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Ford Focus BEV for The Jay Leno Show's Green Car Challenge

Video: Jay Leno Show Ford Focus BEV Hot Hatch

Jay Leno is back on TV, hosting his own eponymous show, and one of the highlights is a Top Gear-like Green Car Challenge that pits the driving talents of Hollywood stars against a newly-designed and built Ford Focus electric car. Based around the European market Ford Focus ST, the Green Car... read more

September 18, 2009 by
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Capito: Ford no longer considering Focus RS hot-hatch for U.S.

It’s a well known fact that the U.S. market misses out on most of Ford’s hot products, but with a push for new global models taking shape in Blue Oval offices... read more May 26, 2009 by

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Ford hopes to sell 5,000 to 10,000 Focus electric cars per year

Electric cars may be all the rage these days but making the technology cheap enough for mass-market will take some time. One of the leaders in this field is Ford, which is... read more May 11, 2009 by

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Ford confirms Michigan plant for new global Focus

As the second model developed under Ford’s new global design strategy (the first being the new Fiesta), the next-generation Ford Focus will be manufactured at Blue Oval... read more May 6, 2009 by

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Ford goes X-Road at Amsterdam's AutoRAI Show

It seems like every year the list of special-edition hatchbacks, sedans, wagons and SUVs grows for Europe while every year Americans see fewer and fewer on the road. Maybe... read more March 31, 2009 by

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Spy shots: First test-mules for Ford’s global Focus?

In Europe, the Ford Focus is an affordable, well-engineered and stylish small car available in hatch, sedan, wagon and convertible bodystyles. The car is also available with... read more March 25, 2009 by

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Mulally: electric vehicles are our future

The times, they are a changin'. Carmakers that had seemed bulletproof, or at least too big to fail, are teetering on the brink of insolvency. Government regulations and... read more March 5, 2009 by

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In Depth: Ford's RevoKnuckle Suspension And Quaife LSD For The Focus RS

Ask any racing fan what's the best drivetrain layout for speed and you're sure to get one of two answers: rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive. Front-engine, mid-engine or... read more March 4, 2009 by

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Ford previews next-gen Focus with new Iosis Max concept

Going global with its products is the new theme at Ford, and the Focus is no exception, so American hatch fans can feel free to get excited: the new Iosis Max concept... read more March 2, 2009 by

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More details emerge on Ford’s upcoming electric compact

Ford confirmed at last month’s Detroit Auto Show that it would launch an all-electric compact car in 2011, co-developed with automotive parts supplier and independent... read more February 2, 2009 by

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Full Specs For Production Ford Focus RS Revealed

Ford’s upcoming Focus RS sports hatch was first revealed in concept form at the London Motor Show back in July, and then again at the Paris Motor Show, but development... read more January 28, 2009 by

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Ford launching dual-clutch transmission in U.S. in 2010

In the never-ending pursuit of efficiency, performance and smooth power delivery, the next step forward for many carmakers is the adoption of the dual-clutch transmission... read more January 20, 2009 by

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Ford Focus RS enters production

The first 2010 Ford Focus RS rolled off the production line today at the Blue Oval’s Saarlouis plant in Germany, with the first cars expected to hit showrooms in April... read more January 20, 2009 by

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Next-gen Ford Focus could feature EcoBoost powerplant, 43mpg

Although Lincoln's C Concept may have struck few chords with show-goers, its theoretical internals could live on in a future Ford Focus. The latest reports indicate Ford is... read more January 19, 2009 by

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IIHS small car crash tests reveal improved safety across the board

We've all heard the argument for why someone drives that big SUV instead of a fuel-sipping mini-car on their epic two-hour commute: crash safety. And while there's a good bit... read more December 17, 2008 by

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Ford MyKey Allows Owners To Limit Vehicle Speed

In its efforts to improve vehicle safety, especially amongst teenage drivers, Ford has announced plans to introduce its new ‘MyKey’ vehicle control system... read more October 6, 2008 by


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