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Ford: Focus Electric Vehicle – CES 2012 0

Ford: Focus Electric Vehicle – CES 2012

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSWhile at CES, we stopped in and talked to the folks at Ford. Eric talks with Jeffrey about the Ford Focus Electric, and why you would purchase an all-electric car over a gasoline combustion engine. We talk about the internal battery system, the interactive charging system inside, sending routes directly to the car (a partnership with Mapquest), and more. One thing we focus on with the Energi is the safety of this vehicle. Using over 50% of the body is high-strength steel. The battery is around this steel, which will protect you and the battery in case of a crash. The Focus can be made 100% in the US. With the new Ford assembly line (a video I did last month), they can switch up any power train to build the car that is ordered by the customer. A major change in automotive assembly lines, which Ford...

GWP 2010-07-01 #145: Day Late, Even More Packed 1

GWP 2010-07-01 #145: Day Late, Even More Packed

Subscribe: iTunes | RSSTons of HP Tech Forum Video content being pushed – The sound of Buzzsaws in the background as they dig up the street. New lights for the studio. The delayed podcast starts now… 2nd Summer of Podcasts contest continues. Social Media Day is June 30th A Part of the Mashable Meetup. BLOGWORLD New Media Expo – Save up to 50% by signing up now Sponsor: Solve technical issues faster with GoToAssist Express. Try it FREE for 30 days. Sponsor: Backup Now, backup Off-site with Mozy Unlimited Backup – $4.95/Month! Code “Geek” for 10% off! Hotline – 608-205-4378 – geekazine (at) gmail.com Download the show Subscribe: Feedburner – Zune – iTunes – TechPodcasts – Blubrry – Stitcher I – S.U.N. (Straight Up News) 43% Addicted to Social Networking Porn gets the .XXX They’re also Dumping Flash for HTML5 Sony Notebook Recall Hulu Plus A Bargin? 3...

Ford SYNC – Debut of Their New System – CES Showstoppers 2010 0

Ford SYNC – Debut of Their New System – CES Showstoppers 2010

Podcast: EmbedSubscribe: iTunes | RSSFord Motors made a lot of announcements during CES. The big one is called “My Ford Touch” – Being able to use an organized button system, along with a voice activated system. They had a major launch a few months ago within 12 models, and the line continues on. Todd Cochrane talks with Jim from Ford about this new phone – car sync system, along with their partners: Stitcher, Pandora, Nuance, THX, Flir, MapQuest, Microsoft and many more. OpenBeak allows you to Twitter, and you can connect with your phone via the car.

This Week in Tech History 6-23-08 0

This Week in Tech History 6-23-08

Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Subscribe: iTunes | RSSA little later than usual, but we got your week in tech history right here. It includes: Active Inc LCD Display iPhone 1.0 released IEEE Standard Windows 98 released AOL buys Mapquest