Articles about Ford

  • 2012 Detroit Auto Show electric vehicle preview

    Aside from the usual gas-guzzling 4x4s, pickups and turbo-charged sedans (sorry, saloons), January’s 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit will also be flooded with hybrids from the likes of BMW, Mercedes, Acura, Honda and Volkswagen. That’s all taking us in the right direction, but unless it comes with a plug, we’re not going to spend too much time dwelling on it here. We’ve prepared a little pre-show teaser of some of the EVs coming to Detroit to whet your appetite.
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    By Gavin Conway December 28, 2011 5:14 PM
  • 2012 Ford Focus Electric to offer best-in-class economy

    Ford has laid down the gauntlet to rivals by announcing its new pure-electric Focus will be the most efficient electric family car on the market. Just.
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    By John Silcox December 19, 2011 12:14 PM
  • 2012 Ford Focus Electric order book opens in USA

    The US price of the 2012 Ford Focus Electric has been revealed on Ford’s website, setting the base price at $39,995 before the Federal tax incentive of $7,500 off the list price for electric vehicles. That makes it more than $4,000 pricier than the benchmark 2012 Nissan LEAF at $35,200 and around $10,000 more than the highest spec petrol Focus. So what do you get for your money?
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    By Will Dron November 2, 2011 3:07 PM
  • Green with EV: the ultra-eco community

    Imagine a life with no fuel bills, and a car that runs for free. For one community, it’s an easily achievable reality.
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    By Jeremy Hart September 22, 2011 3:34 PM
  • The Electric Car Debate with Robert Llewellyn (video)

    On Saturday 10 September, the EcoVelocity low carbon vehicleshow played host to a brilliant an enlightening panel discussion about electriccars, organised by TheChargingPoint.comand run in association with Nissan.
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    By Will Dron September 11, 2011 2:42 AM