+Myriam Joire of +Engadget went for a spin in one of the new Ford Focus Electrics…

+Myriam Joire of +Engadget went for a spin in one of the new Ford Focus Electrics in San Francisco the other day and shot a video with +Ford Motor Company engineer Bill Frykman to get a rundown on the MyFord Mobile app.

The Focus Electric along with the upcoming C-Max Energi and Fusion Energi plug-in hybrids are the first Fords with embedded cellular data connections that let you communicate with the car remotely via a smartphone app. Drivers will be able to check charge state, manage when charging actually happens, locate public charging stations and earn game-style achievements.

The Focus Electric has come a long way since I drove one of the first development mules just over three years ago. http://green.autoblog.com/2009/01/14/abg-quick-drive-ford-focus-ev-mule-w-video/

#ford #myfordmobile #focus #focuselectric

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Wherein I take the Ford Focus Electric for a spin: http://engt.co/IVvq08

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Ford Focus Electric test drive and MyFord Mobile hands-on (video)
This is the production version of Ford's Focus Electric for the US market, and we got the chance to take it for a

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