Posts Tagged ‘ford motor company’

Ford Motor Company Plans for Higher Gas Prices with Global Small Car C-Platform

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Here in the U.S., consumers were already facing higher gas prices before unrest in the Middle East broke out several weeks ago.  Economists predict the cost of a gallon of fuel to increase at least $1 a gallon over current prices at the pump in 2011.  By mid-2012, we may be experiencing prices over $5/gallon. [...]

Ford Focus Electric: 100% Battery-Powered Car for 2012

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Earlier this month, Ford Motor Company unveiled the Ford Focus Electric, its first 100% battery-powered car which will be available in late 2011.  The new EV first made big news at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and excitement continued to build at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit a week later. [...]

Ford’s Focus EV to be Unveiled at Consumer Electronics Show

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This weekend, I am heading to Detroit, Michigan to attend the biggest, most discussed car show in the United States, the North American International Auto Show.  I am fortunate to be one of the green bloggers selected to cover the event.  Ford Motor Company is paying for my travel and accommodations at the 2-day Driving [...]

Ford Motor Company Claims its Vehicles Are 85% Recyclable

On the eve of Earth Day 2010, Ford Motor Company made a somewhat surprising announcement – it claims its vehicles are 85% recyclable.  That’s right!  If you’ve ever wondered if you can recycle your car, Ford says “yes!” Whether or not Ford’s announcement is truly green, or just one to chase after your cold hard [...]

Ford Motor Company Recycles Plant into Renewable Energy Park

While Ford Motor Company continues to weather the auto manufacturing crisis, it is also helping to lead Michigan out of the recession with green jobs and opportunities.  Last week, the auto-making giant announced that it entered into a partnership under which a Ford plant no longer being used to manufacture vehicles will be converted into [...]

Ford Working on Green Car Plan

Ford Working on Green Car Plan

As the major U.S. automakers continue to beg for a bailout from Congress, at least one corporation, Ford Motor Company, is still looking ahead with some hopes and plans for the future. The great-grandson of Henry Ford, William Ford, Jr. has been working quietly, behind the scenes to lay the foundation for a green car [...]