OUR FIRST LOOK: 2013 Focus Electric

The 2013 Ford Focus Electric’s performance is similar to the gas-only version, the all-electric 2013 Ford Focus has an electric motor that makes 143 horsepower, a lithium-ion battery and a single-speed automatic transmission. The Focus Electric’s off-the-line acceleration is impressive.  The sharp steering and minimal body roll add to the  similarity between the electric and gas-only … Continue reading

Ford is Creating the Future of EV

We invite you to plug into Ford, as Ford has been perfecting electric vehicle (EV) technology for more than a decade with the introduction of our first production hybrid in 2005.  Today, Ford is creating the future of electric vehicles with its development of state-of-the-art plug-in hybrid and all-electric vehicles. Last week, we had a … Continue reading

Technology in Ford’s Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Ford vehicles are packed with technology, and their electric and hybrid vehicles are no exception.  Let’s start with the technology that helps these vehicles to be so fuel efficient.  One such technology is the high-voltage Nickel-Metal-Hydride battery found in all of Ford’s hybrid vehicles.  The battery allows the hybrids to deliver up to 50% better … Continue reading

40 Mile High Club

In the automotive industry 40 is the new 30.  With the U.S. government setting a lofty goal for MPGs to 35.5 by 2015, Ford has taken this challenge and made concerted efforts to go above and beyond that goal.  Let’s take a look at the Ford model line up that will give you 40 MPGs or better … Continue reading