2012 Ford Focus Electric

2012-2013 Ford Focus Front & Center In NHTSA Door-Latch Probe
2012-2013 Ford Focus Front & Center In NHTSA Door-Latch Probe

The past 12 months haven't been kind to Ford's door latches. In March of 2015, the automaker recalled about 212,000 Explorer SUVs from 2011-2013 to replace latches that could pop open during collisions. Two months later, 156,000 Ford Fiesta, Fusion, and Lincoln MKZ models from 2012, 2013, and 2014...Read More»

2013 Ford Focus Electric
2012-2013 Ford Focus Electric, 2013 Ford C-Max Recalled For Software Glitch

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for certain models of the Ford Focus Electric and Ford C-Max. The recall stems from a software flaw that could allow thieves to drive off with the vehicle. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 2012...Read More»

2013 Ford Focus Electric
2012-2013 Ford Focus Electric, 2013 Focus ST Recalled For Lighting Defect

Ford is recalling certain 2012 and 2013 model year Focus Electric and 2013 Focus ST compact cars for a problem with malfunctioning headlights. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) website puts the number of vehicles potentially affected by the recall at 6,308...Read More»

Tony Stewart Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, 2012 SEMA show
Cadillac's Future, SEMA, 2015 Audi R8: Today's Car News

Today at The Car Connection, automakers gear up for SEMA and BMW recalled the 2005-2007 7-Series due to a potential roll-away issue. Jay Leno drove the 2012 Tesla Model S and Cadillac's planning to raise prices on upcoming models. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus Electric
2013 Honda Civic Hybrid, 2012 Ford Focus Electric: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media we bring you news of the 2013 Honda Civic Hybrid's contruction in the U.S.--not in Japan, and we offer our ultimate guide to the 2012 Ford Focus Electric. The 2013 Audi RS 5 has been priced, and Lexus released a teaser of the 2013 LS sedan. You'll find all of this and more...Read More»

2013 Nissan Altima 3.5SL
2013 Nissan Altima Driven, 2013 Cadillac XTS Reviewed, Indy 500: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Ford delivered the first 2012 Focus Electric to a retail customer and Infiniti introduced a new social website. We reviewed the 2013 Cadillac XTS and drove the 2013 Nissan Altima. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. Toyota priced the...Read More»

2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK 250 BlueTEC
2013 Mercedes GLK Reviewed, 2013 Shelby GT500, 2013 BMW 7-Series: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, we reviewed both the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GLK Class and the 2013 Mercedes-Benz G Class. BMW revealed a refreshed 7-Series and might be working on a 1-Series sedan. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. The worst traffic isn't in Los...Read More»

2013 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500
2013 Shelby GT500, Lexus HS 250h Dead, Apple Patent: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, we've reviewed the 2013 Chevy Silverado--it's carried over for the new model year--and Jay Leno's driven some interesting new electrified Fords. A 2013 Ford Mustang raised money for charity and Subaru may have previewed the next-generation WRX. All this and more in today's...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus Electric, New York City, April 2012
Mercedes SLC Confirmed, 2012 Ford Focus Electric, Recalls: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Chevrolet created a weird ad for the Volt and the 2012 Ford Focus Electric will be the pace car for a NASCAR race. Nissan prepared the 2013 GT-R for the Nurburgring 24 Hour race and Nissan tries to prevent traffic jams. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco
New Car Shoppers More Affected By Rising Gas Prices (What They Buy)

Stretching the family budget has never seemed more challenging, that is, if you’re trying to allocate what’s coming in to accommodate everything going out. Factor in costs for lodging, utilities, food, clothing, educational expenses and some other necessities, and there’s not much...Read More»

2013 Acura RDX
2013 Acura RDX, Audi Buys Ducati, Mazda Ditching V-6: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Mercedes-Benz announced the 2013 G63 AMG and Mazda was reported to be only offering rotary and four-cylinder engines in the future. We drove both the 2012 Volkswagen Golf R and the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, and Audi bought Ducati. All this and more in today's car news...Read More»

2013 Subaru BRZ
2013 Subaru BRZ, Friday The 13th, Chevrolet Avalanche Killed: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, you can build your own 2013 Subaru BRZ online and Cadillac is looking at building cars in China. Michael Schumacher talks about the steering wheel, and we compared the 2012 Subaru Outback against the 2012 Toyota Venza. All this and more in today's car news, right here on...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
Subaru Recall, New Azera And Genesis Coupe Priced, Audi RS4: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, the 2012 Ford Focus won't be available nationwide immediately and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz E Class is getting a facelift. We spied the 2013 BMW X1 and Hyundai announced pricing for its updated models. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

2013 Volkswagen CC
2012 Focus ST And Focus Electric, 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show: Today's Car News

Today at High Gear Media, Ford will sell the 2012 Focus Electric before the end of the year while it'll show the 2012 Focus ST at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show. Volkswagen reveals the refreshed 2013 CC and we review the 2012 Honda Odyssey. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The...Read More»

Ford Kuga Concept
SEMA, 2013 Ford Escape, 2012 Ford Focus Electric: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Ford prices the 2012 Focus Electric and the Chevy Camaro is the hottest car at SEMA. Lincoln is still working on a C-segment vehicle and the 5.0-liter V-8 will fit under the hood of the Hyundai Genesis Coupe. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car...Read More»

A 2012 Chevy Sonic undergoes frontal offset crash testing. Image: GM Corp.
NHTSA Publishes Its 2012 Vehicle Crash Test List

In 2010, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revamped how they evaluate vehicles for safety ratings. Since then, only a handful of vehicles have been tested, and most didn’t fare as well as they had under previous testing guidelines. For 2012, NHTSA will be crash-testing 74...Read More»

The 2012 Toyota Prius. Image: Toyota
Prius Slows Traffic, Focus Electric, 2012 BMW 3-Series: Car News Headlines

It turns out that ending HOV lane privileges for the Toyota Prius in California is slowing traffic, according to a new study. That might be a good thing for pedestrians, as the Ford Focus Electric won't have a built-in noisemaker. Kids won't care, however, as long as they're in a safe car...Read More»

2012 Ford Focus Electric
Ford To Pair Electric Focus With Home Solar Panels

While it’s not exactly a buy one, get one free offer, Ford’s partnering with SunPower to make home rooftop solar panels available to recharge 2012 Ford Focus Electric models may be the right deal for some families. That is, as long as the all-electric version of the redesigned 2012...Read More»

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric
2012 Ford Focus Electric Only Available In California And New York In 2011

Buyers looking to bring the 2012 Ford Focus Electric home to the family garage are going to be out of luck until next spring, unless they live in California or New York. The slow Ford rollout of the Focus Electric has been confirmed by David Finnegan, Ford’s Electrified Vehicles Marketing...Read More»

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