25 Jun '11, 6am

Ford Showcases the Garage of the Future

Ford Showcases the Garage of the Future

In the rapidly changing landscape of automobiles, what will your garage look like to accommodate all electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles? Ford has worked with many partners in the development of their home charging system for the electric Focus , to be released this year, and the upcoming plug-in hybrid and electric versions of the all new C-MAX . The wall mounted unit will be powered by a standard 240V outlet and is stated by Ford to be less expensive than similar systems for Nissan and Chevy on the market. The system will be available through Best Buy with installation by the GeekSquad to make the process seamless and as easy as any other appliance purchase. With such an installation you can also easily take the charging unit with you when you move. Built by Leviton with programming from Microsoft, the charger has the ability to offer a straight or value charge, selected...

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