First VW e-Golf Sold at Auction to Benefit Charity

First VW e-Golf Sold at Auction to Benefit Charity
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Volkswagen of America has auctioned off its first all-electric e-Golf hatchback. Clearly this car is green in more ways than one; it raised $41,400 for charity. Continue Reading...

Nissan Leaf Sets New Electric Car Sales Record

Nissan Leaf Sets New Electric Car Sales Record
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Nissan’s all-electric Leaf hatchback is racking up deliveries, in fact it’s the best selling EV in the United States. Continue Reading...

What is a Compliance Car?

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What is a Compliance Car?
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Many automakers offer electric cars, but it’s rare to see one at your local dealership or on the road. The reason, it turns out, is due to government regulations. Continue Reading...

Ford Focus EV, C-Max Hybrids Recalled

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Ford Focus EV, C-Max Hybrids Recalled
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Ford is recalling approximately 23,831 Focus Electric and C-Max models so that they make an audible door chime when the driver’s door is opened while the push-button start is engaged. Continue Reading...

Automotive Journalists Association Of Canada Honors Focus ST, Cadillac ATS At Car of the Year Awards

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Automotive Journalists Association Of Canada Honors Focus ST, Cadillac ATS At Car of the Year Awards
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Hosting its annual week-long Test Fest, the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada has announced its picks for Car of the Year in 11 categories with the Cadillac ATS and Ford Focus ST, among others, taking awards. Continue Reading...

Ford Focus Electric U.S. Launch Details

Ford Focus Electric U.S. Launch Details
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Those anxiously awaiting for Ford‘s first electric car will be pleased to know the American automaker hopes to have its EV available nationwide by the end of this year. The Focus Electric will launch in California, New York, and New Jersey first and later this summer we will see it expand to 14 other states… Continue Reading...

Ford May Build Electric Cars In China

Ford May Build Electric Cars In China
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Ford may begin building electric cars in China via joint ventures with Chinese auto makers, replicating the tactics of rivals like General Motors and Daimler AG, parent company of Mercedes-Benz. China is looking to add 1 million EVs by 2015 as part of an effort to curb emissions and the dependence on fossil fuels. Ford… Continue Reading...

Ford Polling Facebook To Determine Focus Electric Car Sounds

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Ford Polling Facebook To Determine Focus Electric Car Sounds
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Ford is taking advantage of their Facebook page by asking their fans which of the four possible warning sounds that will be used in the upcoming Focus electric vehicle is their favorite. All four sound clips are hosted on YouTube and feedback on their comments page will be used by Ford to help choose a… Continue Reading...

Ford Compiles List Of 25 Electric Vehicle Friendly Cities

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Ford Compiles List Of 25 Electric Vehicle Friendly Cities
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Ford has released a list of 25 cities in the United States that it labeled “electric vehicle-ready”, with the 20 initial roll-0ut markets for the Ford Focus E.V. listed, as well as 5 other cities, Baltimore, Dallas, Hartford, Honolulu and Charlotte. Ford declined to rank the cities, instead listing them in alphabetical order, but said… Continue Reading...

Ford Transforming Michigan Trunk Plant into Compact Car/Electric Vehicle Plant

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Ford Transforming Michigan Trunk Plant into Compact Car/Electric Vehicle Plant
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Ford will spend $550 million to transform it’s Michigan truck plant into a facility that bill be used to built the new Ford Focus, including an electric version of that vehicle. By transforming the Michigan Trunk Plant into a compact car facility as many as 3,200 jobs will be saved as demand for large SUVs… Continue Reading...