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CES 2014: Ford's Says Solar is Serious, Can Provide 75% of an EVs' Juice

 At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada Ford Motor Comp. (F) displayed various electrification and "green home" products and concepts at its booth on the show floor.

Among these was the "MyEnergi LifeStyle 2.0" project with Sharp Corp. (TYO:6753), Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) (owner of Whirlpool and Maytag appliance brands), Eaton Corp. PLC, and Infineon Technologies AG (ETR:IFX).  Also working with research partners at Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT), the goal of the project is to try to lower a household's carbon footprint by 55 percent and its power usage by 60 percent.