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Ford: Focus Electric Vehicle – CES 2012

While 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....

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

Tons 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)...

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

Ford 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. Podcast: Play in new window | Download...