As predicted in teaser material, Ford presented the all-new, global Ford Focus today. It will be manufactured in China, and it will go on sale there and in Europe this year and on the North American market in the second half of 2019.
For the past few months, we have seen brightly camouflaged Ford Focus test mules. The light disguise has shown us that the car has been reaching readiness for quite a while now, and the official release date is now just a week away. This short teaser video released by Ford Europe's YouTube channel gives us a look at the details of the upcoming new generation Focus.
Ford will boost the Focus Electric Vehicle's single-charge range to about 100 miles for the 2017 model year.
Ford has claimed its Focus sedan beat out the Toyota Corolla for the title of 'best-selling car in the world' for the second year in a row. The declaration was based on independent sales figures from January to September of 2013, according to USA Today.
Ford Motor Co. celebrated the 100th anniversary of the moving assembly line this week at its Wayne Assembly plant by setting new goals for global manufacturing, and promising the next few years will mark the automakers' largest manufacturing expansion in 50 years.
On Friday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency certified the Ford Focus Electric at 110 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) in the city, and 99 MPGe on the highway. Combined, it rates at 99 MPGe, six better than the Nissan Leaf.
It looks like Ford is making new friends in Mountain View. Google received an early holiday present from the Blue Oval to add to their well-known EV fleet. The Focus Electric you see above is actually the first to roll off Ford's completely transformed Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, Michigan.