15 Apr '12, 3pm

Ford:Focus Electric's ads going online-EVs not yet ready for prime time With friends like Ford, EVs don't need enemies

My comment are in line with marcopolo's. I would have thought that in an EV enthusiasts' site, that the general opinion would be "the more the better -- let the market decide." But when it comes to the Focus BEV, the conversation always turns negative. 1. Most auto CEO's agree that the trend is toward increased electrification, but there is a big difference in opinion on how fast and in what form. Nissan/Renault are making a big play by building a dedicated (but very conventional) platform for BEV's. Other manufacturers, including Ford, are going to be using existing platforms -- at least for Gen I. There are pros and cons. If the market in the U.S. is really 150,000 upa ongoing, and Nissan can establish themselves as the "Prius of EV's", then perhaps their huge investment is warranted. But if volumes fall short, they are going to be sitting on a pile of fixed costs. Nobod...

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