Ford Motor Co. says the upcoming Focus electric-vehicle’s speedy charge time will differentiate it from competitors and define the EV “ownership experience.” Unveiled today at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Assn.’s annual tradeshow in Las Vegas, the Focus EV, launching in North America later this year, will be able to recharge its batteries in about three hours using a 240-volt outlet. That’s about half the time of top competitors, including the Nissan Leaf, says Sherif Marakby, Ford’s ...
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