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PHOTO CAPTION: Ford workers assembled some 1,600 Focus EV all-electric cars in 2012.

Ford Focus EV Sales Sluggish in 2012

Nearly $40K price tag (before federal tax credit) may be one reason Ford sold only 685 units of the 1,600 it built last year, reasons John Rosevear.

Published: 30-Jan-2013

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No, I'm not talking about Tesla Motors' (NASDAQ: TSLA ) hot Model S, the one electric car – heck, the one car – I get asked about more than anything else. Tesla's got plenty of orders coming in for its sleek electric ride, and I don't expect the Silicon Valley automaker to be offering discounts anytime soon.

But if you're OK with something a little humbler, the deals are getting a lot better, starting with the latest one from Ford (NYSE: F ) .

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