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Ford Focus EV To Debut At CES Las Vegas
Posted By Timon Singh On January 5, 2011 @ 2:39 pm In automotive,Green Transportation,Innovation | No Comments
This week Ford teased the imminent unveiling of the Focus EV  by releasing a single image on Facebook  showcasing the vehicle’s illuminated, Tron-like plug port. As you’d expect from Ford on the release of such an anticipated vehicle, details are scarce — but CEO Alan Mulally said the company will have big news from the 2011 International CES Las Vegas . He added that Ford would broadcast his keynote address on a live streaming Facebook tab that will also feature exclusive technology news every hour leading up to his address.
The decision to debut the Focus EV at CES Las Vegas — instead of the Detroit Auto Show, which is a week away — has also led to speculation that the Ford Focus EV will boast some impressive technology. Rumors include MyTouch , numerous iPhone/iPod/iPad apps, and lithium-polymer batteries that will offer a range of 100 miles.
The Ford Focus EV will be America’s third highway-capable electric vehicle after the Nissan Leaf  and the Chevrolet Volt , both of which generate a lot of press. The Ford Focus EV will go on sale later in the year.
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URLs in this post:
 Focus EV: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=124348667630544&set=a.123482424383835.19897.112397758825635
 CES Las Vegas: http://inhabitat.com/top-5-green-gadgets-unveiled-at-ces/
 MyTouch: http://www.auto123.com/en/news/car-news/2010-toronto-autoshow-2012-ford-focus-and-lincoln-mkx?model=Focus+Sedan&carid=1101802700&artid=115897
 Nissan Leaf: http://blogs.consumerreports.org/cars/2010/10/first-drive-2011-nissan-leaf-a-practical-hatchback-that-just-happens-to-be-electric.html
 Chevrolet Volt: http://blogs.consumerreports.org/cars/2010/12/against-the-current-the-reality-of-the-award-winning-chevrolet-volt.html
 Auto 123: http://www.auto123.com/en/news/green-wheels/2012-ford-focus-ev-to-debut-at-ces-in-las-vegas?model=Focus+Sedan&make=Ford&carid=1121802700&artid=126383
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