Category: Ford

Electric Vehicles Available Now

Since 2008, we have been covering the electric vehicle market, and things have certainly changed since then.  Back in the day, an electric vehicle startup, Tesla Motors, perked international interest with the Tesla Roadster.  Then dozens of concepts, specialized automakers, and eletrofitters rolled in. I remember when it was only the little guys like ZAP,

The Ford Focus Electric Facts

The Ford Focus was unveiled last week at the International CES in Las Vegas.  Below is Ford’s promotional video of the vehicle in action.  As you can see, it looks just like a regular Ford Focus, except for the grille and lack of tailpipe.  Ford plans to release four more electric vehicles as part of

Electric Ford Focus to be Revealed Friday

Ford’s CEO, Alan Mulally, will present the new electric Ford Focus this Friday at 11 AM PST at the 2011 International CES in Las Vegas.  The electric sedan is expected to have a 100 mile range, a 23kWh lithium-ion battery pack mounted in the trunk, and a 134 hp motor mounted in the front.  The

The Volvo Recharge

On the outside, the Volvo Recharge is simply a Volvo C30 compact hatchback.  But the inner workings of this fascinating concept are what make this car truly exceptional.  The Recharge is a series hybrid that uses cutting edge drive train (or lack thereof) technology that allows each wheel to be powered by individual electric motors,