In Detroit, Ford introduces the C-MAX Energi, a production plug-in hybrid electric that the company says has an extended range of over 500 driving miles.
Ford boasts that its Focus Electric will charge twice as fast as Nissan Leaf, and its charging stations, sold by Best Buy, will run around $700 cheaper.
To go along with its Focus Electric, Ford unveils MyFord Mobile, a smart-phone app to remotely connect with, monitor and even control the vehicle.
Emphasizing technological innovation, Ford uses the Consumers Electronics Show stage to introduce Focus Electric, its first all-electric passenger vehicle.
Ford recently announced the cities where the new all-electric version of the Focus will roll out nationwide, based on local hybrid sales and other factors.
The Ford “Charging into the Future” tour has rolled into the Windy City to talk turkey about an easy permitting process for charging stations.
While most people who purchase a new Focus Electric are expected to purchase an optional home charger as well, the company will also be including a 120V cord.
Ford’s “Charging Into the Future” electric vehicle tour has rolled into New York, where it has announced a partnership with the New York Power Authority.
Ford is currently on a national tour with its green cars to showcase them to regional audiences. We catch up with them to learn about their EV strategies.
Ford has outlined at the Paris Auto Show more details on its forthcoming C-Max hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles, scheduled for a 2013 European kick off.
As part of the Dallas, Texas stop of Ford EV tour, the car maker recently announced a partnership with Oncor, a local utility and smart grid pioneer.