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Ford using wireless remote monitoring for in-vehicle battery testing and updates

As Ford prepares to start selling the Transit Connect Electric later this year and the Focus Electric in 2011, it has to thoroughly test the lithium ion battery systems used in these vehicles. To help accelerate the process, Ford has equipped all of its test vehicles and the battery packs being tested in the lab with wireless remote mon

Report: New Ford Focus ST headed for Paris

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President Obama checks out Volt and Focus Electric at LG Chem plant site

U.S. President Barack Obama gets out of a Chevrolet Volt – Click above for high-res image gallery

Ford executive chairman says electric vehicles will be a game changer

Ford executive chairman Bill Ford closed out the 2010 SAE World Congress with a reminder: "All the early cars were electric." Why do so few people remember that electric cars date back more than a hundred years? Ford suggested it's because, electric cars have "been around really for the past century or so, but they really haven't had mass market appeal." There's the answer: with

Ford considers moving electric vehicle production in-house if demand is high enough

Ford Motor Company's development of upcoming battery-electric vehicles (BEVs) has been, so far, an outside job. Electric versions of the Transit Connect and the Ford Focus were developed with the help of suppliers Azure Dynamics Inc. and Magna International Inc., but Ford has not ruled out producing future BEVs in-house. As Ford's direc

Ford to expand electric and hybrid offerings to Europe from 2011

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Ford to expand electric and hybrid offerings to Europe from 2011

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DC 2010: Ford's Nancy Gioia talks electrification progress, status of Leno's Focus Electrics

We heard from Ford CEO Alan Mulally yesterday about his company's overall work with the U.S. government on energy policy. He's not the only Ford representative at the show worth talking to at the Washington Auto Show, though, and we got to sit down with Nancy Gi

Detroit 2010: Ford reveals new Focus, hybrid and PHEV coming in 2012

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Detroit 2010: 2012 Ford Focus Electric could be both sedan and hatch

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LA 2009: Ford Focus BEV update

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VIDEO: Drew Barrymore hits the Leno track in the Focus BEV

Drew Barrymore drives the Focus BEV - Click above to watch the video after the break

VIDEO: Drew Barrymore takes Jay Leno's Green Car Challenge

Drew Barrymore takes the wheel in Jay Leno's Green Car Challenge - Click above to watch the video

VIDEO: Ford engineers show off the new Focus BEV for the Jay Leno Show

Jay Leno's Green Car Challenge Ford Focus EV - Click above for high-res image gallery

VIDEO: Ford shows off new Focus EV for the Jay Leno Show

Jay Leno's Green Car Challenge Ford Focus EV - Click above to watch video after the jump