recycled approximately 1 billion pounds of aluminum (currently approaching 900 million pounds of aluminum recycled back into Ford products).

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Electric Ford Transit will be a quiet, clean package-delivery machine

Green Car Reports

An electric version of the Ford Transit cargo van will launch in the United States and Canada for the 2022 model year. Details on the electric Transit will be revealed at a later date, but Ford noted that the North American version will be built in the U.S. Note that Ford previously announced that a Package delivery is about to get a lot greener.

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Ford isn?t worried about low gas prices fueling EV avoidance

Green Car Reports

Ford could be seen as giving mixed signals about its dedication to fully electric vehicles in the next decade. Ford was among just a few automakers to side with California and 22 other states to oppose federal efforts to quash the Golden State’s right to set its own emissions rules.

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Ford C-Max Energi, Fusion Energi owners still waiting for cooler charge cords

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Six months after Ford issued a recall over a fire risk and its charge cords, some drivers of Ford plug-in vehicles still don’t have the peace of mind of a new charge cord. The recall, issued last August, affected or the 120V AC “convenience charge cord” that Ford supplies with more than 49,000 U.S.-market charging Home charging 2013 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford experimenting with four-legged robots to laser-scan plant

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Ford is using two four-legged robots leased from Boston Dynamics at its Van Dyke Transmission Plant in early August to laser-scan the plant, helping engineers update the original computer-aided design. The robots can be deployed into tough-to-reach areas within the plant to scan the area with laser scanners and high-definition cameras, collecting data used to retool plants, saving Ford engineers time and money. —Mark Goderis, Ford’s digital engineering manager.

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Ford makes $500M minority investment in Rivian; next-gen Ford EV on Rivian skateboard

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Ford Motor Company has made a $500-million minority equity investment in electric vehicle maker Rivian ( earlier post ). In addition to the investment, the companies have agreed to work together to develop an all-new, next-generation battery electric vehicle for Ford’s growing EV portfolio using Rivian’s skateboard platform. At the same time, we believe Rivian can benefit from Ford’s industrial expertise and resources. —Jim Hackett, Ford president and CEO.

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2013 Ford Escape Review

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2013 Ford Escape. Ford is increasing its commitment to fuel-efficient SUVs by discontinuing the production of the Ford Escape Hybrid, one of the most popular hybrid SUV’s on the market. Hybrids accounted for 22 percent of Escape sales at their peak, according to Ford. The gas-only 2013 Ford Escape represents a shift in philosophy at Ford. The Ford EcoBoost engine plays a big role in giving the 2013 Escape some green credentials. Ford Escape

Electric Ford F-150 video, Kia EV design, GM electric air taxis: Today’s Car News

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Ford has revealed a few more details about the fully electric version of the F-Series truck that will arrive in 2022. The electric F-150 will be “a workhorse, not a showhorse.” ” GM is thinking about flying air taxis powered by its batteries.

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Ford to produce 50,000 Airon ventilators in Michigan in next 100 days; partnering with GE Healthcare

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Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will begin producing in Michigan the Airon pNeuton model A ventilator with the goal to produce 50,000 of the needed units within 100 days and up to 30,000 a month thereafter as needed. GE Heathcare and Ford consulted with medical experts in determining the Airon-licensed Model A-E ventilator is well suited for COVID-19 patient care. At full production, Ford plans to make 7,200 Airon-licensed Model A-E ventilators per week.

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Ford, Bedrock and Bosch exploring highly automated vehicle technology in Detroit to help make parking easier

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Ford Motor Company, Bedrock and Bosch are launching a demonstration project with connected Ford Escape test vehicles that can drive and park themselves inside Bedrock’s Assembly Garage in Detroit using Bosch smart infrastructure.

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Electric Ford F-150 prototype shown towing a freight train

Green Car Reports

In Ford's first official tease of an all-electric F-150, released Tuesday—with a video here—a test mule is shown towing more than a million pounds. Then Ford loaded those cars up with 42 gas-powered F-150s The prototype electric F-150 pickup pulled ten double-decker rail cars, weighing that amount, a distance of 1,000 feet.

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Review: 2018 Ford Focus ST-Line

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The Ford Focus

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Ford Puma line-up expanded

Green Cars News

Remember the Ford Puma of the late 90s? Well it’s back – and it’s available to lease right now for less than £250 per month

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Ford unveils all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV

Green Car Congress

In Los Angeles, Ford unveiled the all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV. Ford also will offer two special performance versions. Ford tuned this system to provide excellent traction on the road, rigorously testing the vehicle in wet and snowy terrain to help control for slippery conditions. Mach-E is the first production vehicle to be tuned by the Ford Performance team utilizing Ford’s racing simulator in North Carolina.

