Category Archives: Competitors

Focus Electric Beats Nissan LEAF in MotorTrend Review

While the Nissan LEAF is already being delivered in small numbers in select U.S. markets and Ford doesn’t plan to get any Focus Electrics into consumer hands until late 2011, the competition between the two vehicles is shaping up to … Continue reading

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Ford Turns Up the Heat on Nissan

Some folks have been insisting that the big EV competition is between the Nissan LEAF and the Chevy Volt. Given that the LEAF is a pure electric and the Volt a plug-in hybrid electric, or what GM prefers to call … Continue reading

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Rumor: Ford to Buy Tesla?

Recently, Ford had said they decided to take more of a back seat when it came to putting out their 100% lithium battery powered Focus Electric, letting Nissan (with the LEAF) and GM (with the Volt) go first and test the waters … Continue reading

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Ford Prices the 2012 Focus: $16,270

It is not the price of the Focus Electric, but it is the first step in the process, and in so doing, establishes a base for which the future electric option will be priced on. While at the Paris Motor Show, … Continue reading

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Ford Transit Connect Electric Review

The first arrival of electric motoring to the streets by Ford will not be the Focus Electric, but rather the Ford Transit Connect Electric, which is a compact panel truck that is ideally suited for commercial applications, although there is … Continue reading

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