Articles about Ford

  • Will President Obama deliver 1m electric vehicles by 2015?

    U.S. President Barack Obama’s goal of putting 1 million electric vehicles on U.S. roads by 2015 has come under fire from CBS News. A report published over the weekend highlights vehicle sales to date that are much lower than predicted, and suggests projections for the next few years are greatly overblown.
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    By Will Dron June 7, 2012 11:48 AM
  • Report: electric cars converted from petrol/diesel ‘compromised’

    Consumer Reports, the hugely respected American consumer review organisation, has said that electric vehicles based on existing fossil fuelled cars are ‘full of compromises’.
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    By Gavin Conway May 14, 2012 4:00 PM
  • U.S. Ford Focus Electric dealers trained and certified

    After a fitful start, Ford looks like it is beginning to take the roll-out of its pure-electric Focus Electric more seriously. The company has announced that 67 dealers have been officially certified to sell the all-electric Focus.
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    By Gavin Conway May 3, 2012 3:49 PM
  • Ford Focus Electric to lead the field at NASCAR race

    Ford’s forthcoming pure-electric Focus will become the first ever electric pace car for a NASCAR Sprint Cup race when it leads the field to the green flag for the Richmond 400 race on 28 April.
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    By Will Dron April 18, 2012 11:27 AM
  • Ford launches Focus Electric campaign with Yahoo!

    Ford executives reckon it costs something like $100 million to launch a new model to market using traditional broadcast and print campaigns. But going strictly digital means the company will spend as little as one-tenth that amount when it launches the 2012 Ford Focus Electric.
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    By Gavin Conway April 17, 2012 1:40 PM