Ford Focus Electric

Awards And Certifications From February 7

The latest awards and certifications earned by Michigan’s technology-focused companies, organizations and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/07/2013

2012 Ford Focus

Ford, Microsoft Tout Focus Electric Technologies

As the first Focus Electric gas-free models arrive at dealerships, Ford Motor Co. and Microsoft Corp. executives are highlighting the car’s connectivity and recharging technologies as the kind of innovations required to help address global transportation challenges such as congestion and oil dependency.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/24/2012

The Ford Focus Electric at a charging station. (Ford photo)

First Ford Dealers Certified To Sell Focus Electric

The first Ford dealers have been officially certified to sell the company’s first all-electric car — the 2012 Ford Focus Electric — America’s most fuel-efficient five-seater with an EPA rating of 110 MPGe city that is capable of being recharged in nearly half the time as Nissan Leaf.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2012

magna e-car

Magna E-Car Systems Opens New Plant

Magna E-Car Systems, a partnership between Magna International and the Stronach Group, announced today the grand opening of its latest facility, a plant in Grand Blanc Township that manufactures components for hybrid and electric vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2012

The Ford Focus Electric at a charging station. (Ford photo)

Ford, Yahoo Launch Focus Electric Online With Yahoo’s First Reality Competition Series

Ford Motor Co. will promote the launch of the Focus Electric with Plugged In, the first reality competition series from the digital media pioneer Yahoo.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

The Ford Focus Electric. (Ford Motor Co. photo.)

110 MPGe: Ford Focus Electric Is America’s Most Fuel-Efficient Five-Passenger Car

Ford’s all-new Focus Electric is now officially America’s most fuel-efficient five-passenger car with a certified 110 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) city rating and 99 MPGe on the highway.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2012

The Ford Focus Electric. (Ford Motor Co. photo.)

Ford, N.C. Firm Turn 2 Million Plastic Bottles Into Car Interiors

Ford Motor Co. and Greensboro, N.C.-based Unifi Inc. announced Thursday that the use of Unifi’s Repreve fabric will divert about 2 million post-consumer plastic bottles for use in the new Focus Electric and other new vehicles for the next model year.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/05/2012

The Ford Focus Electric. (Ford Motor Co. photo.)

Ford Focus Electric Seats Made With Recycled Plastic Bottles

Ford Motor Co. said it is the first automaker to use Repreve brand fiber in the seat fabric of a car — in this case, the all-new Focus Electric.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

The Ford Focus Electric. (Ford Motor Co. photo.)

Consumers Drive Ford Focus Electric Simulator, Help Design Dash Displays

Potential customers are getting a chance to help develop the final in-dash display for the Ford Focus Electric through the use of a specially designed driving simulator.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011


Ford, SunPower Let Focus Electric Customers ‘Drive Green for Life’

Ford and SunPower Corp. teamed up to offer customers a rooftop solar system that will allow Focus Electric owners to “Drive Green for Life” by providing customers with enough clean, renewable energy to offset the electricity used to charge the vehicle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/10/2011