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    Report: Ford UK exec says EVs are a good way to lose a fortune
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    Stateside, Ford execs are quick to point out the automaker's expansion in the plug-in sector. And despite a minimal presence in the pure EV space, the Blue Oval has been promoting its plug-in vehicles as part of an overall effort to boost fleetwide fuel economy. Too bad the company's UK chief ...

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    Ford UK diesel engine assembly site to be 100% wind powered
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    Ford's Dagenham Diesel Engine Assembly Line over in the UK is about to get a breath of fresh air. The plant will be 100 percent wind powered come the end of August 2011, thanks to the erection of a third turbine. This, according to Ford, will double the site's annual CO2 savings from 2,500 tons ...

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    UK backs Ford and Nissan with $581m for green vehicles
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    Earlier today, we we learned that Nissan will start making Leaf electric vehicles at a plant in Sunderland, UK, beginning in 2013. One reason the facility will be opened is because the UK government is giving Nissan £20.1 million ($30.7 million U.S.) in the form of a Grant for Business ...

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    Ford UK recycles bumpers into bumpers
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    In 2009, Ford UK dealers collected 23,000 ruined bumpers from cars that had been in accidents. Why would they do this? In order to do a bit of recycling. Some of the material from those bumpers is now back in action, having been turned into bumpers – and other plastic parts – used in ...

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    Ford lines up low-CO2 offerings across the range to benefit from new VED regulations
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    Ford UK has announced improvements to the C-Max model that bring the car into the important sub-120g/km of CO2 range. The 1.6 TDCi models now emit just 119g/km and that means the Vehicle Excise Duty has been reduced from £120 to £35 (£30 starting in April). With this improvement, ...

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    European Ford chief: personal carbon output will be common knowledge in 10-15 years
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    If Lewis Booth, Ford's chief in Europe and head of its Premier Automotive Group, is right, then TerraPass and other carbon offset programs are way ahead of the curve. Booth, speaking at the British motor show, said that in the next 10 to 15 years consumers will track their carbon footprint as well ...

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