Tagged: electric vehicle

Ford Ojo PLEV Electric Scooter

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSFord’s newest offering a an electric scooter called Ojo or as Ford likes to call refer it, a “Personal light electric vehicle”. You don’t need a license to drive it, or registration, or even insurance. It’s perfect for commuters. This scooter will do 20 MPH and has a 25 mile range, which can be doubled with an add-on battery pack. It offers a smooth ride thanks to a suspension system on both wheels and a rigid aluminum unibody structure. You’ll find a touchscreen on the dashboard and two embedded speakers so you can play music thanks to the Bluetooth connectivity. A built-in power cord plugs into a standard wall outlet for power. You won’t have to carry a heavy battery to and fro. Charging takes about five hours from empty. It has a 500w Hyper-gear motor which provides a lot of...

Ford: Focus Electric Vehicle – CES 2012

Ford: Focus Electric Vehicle – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhile at CES, we stopped in and talked to the folks at Ford. Eric talks with Jeffrey about the Ford Focus Electric, and why you would purchase an all-electric car over a gasoline combustion engine. We talk about the internal battery system, the interactive charging system inside, sending routes directly to the car (a partnership with Mapquest), and more. One thing we focus on with the Energi is the safety of this vehicle. Using over 50% of the body is high-strength steel. The battery is around this steel, which will protect you and the battery in case of a crash. The Focus can be made 100% in the US. With the new Ford assembly line (a video I did last month), they can switch up any power train to build the car that is ordered by the customer. A major change in automotive assembly...

Ford: We Walk through Ford’s Assembly Line Where Hybrid, Electric Cars are Assembled

Ford: We Walk through Ford’s Assembly Line Where Hybrid, Electric Cars are Assembled

We walk through the newest Ford Assembly line plant, where they can make all 3 types of cars in the same plant. Hybrid, Electric and E-nergi

Ford: Power Of Choice – Mike Tinskey Talks Charging Hybrid, Electric Vehicles

Ford: Power Of Choice – Mike Tinskey Talks Charging Hybrid, Electric Vehicles

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSIn part four, Ford’s Manager of Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, Mike Tinskey talks about how to charge your Hybrid and Electric vehicles. Mike talks about the home charging, and how Ford is partnering with multiple companies to place charging stations. The Focus and C-Max, along with a 6KW charging station, can get your car charged faster. Along with charging, they had to deliver a charging station. Working with Levitan, they developed a plug-and-play box that runs off 110v.  This box is also portable – take the box with you. Ford is working with Best Buy for installation of this device. For $1499, you can get the box and standard installation. The 30% incentive will bring the price down, and the 10 year warranty will make sure your charge station will be in top shape. Mike also talked about the 19 markets that...

Ford: Power Of Choice – John Davis Talks C-MAX Hybrid, C-MAX Electric

Ford: Power Of Choice – John Davis Talks C-MAX Hybrid, C-MAX Electric

Part 3 of Ford: Power of Choice, John Davis talks the Ford C-MAX Hybrid and Electric vehicles.

Ford: Power Of Choice – Eric Kuehn on Focus Electric, Car Maintenance

Ford: Power Of Choice – Eric Kuehn on Focus Electric, Car Maintenance

Part 2 of Ford’s Power of Choice, Eric Kuehn talks about the Focus Electric car and the big differences. Who would be buying the car and why.

Ford: Power Of Choice – Sherif Maraky on Focus Electric, Advanced Lithium Batteries

Ford: Power Of Choice – Sherif Maraky on Focus Electric, Advanced Lithium Batteries

Ford Power of Change: Part 1 – Sherif Maraky talks about the Hybrid and Electric movements. He details the Focus and C-MAX vehicles and the consumer’s choice of change.

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