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Nissan’s Killer EV App, the Plug-In Car That Puts the Nail in GM’s Coffin

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This is a move that GM, Ford and whatever’s left of Chrysler should have made, but it’s too creative, too bold and too American for any of those legacy car companies to pull off in the 21st century. Really Ford? The “new&# Ford Taurus?

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Comedy CAFE Clowns Crack Me Up

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Yeah, I Got Your Chevy Volt, Right Here. Day 2 @ Plug-In 2009

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Ford and whatever it is they call Chrysler this week didn’t even bother to show up. If you’ve been wondering just how real the new Chevy Volt that gets 230 mpg in city driving is , well just take a look for yourself.

Why NPR Hates Electric Cars - A Greenius Expose

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Maybe the Ford Focus prototype he took a test ride in isn’t like all the other electric cars I’ve ridden in. After hearing Frank Langfitt’s report on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition this morning I quickly realized two things.

Driven: Ford Focus Electric

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Ford has been astonishingly quiet when it comes to electric cars, which is surprising for a company professing to be one of the biggest in the business. Electric cars Ford Editor Pick

2012 Ford Escape Hybrid Available

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The Ford Escape is Ford’s best selling SUV ever. Offering a hybrid version potentially could have both good and bad implications for Ford. On the plus side, the popularity of the gasoline-only version gives Ford a leg up in promoting the hybrid vehicle. Ford Escape

Review: Ford Mustang

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Ford Mustang ReviewsIt’s the noise. Just turn that V8 engine on and wait. Soon people start to flock from their offices to take pictures and hang around the fabled animal.

Ford reveals refreshed Focus

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Ford has released the first pictures of its new, refreshed Focus, ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. Featuring more tech, more efficiency and a new sleeker look, the new Focus is bound to turn heads at the show next week.

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Ford reveals Ka Concept

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It won''t reach European showrooms for a couple of years, but Ford is already teasing us with its forthcoming Ka Concept (pictured). Latest News Green cars Ford

Ford breaks sales record in China

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Yesterday we told you how General Motors’ sales in China had surpassed its sales in the US (see article) and now we can report on similar success for Ford. Tags: Ford Green cars Latest news Changan Ford Mazda Automobile China Ford Fiesta Ford Focus Ford in China ford mondeo Ford S-MAX Ford sales Ford Transit

Ford hybrids attracting business customers

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Ford''s new Fusion and C-Max hybrids are attracting new commercial customers to the brand, the carmaker reports, as businesses look to reduce their fuel costs.

Ford to ramp up electric vehicle production

Green Cars News

There is no questioning Ford’s commitment to electric vehicles after it decided to triple the production capacity of its electrified line-up to more than 100,000 units through to 2013. The decision comes on the back of Ford selling approximately 35,000 electrified vehicles a year, led by the Fusion Hybrid and Escape Hybrid; and will bolster [.]. Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Ford C-MAX Energi Ford C-MAX Hybrid Ford electric cars Ford Transit Connect Electric

Ford exploring use of bamboo in cars

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Over the past several years, has Ford worked with suppliers to evaluate the viability of using bamboo in vehicle interiors and to make extra strong parts by combining it with plastic. While tests on bamboo continue, Ford is already making use of sustainable and recycled materials.

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Ford unveils Focus Electric

Green Cars News

The first all-electric passenger car from Ford has finally been unveiled in the form of the Focus Electric. Expected to launch in late 2011, the Ford Focus Electric is said to offer enough driving range to cover the majority of daily driving habits of Americans – so around 100miles. Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Ford Focus electric Ford Focus Electric revealed new Ford Focus Electric

Ford plans new Prius-rival hybrid

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Ford is to introduce its first dedicated hybrid model in 2018 according to the news agency, Reuters. Hybrid cars Ford Editor Pick

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Ford plans new Prius-rival hybrid

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Ford is to introduce its first dedicated hybrid model in 2018 according to the news agency, Reuters. Hybrid cars Ford Editor Pick

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Fuel conscience EcoBoost engine leading Ford sales

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Fords efficient 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine is taking over, as new sales data reveals that the engine was equipped to one in every five Fords sold in Europe in the first six months of the year.

Ford reveals electric car plans for Europe

Green Cars News

Having established its global electric vehicle plans, Ford has now revealed its intentions for the European market. This will include two zero-emission battery electric vehicles including the Ford Transit Connect Electric in 2011 and the [.]. The company will introduce five full electric or hybrid vehicles across the C, CD and light commercial vehicle ranges by 2013.

Ford opens reservations for Focus Electric

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One of the most eagerly anticipated electric cars, the Ford Focus Electric, is now open for reservations. Ford has revealed a starting price of $39,995 in the USA, which includes $795 in destination charges, before state and federal incentives. Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Ford Focus electric Ford Focus Electric orders Ford Focus Electric price Ford Focus Electric reservations

Ford opens advanced technology lab

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Ford continues to throw significant amounts of money behind its efforts to be a leader in advanced technology and the next generation of electric cars: as indicated by its opening of a new $8million battery lab at the University of Michigan. Latest News Green cars Ford

Ford reveals electric car charging station

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Ford has announced the new Ford Electric Vehicle Home Charging Station has achieved UL certification after forming a partnership with Leviton. Electric cars Ford Green cars Latest news Ford electric cars Ford electric vehicle home charging station home charging station Leviton

Ford to expand EcoBoost engine line-up

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Its EcoBoost engines are already its most fuel efficient – and now Ford is to expand its line-up with its smallest and most environmentally friendly model yet. The 1.0litre EcoBoost three-cylinder engine, designed at Ford’s Dunton Technical Centre in the US, places the focus on improving thermal efficiency and reducing friction of the engine’s internal [.]. Ford Green cars Latest news EcoBoost engines Ford EcoBoost Ford EcoBoost engines Ford hybrid transmission

Ford reveals new Explorer fuel economy figures

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Ford has revealed the fuel economy figures for the new Ford Explorer – and it will be the most fuel efficient seven-passenger SUV on the market. Ford Green cars Latest news Ford Explorer Ford Explorer fuel economy Ford Explorer SUV new Ford Explorer SUVThe vehicle will deliver an EPA-certified 28mpg on the highway with an all-new 2.0litre EcoBoost engine.

