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Ford stops building the Focus Electric in Europe due to lack of sales

Published: April 12, 2017

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Filed under: Green , Ford , Electric The Focus EV hasn’t been very popular on the Continent. Continue reading Ford stops building the Focus Electric in Europe due to lack of sales Ford stops building the Focus Electric in Europe due to lack of sales originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 12 Apr 2017 16:15:00 EDT.


Next Ford Focus Electric will stick with 100-mile range

Published: April 18, 2016

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Filed under: Green , Ford , Electric Ford will boost the Focus Electric Vehicle’s single-charge range to about 100 miles for the 2017 model year.


Ford invests $4.5 billion to build more electric cars

Published: December 10, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Ford , Electric , Hybrid Ford is spending $4.5 billion to expand its electric vehicle portfolio by 2020.


Ford launches first-ever ad for Focus Electric

Published: October 5, 2015

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Filed under: Green , Ford , Electric Ford debuts a new advertising campaign for the Focus Electric, a short, high-energy “By Design” spot for the EV. Continue reading Ford launches first-ever ad for Focus Electric Ford launches first-ever ad for Focus Electric originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:28:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds


New York: 2015 Ford Focus Electric hides in plain sight

Published: April 16, 2014

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Filed under: New York Auto Show , Hatchback , Ford , Electric The styling changes to the 2015 Ford Focus were shown off at the recent Geneva Motor Show , so what the EV version looks like is not that much of a surprise. Still, the 2015 Focus Electric is making its world debut here at the New York Auto Show , so we wanted to know what changes we are looking at compared to both the internal combustion engine version and the earlier EV models.


Official: Ford Focus EV recalled, again, this time with ambulances

Published: November 1, 2013

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Filed under: Diesel , EV/Plug-in , Ford When we saw a note about a recall for the Ford Focus Electric , our first reaction was, “is that a new one?


Report: Ford idling Michigan Assembly Plant to trim Focus, C-Max supply

Published: October 22, 2013

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Filed under: Budget , Hybrid , Sedan , Plants/Manufacturing , Hatchback , Ford , Electric Ford will be putting the brakes on production at its Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, MI, idling production during the weeks of October 28 and December 16. Ford is citing the first drop in US sales in 27 months, a 4.2-percent dip in September, as the impetus for trimming their supplies, according to Automotive News


Report: Ford starts Focus Electric production in Europe, not updating EV for 2014 MY

Published: June 12, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Manufacturing/Plants , Ford , Europe/EU So far this year (through the end of May), Ford sold 723 Focus Electrics in the US. Not a whole lot – especially compared to Nissan , which sold more than ten times that many Leafs (7,614)


Exclusive: Ford Focus Electrics flashing ‘Stop Safely Now’ warning for some

Published: June 4, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Ford , AutoblogGreen Exclusive So far in 2013, Ford has sold roughly 600-700 Focus Electric vehicles, which can help put the fact that we have just four officially reported problems with something called the “Stop Safely Now” light into perspective.


Official: Ford Focus Electric gets five-star overall crash-test rating from NHTSA

Published: February 7, 2013

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Filed under: EV/Plug-in , Ford The Ford Focus Electric received the highest possible crash-test rating from the federal government, giving Ford another reason to pitch its first all-electric production vehicle to US customers. The Focus EV received a five-star overall score from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).


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