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Event to showcase electric vehicles

...electric car, Elfers checked out a friend's Nissan Leaf. She ultimately decided to go with the electric version of the Ford Focus rather than the Leaf, but to do so, she had to go out on a limb because there was nowhere in town to test drive an...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

...2400 block of Mendenhall Loop Road. A 27-year-old woman's vehicle was struck by an unknown driver in a dark blue Ford Focus.Theft? At 8:34 p.m. Sunday, a 52-year-old man reported the theft of household items in the 9300 block of...
Becoming Alaskan: It's all about the ride

...Driving to Alaska for the first time, my car put up a good fight. Leaving the Eastern Sierras of California in my trusty Ford Focus, I rolled my windows down just enough to soak in the warm air as I headed north, car-top box circa 1990 crammed with...
Accident briefly blocks Glacier Highway

...truck began to slide. As he tried to regain control of the vehicle, he drove into oncoming traffic and struck a 2013 Ford Focus.Shortly after the crash, a Dodge Neon - driving toward town - saw the accident and drove into a ditch to avoid the...
Electric cars spark Juneau's interest

...offered a gasoline backup, unlike the Nissan Leaf and Ford Focus Electric, which are purely electric-based and currently can't be serviced by Juneau auto shops. The electric Ford Focus may soon be sold at Stanley Ford near the Nugget Mall...
Woman in shooting outside Kenai Walmart pleads guilty

...Kenai Police responded to the parking lot at about 7:10 p.m. after the suspect had fled the scene in a red 2005 Ford Focus. Police located Nelund 30 minutes later outside a Kenai residence.At the scene, police spoke to a passenger inside...
Police & Fire for Friday, July 28, 2014

...stop on Egan Drive at Sunny Point due to traffic backed up from a motor vehicle collision on Egan at Fred Meyer. A 2007 Ford Focus operated by a 38-year-old female rear-ended the Corolla and a 2004 Subaru WRX operated by a 27-year-old female...
Red carpet romp: The GLAAD Awards from an Alaskan perspective

...class that would run through much of the long weekend. Even driving a rented compact car felt classy compared to my 2000 Ford Focus. Driving in LA is always fairly terrifying, but I learned the ways of the city, its turns on yellow and million-lane...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013

...Rescue Daily Incident Report was not available by press time.Disabled vehicle? At 8:11 p.m. Tuesday, a 2003 Ford Focus was impounded for safekeeping in the 10600 block of Glacier Highway.Fraud? At 1:55 p.m. Tuesday, a 28-year-old...
Volt for a day: a peek into the future of electric vehicles

...extended range). We need not have 'range anxiety' with the current fleet of available electric vehicles. The 2012 Ford Focus Electric gets 76 miles per charge according to EPA tests. One company, Tesla Motors, has a sports car with an all...


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