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How Gracenote is building a car stereo that senses your driving mood

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When I’m driving in the rain on a dreary day, I like to listen some sultry and slightly dissonant jazz – maybe some Charles Mingus or even some Ornette Coleman – but when the sun’s out and there’s a large expanse of highway in front of me, I want to...
How Gracenote is building a car stereo that senses your driving mood

Why monopolies and commoditization would pollute the cloud

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One of the prevailing assumptions around the cloud computing market is that it will drive towards an über-simplified delivery model that is similar to a utility. Further, this utility model will largely remove the potential for differentiation by most vendors and will lead to a race to the bottom from...
Why monopolies and commoditization would pollute the cloud
Ford Focus Electric hands-on: The EV that drives like a real car, 75 miles at a time
The Startup Ethic and the Charitable Impulse

Car review: Skoda Citigo

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The Citigo bears more than a passing resemblance to the VW Up! and Seat Mii. In fact, they're closely related...Price £7,630 MPG 62.8 Top speed 99mphKeeping a tab on who's getting into bed with who in the motoring industry requires all the relationship savvy of a divorce-hardened couples counsellor. Unlikely alliances...
Car review: Skoda Citigo

Dealers wanting to sell Ford's first all-electric car must Focus on the environment

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You can't just sell the new 2012 Ford Focus Electric, you've got to embrace what it stands for, or at least that's what Dearborn is telling its dealers. Per the company HQ, outfits hoping to offer the electric hatchback on their lots later this year must send sales staff...
Dealers wanting to sell Ford's first all-electric car must Focus on the environment

Inhabitat's Week in Green: go-kart made of Lego bricks, TOTO toilet bike and the launch of 'Willow Glass'

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. As we head towards the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, we're closely watching both candidates to see what they're doing for the...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: go-kart made of Lego bricks, TOTO toilet bike and the launch of 'Willow Glass'
2012 Ford Focus Electric test drive: behind the wheel of Ford's $39,200 electric car
Honda Accord plug-in hybrid review: Like the Chevy Volt, only normal

On the road: Volkswagen Golf SE 2.0-litre TDI 150 PS

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'The Golf feels fun enough to buy when you're young, single and relatively carefree, but won't need replacing if you have kids'Next year, the Volkswagen Golf celebrates its 40th birthday. They've sold 29m of them since 1974. Perhaps the car's enduring popularity is founded on the fact that it can...
On the road: Volkswagen Golf SE 2.0-litre TDI 150 PS

2012 Ford Focus Electric: the strong, silent type (first drive)

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Ford takes a shot over the bow of the Nissan Leaf and CNET Car Tech takes a Focus with no tailpipe for a spin. [Read more]...
2012 Ford Focus Electric: the strong, silent type (first drive)

Ford Focus Electric climbs any mountain, slowly

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During our review of the Ford Focus Electric we subjected the car to a variety of tests, including climbing a 25% grade from a dead stop. [Read more]...
Ford Focus Electric climbs any mountain, slowly

Which electric car is best for you? (comparison)

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We put the Nissan Leaf, Ford Focus Electric, and the Mitsubishi i-MIEV side-by-side to see how these everyday EVs stack up. [Read more]...
Which electric car is best for you? (comparison)

Sometimes there's nothing positive to say (*cough* Groupon)

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I’ve been criticized a number of times during the last year or so for my consistently negative coverage of daily deals site Groupon. (Most recently, by VentureBeat writer Jenn Van Grove.) Sometimes, there’s just little that’s positive to say. (Disclosure: I have various puts and wagers against Groupon.) To me, debating whether Groupon is a...
Sometimes there's nothing positive to say (*cough* Groupon)
BMW, Ford, GM, and others agree on new fast-charging standard for EVs

Ford's CTO Drives New Silicon Valley Office Opening (Video)

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Last week, Ford Motor Company officially opened a new “lab” in Silicon Valley, a move to both get it immersed into the tech scene here and also burnish its innovation cred. The reasons for the move — which some other car companies have also made — are myriad, including...
Ford's CTO Drives New Silicon Valley Office Opening (Video)

