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The electric car contender is based on Focus . and I have to say, it to be doing its best to blend in.

The way you could distinguish the 2012 Focus Electric from the gas-guzzling 2012 Ford apart from the illuminated circle instead of a gas cap, is the electric model is a bit heavier and a bit than its fire-breathing double. they’re pretty much the car.

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Single speed transmission. and more, this is what you see the major automakers build an car. It’s just the way motors work most Regenerative braking. Because why

The AC motor/controller makes this a But here’s something even clever use of technology in this electric car actually teaches you how to use the braking to its best advantage. Panels. (Not on the car, no. At house.) Ford is offering a 2.5 kwh powered charging station your new Ford electric car for $10,000, which I would you’d be able to finance at the time you buy the car.

Think free fuel for might sell a Ford car or two? I do, too.

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How stupid would you have to be to new electric cars nowadays baby seal leather and petrol-based foam for sound Um, yeah. But not to worry, Ford has this pothole with a comprehensive snout-to-tail use of green in this new Ford Focus

For example.

Recycled pop bottles and jugs. For the plastic bits. Of there are a ton on a new car.

Resins. To reduce the use of oil-based

Soy-based foam in the seats. I wonder what happens if allergic to soy, and your springs a leak. oh, probably

Lignotock. Instead of the aforementioned foam for sound deadening, you that furry stuff you find down inside the that you have to push to install your new oversized Right.

Well, instead of stuff, this Ford car has lignotock . which they say is a fiber-based sound deadening that’s lightweight and sustainable. good to me.

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This part is really or really creepy, depending on how old you More than Toyota, or Nissan, Ford has really heavily on the opportunity to use new technology in cars, no doubt reasoning anyone who is likely to buy an electric car is likely to be comfortable with a level of connectivity .

Great, but we also use our cars for in this increasingly un-private I guess a few minutes away Big Brother is not an option in the new Ford car. Not that I’m

Distilled from Ford’s EV with the usual snarky interspersed:

SmartGauge: the touchscreen in the Because there are not nearly things to concentrate on out there on commute, Ford has helpfully a little computer screen widgets and butterflies. Yes, (I’ll get to those shortly.) The is, shouldn’t I be watching the road? one word, trademark, includes. Status Display.

Way more a simple state of charge It’s got stuff like charging, your charging (there’s the creepy thing and Ready to Go Times, whatever is. Date, time and temperature to figure in somehow.

Efficiency Coach. If you’ve driving gas-guzzlers, it’s a bit of an to get the most out of your new EV. Upon various Car and Driver reporters about the range of the Nissan Ford decided to take into their own hands and a little hands-on tutorial for drivers. We’ll see if this translates into less Energy Flow Status.

of a picture you can watch where battery electrons flow one way you’re accelerating, then the way while you’re braking. I can’t figure out why they Charging point maps.

display. This is the butterfly Don’t get me wrong, I think it cool as hell, but —

I’ll quote directly the Ford electric car website. they said it better I ever could. When driving in a way that adds to the of your vehicle, butterfly will appear on the screen, you confidence that you can reach destination. The density of butterflies on the means you’re doing it Trouble with that?

Even if you hypermile perfectly, you still run out of charge. How are you supposed to when you’ve done right and you’ve STILL to make all your butterflies

MyFord Mobile: the EV app for your So you can check your charging remotely, locate your car (I have used this one at the last week, let me tell and locate charging stations. essential to driving but more to self-congratulation? The app also lets you how much CO2 you’re not emitting and how money you’re saving your new eco-friendly driving

Yay me.

Bottom line? I like it. I Ford has paid attention and gone Nissan and Chevy one with all the clever use of new electric car if they didn’t already you at free fuel forever and which. yeah, they had me

Oh, and I’ll be grateful when develops the stop looking my shoulder app for the SmartGauge. Thank

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