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Analysis: What does the Ford F-150 Hybrid reveal about the F-150 Electric?

Green Car Reports

With the release of tech details for the long-awaited 2021 Ford F-150 Hybrid—and the rest of a redesigned lineup of F-150 trucks Thursday—Ford has passively sketched out much about its future for electrified trucks. And that includes the F-Series Electric that’s due in 2022. The reveal of F-150 Hybrid details tell us a lot more

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E charging rates look competitive vs. E-Tron and I-Pace

Green Car Reports

Ford Friday provided an update on charging times for its upcoming Mustang Mach-E electric SUV. And the good news is that, even before deliveries of the Mach-E start—mostly on-time—later this year, Ford has already stepped up its fast-charging times. That includes speedy DC fast-charging. The company now says that the 2021 Mustang

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Ads from Ford tackle EV misconceptions, amid electric push

Green Car Reports

Ford executives this earlier this week stepped up the anticipated timeline for the upcoming electric Ford F-150 pickup. And it coincides with a concerted effort from Ford to promote electric cars. It’s now due in 2021, according to several reports. That includes a series of ads, coming soon—spending level undisclosed—based on an. Marketing youtube Ads

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Ford spins-out autonomous vehicles organization

Green Car Congress

Ford Motor Company has created Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, a new organization charged with accelerating Ford’s autonomous vehicles (AV) business to capitalize on market opportunities.

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Review: Ford Focus ST

Green Cars News

There are two ways to judge the latest Ford Focus ST

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2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric SUV: How project went from milquetoast to Mustang

Green Car Reports

Team Edison, the EV-focused team at Ford’s Corktown facility, in downtown Detroit, was responsible for helping conceive the vehicle that became the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and essentially chaperone it through Ford’s vehicle development channels in Dearborn to production, delivery, and support. Early this year, Team Edison leader (and.

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And Ford makes three

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In Congressional testimony last week, Alan Mullaly, head of Ford, committed the company to developing plug-in cars. Next month at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we will discuss in detail Ford’s accelerated vehicle electrification plan, which includes bringing a family of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles to market by 2012. Tags: Ford plug-in hybrid battery electric car

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Ford awards TomTom global traffic service deal for next-gen SYNC tech

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Ford has awarded TomTom a global multi-year deal to provide Ford’s next-generation SYNC with its real-time traffic service. The all-new 2021 Ford F-150 pickup and the soon to be delivered all-electric Mustang Mach-E SUV are the first Ford vehicles available with the technology. TomTom Traffic provides accurate, real-time traffic information, which will keep Ford drivers informed and can help them reduce their travel time.

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California Department of State Hospitals orders 12 electric Ford Transit 350HD vans from Lightning Systems

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains, announced an order from the California Department of State Hospitals for 12 zero-emission, all-electric Ford Transit 350HD models.

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Ford electric SUV could meet 300-mile target, and then some

Green Car Reports

Ford has been teasing—even promising—a new Mustang inspired high-performance electric SUV, perhaps called Mach E or Mach 1, that it says will have a 300-mile range. DON'T MISS: 2021 Ford Mach E: What we know Now the company has announced that the model has earned a 370-mile range rating in the generous European WLTP driving cycle.

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How Ford got back in the EV game

Plugs and Cars

Ford has done it's share of electric cars, including the Ranger EV and Th!nk Of course Ford needed some plan to deal with last year's high gas prices. The surprise appearance at the Detroit Auto Show last month of an electric Focus may be evidence of a new day (again) at Ford.

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Ford shifted the way it lists Mustang Mach-E electric SUV battery capacity: Why it matters

Green Car Reports

Ford announced the opening of its order banks for the 2021 Mustang Mach-E electric SUV Wednesday. With that, Ford released adjusted power and torque specs for the Mach-E—reflecting a 3% to 4% boost in rated power over previous preliminary estimates. But in the electric car world, where Tesla acceleration videos have made us all a little numb

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New Ford F-150 offering full hybrid powertrain option

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Ford has revealed its all-new F-150 pickup. Available on every trim level from F-150 XL to Limited, the PowerBoost system—the only OEM light-duty full-size pickup to offer a full hybrid—adds instant electric torque to Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6. The F-150 is assembled at Ford’s Dearborn Truck Plant in Dearborn, Michigan, and Kansas City Assembly Plant in Claycomo, Missouri.

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