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Ford Says One Third of US Dealers Will Be Certified to Sell EVs by the Spring

Ford Says One Third of US Dealers Will Be Certified to Sell EVs by the Spring

Feb 6 2013, 11:33am CST | by

More Ford dealerships will sell EVs soon

Ford is betting big on electric vehicles and wants to expand its dealer footprint selling the zero emissions vehicles. Ford says that over one third of all at US dealerships will be certified to...

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Ford Says One Third of US Dealers Will Be Certified to Sell EVs by the Spring

Feb 6 2013, 11:33am CST | by

More Ford dealerships will sell EVs soon

Ford is betting big on electric vehicles and wants to expand its dealer footprint selling the zero emissions vehicles. Ford says that over one third of all at US dealerships will be certified to sell new electrified vehicles by the spring. That will mean more than 900 ford dealers will be certified to sell plug-in electrified vehicles.

In November of 2012, the number dealerships certified to sell plug-in vehicles was only 200. Ford says that the increased number of dealers certified to sell the plug-in electric vehicles represents the increased demand it has seen for its automobiles. Available vehicles will include the Fusion Energi among others.

Ford will also offer the C-Max Hybrid and other plug-in electric vehicles at its dealer network around the country. EV selling dealerships will be available in all 50 states once the rollout is complete.

 
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'Back to the Future' Air Mag shoes can be yours for under $100

Sep 16 2014 2:54pm CDT | Source: Car Craft

If you missed out on the official Nike Air Mag shoes back in 2011, you can now get a much more affordable officially-licensed replica for y ...
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First California Permit to Test Self-Driving Cars Goes to Audi

Sep 16 2014 1:48pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Audi announced today that it had received the first permit issued by California for the testing of self-driving, or autonomous, cars on the Golden State's roadways. The news comes the same day as California's new laws governing the testing of automated vehicles take effect with an eye toward the eventual consumer use of driverless cars. Related: Survey: Motorists Apprehensive About Driverless Cars ...
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How You'd Option Your 2015 Ford Mustang

Sep 16 2014 1:41pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

We're out at the first drive of the 2015 Ford Mustang this week, which means it won't be long until you start seeing them at your local dealer. How would you option yours ...
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California issues first official permits for self-driving cars in U.S.

Sep 16 2014 1:12pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years — but until now, the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles wasn’t sure just how many were rolling around. That changed Tuesday, when the agency issued testing permits that allowed three companies to dispatch 29 vehicles onto freeways and into neighbourhoods — with a human “safety driver” behind the wheel in case the onboard computers make a bad decision. These may be the ca ...
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NHTSA investigating 2011-2013 Ford Fiesta hatchbacks over door latches

Sep 16 2014 12:34pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has initiated an investigation into certain Ford Fiesta models with defective door latches. The investigation covers 205,000 examples of the Fiesta between 2011 and 2013. According to the NHTSA, it has received 61 complaints over doors that couldn’t catch, while 12 owners said the door actually opened when the car was still in motion. One complaint cla ...
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Little Ford Ranger Hides A Big Sleeper Secret

Sep 16 2014 11:44am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

We love sleepers here at MotorAuthority. The idea of taking something that looks relatively sedate, yet hides a power-packed secret is infinitely appealing to us. And since it seems to be truck week over here, we're happy to share a vehicle that nearly serves as a definition of the word ...
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Ford Fiesta Recall, 2015 BMW 3-Series, 2015 Bentley Mulsanne Speed: What’s New @ The Car Connection

Sep 16 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

From The Car Connection: 2015 BMW 3-Series Review The lineup of 2015 BMW 3-Series models is looking quite different than it did just a couple of years ago. Yes, coupes and convertibles have flown the coop (they're now called the 4-Series); but with the introduction of new Gran Turismo (3GT) hatchb ...
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2015 Lincoln Navigator First Drive

Sep 16 2014 8:09am CDT | Source: Truck Trend

The 2015 Lincoln Navigator luxury SUV has been redesigned and modernized, but how well does it perform on the road?“You said the F-word!” That was shouted at me by one of the legions of Lincoln PR people shipped down to Louisville, Kentucky, for the launch of the pretty majorly refreshed 2015 Lincoln Navigator. I’d been trying to ask if we would be seeing the new Navigator’s excellent engine in any other products, like, say, t ...
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Ford C-Max To Get 'Extreme Makeover,' Debut At Paris Motor Show

Sep 16 2014 6:19am CDT | Source: Honda Insight Reviews

The Ford C-Max tall wagon is about to get an "extreme makeover." At least, that's Ford calls the collection of styling and equipment changes it will unveil September 17, ahead of a public debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show. After its European unveiling, the C-Max will arrive in ...
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Triumph Castrol Rocket’ 400mph Bonneville Assault Postponed

Sep 16 2014 4:51am CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Triumph Castrol Rocket News Wet weather and salt conditions at the Bonneville Salt Flats continue to bedevil the planned assault on the motorcycle world land speed record by the Triumph-powered Castrol Rocket. Its appearance at the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials in August was scuttled by the shortening of the long (11 mile) course to 7 miles due to wet conditions and iffy weather. The alternative of running ...
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