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Ford recalls Focus electric, C-Max to fix chime

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling about 24,000 cars because a chime won’t sound if the driver’s door is opened while the key is inside the car. The recall in the U.S. and Canada […]

10/03/2013

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Government to require electric cars to make noise

DETROIT (AP) – The government wants all electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise when traveling under 18 miles per hour so pedestrians can hear them coming.

01/07/2013

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Indianapolis to replace entire fleet with electric, hybrid

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Indianapolis plans to replace its entire fleet with electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles by 2025 – the first major U.S. city to take such a step. Officials will ask automakers to develop a plug-in hybrid police car, too.

12/12/2012