04 May '12, 11pm

These electric vehicles aren't really, real; just California compliance EVs

What a prissy, whiny article. Useless. I would call Green Car Reports pretty idiotic for setting up a list of what they say are the criteria for a "real" versus a "complaince" vehicle and then not follow their own selection criteria. In particular, calling the Ford Focus Electric a "compliance car" by their own standards is not accurate. So let's go through their own criteria: 1. Sold outright to consumers, not just leased: Check Ford has already announced the purchase price of $39,995 before EV rebates. There is also a lease plan. 2. It will sell at least 5,000 in the U.S. or 20,000 worldwide. Check. Allan Mullaly has indicated he would be happy with 5,000 first year which makes sense as the rollout is just beginning in 3 states, but will expand soon. As I posted a couple of days ago, it looks like the motor capacity at Magna's new plant in Grand Blanc, MI will be around ...

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