Geneva Motor Show attendees get to drive Ford’s first EV the Focus Electric

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Geneva Motor Show get to drive Ford’s first EV the Focus Electric

Attendees at the Geneva Motor Show are given the first opportunity to get behind the steering wheel and Ford’s first all-electric car — the Focus Electric


readers will no doubt be familiar with Ford’s Electric by now. We first the company’s plans to enter the EV market in 2009, and Ford to first unveil its new vehicle at CES Later that year, the giant started taking for its new Focus Electric five hatchback, and now attendees at the 2012 Motor Show are being the first opportunity to actually get the steering wheel and drive first all-electric passenger

Ford expects the Focus to be available in 19 markets across the by the end of this year, with starting at US$39,200 (plus for destination charges) before any tax are taken off. The new flagship of its growing ECOnetic Technology-badged the vehicle is said to have a of 100 miles (160 km) on a single of its liquid-cooled/heated 23kWh lithium-ion pack, and a charge time of three to four hours via a charging

station, such as its own home solution developed with

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The Focus Electric also Ford’s SYNC voice device integration and connectivity that presents the driver real-time vehicle information, as battery state of charge, to charge point, the corresponding budget and expected range Information displayed on the two 4.2-inch LCD cluster screens can be customized the five-way buttons on the steering and a SmartGauge with EcoGuide the driver a screen full of butterflies to graphically represent the range beyond the destination of the scheduled charging point.

There’s also a MyFordMobile app will allow drivers to up to date with important information, such as charge via their mobile phones.

The Electric is said to offer a similar steering, handling and experience to the gasoline hatchback on it is based, featuring electric steering and power-assisted four-wheel brakes with four-sensor, anti-lock braking system. The wheel drive electric has a 141 hp/107 kW electric motor 250Nm of torque and a top speed of 84 mph km/h) rather than a engine, the transmission is single-speed, braking grabs back otherwise wasted energy, and the charge port is LED-illuminated.

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