Rechargeable Focus to launch in 2012
THE fuel-free, all-electric rechargeable Focus Electric passenger car will launch in Europe in 2012.
Focus Electric is based on the all-new Ford Focus mainstream vehicle.
It will offer adequate range to cover the majority of daily driving habits plus a per kilometre cost better than the Chevrolet Volt and competitive with other battery electric vehicles. It will charge in half the time of a Nissan Leaf.
Other electric vehicles by Ford include:
C-MAX Energi - Based on the new Ford C-MAX five-seater multi-activity vehicle, the C-MAX Energi targets more than 500 miles of driving range using the battery and engine. It delivers better chargesustaining fuel economy than the Chevrolet Volt.
C-MAX Hybrid - The full hybrid variant of C-MAX is targeted to deliver better fuel economy than Ford Fusion Hybrid, the most fuel-efficient sedan in the US. It also leverages the company's powersplit hybrid architecture and uses a lighter, smaller lithium-ion battery system.
New Focus Electric.