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Boston-Power's converted Ford Escape
Boston-Power’s converted Ford Escape

Boston-Power converted this Ford Escape to run on a prototype of its Swing battery, a new “green” battery designed for battery electric vehicles plug-in hybrid vehicles. Photo courtesy of Boston-Power.