Ford breaks sales record in China

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So it’s no wonder then that Ford China is celebrating after recording a record sales month. During May 2012, sales of Ford brand cars [.]. Ford Green cars Latest news car sales Ford China Ford Focus Ford sales green carsThe car market in China has become increasingly important to automakers worldwide with sales in the country now surpassing those of any other single country in the world, including the USA.

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2017 Ford Focus Electric preview

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The 2017 Ford Focus Electric has been one of last electric cars remaining in the current model year for which we haven't had information. Now Ford has released a few specifications, and a photo of a 2017 Focus Electric window sticker sent by a reader fills in more of the gaps. The good news: after several years with a bottom-of-the-list range of. Preview plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV

Ford releases new Mondeo including hybrid model

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Ford has opened the order books for its new generation Mondeo, including a new hybrid model. Ford Editor Pick The new model will be available in five-door and four-door (hybrid model only) bodystyles in the UK as well as an estate developed specially for Europe.

Ford Focus to offer EcoMode software application

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Details continue to be revealed about the new Ford Focus, with the American car manufacturer now highlighting a new software application that is included in the car. Ford EcoMode rates driver behaviour impacting fuel economy and offers hints on how to improve eco-driving skills with a scoring system. Ford Green cars Latest news eco driving tips eco-driving Ford Focus Ford Focus EcoMode new Ford Focus

Top green car: the Ford Fiesta. The Green Piece

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The top-selling car of the last year; the Ford Fiesta arguably has the greatest chance of helping the UK reduce its transport emissions from private cars. Ford The Green Piece Ford Fiesta The Green Piece Column Tuesday 23 April, 2013. The Green Piece Column.

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Ford named Best Global Green Brand

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Ford has topped the Interbrand’s 2014 list of the 50 Best Global Green Brands, followed by three other carmakers – in a demonstration of the leadership the automotive industry is taking in the field of sustainability.

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Ford gives India an EcoBoost

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The emerging automotive market of India is to receive an environmentally friendly lift – with Ford bringing its global EcoBoost powertrain technology to the country for the first time. It will debut a new three cylinder, 1.0litre EcoBoost engine in the all-new Ford EcoSport. Ford Green cars Latest news ecoboost ecoboost engine Ford EcoBoost Ford EcoSport india

Ford’s first mass-produced carbon fiber wheels

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To source the new lightweight track-capable carbon fiber wheels that are standard on the new Shelby GT350R Mustang, Ford partnered with Australia-based Carbon Revolution. Ford, however, wanted more of a mass-production solution.

Ford adds new 1.5 EcoBoost petrol engine

Green Cars News

Ford is to launch a new efficient 1.5 The new Ford Mondeo will be the first car to benefit from the engine, followed by some of Ford’s other bigger models. Ford ecoboost litre petrol engine to its range of EcoBoost engines, joining the existing engines such as the 1.0

Ford adds new Fiesta EcoBoost powertrain options

Green Cars News

In time for the arrival of the new 14 plate registration plate, Ford has added two new powertrain options to its top-selling Fiesta model. The carmaker’s 100PS version of its 1.0

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Ford hybrid and electric sales quadruple

Green Cars News

While Japanese carmakers got there first, US carmaker, Ford has been making up for lost time, with its growing range of hybrid vehicles achieving record sales in its native country.

Ford fires CEO Fields, in part, for lagging on electric cars

Green Car Reports

It's all the buzz of the auto industry this morning: Ford has fired its CEO Mark Fields and will replace him with Jim Hackett, former CEO of Michigan furniture maker Steelcase. Hackett presently oversees the Ford unit working on autonomous vehicles. The company is expected to make the announcement this morning, according to numerous media reports. plug-in cars

Ford releases detailed research into ethanol

Green Cars News

Ford put this to the test with a detail study of the effect of ethanol bl[.]. Latest News Green cars Biofuels Ford

Alt-fuel history: Ford Model T wasn't designed for multiple fuels, really

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The myth surrounding the car that's credited with putting America on wheels simply isn't true: the Ford Model T was never meant to run fuels other than gasoline. It has mostly taken the form of a legend in which Henry Ford supposedly included a switch on. History myths alternative fuel vehicles Ford Model TThe myth has circulated throughout the car's history, most recently thanks to the internet.

Ford Focus EV heads to LCV 2013

Green Cars News

Tomorrow sees the opening of the Low Carbon Vehicle Show (LCV) 2013, returning once again to Millbrook Proving Ground with a display of the latest and greatest low emission vehicles, as well as whole host of seminars and test drive opportunities. One of the latest vehicles to be confirmed will b[.].

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Ford makes electric vehicle predictions

Green Cars News

Ford believes it has the answer. According to the company’s director of global electrification Nancy Gioia, speaking at Plug-in 2010 in San Jose, California, Ford expects hybrids, plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles to [.]. Tags: Electric cars Ford Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Ford electric cars Ford hybrid cars Ford plug-in hybrid cars plug-in hybrid cars plug-in hybrid electric vehicles