Electric car market ready for fresh charge as Nissan Leaf breezes in

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First electric car to be made in UK adds to wide choice for green-minded motorists as campaigners sense change in attitudesAnyone looking under the bonnet of the Nissan Leaf - the Japanese carmaker's all-electric rival to the Ford Focus - could be in for a surprise. With its tangle of...
Electric car market ready for fresh charge as Nissan Leaf breezes in

Ask Andru: Where is Apple's innovation? It takes time

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The day after Apple’s latest earnings call, I got an email from a reader that asked if the days of Apple leading the world in consumer electronics innovation has come to an end, and if the playing field is leveling out: Andru Edwards Q: What’s up with Apple? It...
Ask Andru: Where is Apple's innovation? It takes time
Toyota kills electric car plans, says 'capabilities of electric vehicles do not meet society's needs'

1.0-liter 3-cylinder EcoBoost Launches with UK Market Ford Focus

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The U.S. Fiesta will have the same engine available...
1.0-liter 3-cylinder EcoBoost Launches with UK Market Ford Focus

Ford Focus gets EPA rating: 105 MPGe, 76-mile range

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The EPA has finished its usual gauntlet of tests and has found that this year's Ford Focus Electric is the most efficient five-seater in America. The agency certified that it gets 105 miles to the electric equivalent to the gallon (divided between 110MPGe in the city and 99MPGe on...
Ford Focus gets EPA rating: 105 MPGe, 76-mile range

What It's Like Ditching A $19,000 Compact Car For A $100,000 Electric Rocketcar From The Future, The Tesla S (TSLA)

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I spent most of last week in a 2011 Ford Focus. My wife and I had rented it for our vacation in California. The average price paid for a Focus is $17,000 to $22,000, and it's a nice little car: probably not ugly in the right color (our rental was...
What It's Like Ditching A $19,000 Compact Car For A $100,000 Electric Rocketcar From The Future, The Tesla S (TSLA)

Ford Focus Electric priced at $39,200, plays nice with your smartphone

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Ford gets specific with the details surrounding the 2012 launch of its fully-electric Focus. [Read more]...
Ford Focus Electric priced at $39,200, plays nice with your smartphone

The Tester season 3 hits PlayStation Network tomorrow

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Season 3 of Sony’s online-only reality show The Tester premieres tomorrow, Feb. 7  on the PlayStation Network. The show features a cast of 12 hopefuls who want to work in the game industry competing in a variety of challenges, many of which have nothing to do with game testing....
The Tester season 3 hits PlayStation Network tomorrow
Ford unveils “overclocked” turbocharger in 2013 Focus ST
Announcing the On The Verge GIF-away winner!

Green Overdrive [video]: Test driving the electric Ford Focus

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Ford is finally showing off its biggest push to date for the electric car market: an electric version of its Ford Focus. At an event in downtown San Francisco last week, Ford let journalists conduct test drives of its brand new electric Focus. For GigaOM TV’s latest Green Overdrive show...
Green Overdrive [video]: Test driving the electric Ford Focus

Ford Focus Electric test drive and MyFord Mobile hands-on (video)

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This is the production version of Ford's Focus Electric for the US market, and we got the chance to take it for a proper test drive last week. Don't fret, though -- Engadget hasn't suddenly turned into a car site. While we'll be happy to share our driving impressions,...
Ford Focus Electric test drive and MyFord Mobile hands-on (video)

Ford seeks to lighten cars, improve MPG, with carbon fiber

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A European automotive materials research consortium demonstrated a carbon fiber hood on a Ford Focus, using production techniques that could make the advanced material practical for mass market production vehicles. [Read more]...
Ford seeks to lighten cars, improve MPG, with carbon fiber

Electric cars: is now the time to plug in?

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Super-green vehicles are here, having taken off in the US thanks to enormous savings in fuel costs and a vastly improved range - but are they worth the sky-high prices?Climb behind the wheel, hit the "power" button and a host of lights on the dashboard leap into life. The car's...
Electric cars: is now the time to plug in?
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