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For the total seven months of 2012 so far, the automaker has only sold 135 of these EVs

Ford's electric Focus hasn't had much luck in the sales department during 2012, and this was evident in July's numbers.

The electric Ford Focus, which is a 5-door hatchback electric vehicle (EV) that was first produced in December 2011, had a total of 38 sales in the United States for the month of July.

This was a pretty big drop from the 89 Ford Focus Electrics sold in June. However, for the total seven months of 2012 so far, the automaker has only sold 135 of these EVs.

Ford has built a total of 884 Ford Focus Electrics this year, with 121 built in July alone. The American automaker managed to sell zero Focus EVs in February, March and April.

Ford hasn't given any sales predictions for the Focus EV throughout the rest of 2012, but said it will match supply with demand. For right now, the Focus EV is only available in California, New York and New Jersey. It will make its way to 19 other markets this fall.


Source: The Detroit News



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RE: Simple
By 91TTZ on 8/3/2012 5:43:17 PM , Rating: 1
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The TCO for a gas engined car is not calculated properly in all parts of the world. Who pays for oil spills? Who pays for destroying the land to harvest the oil? You don't think there is government incentives for oil companies? Yeah ... right ..


But the oil is still getting shipped here, it's just getting burned by power plants so you can charge your car instead of by your engine.


RE: Simple
By Dr. Kenneth Noisewater on 8/4/2012 10:35:15 AM , Rating: 4
You must live in Hawaii or some other remote island. Because no place in the US burns oil for electricity if they can get domestically-produced coal, natural gas, or uranium.

And AFAIK no coal miners or nuke techs flew airplanes into buildings on 9/11.


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