March 7, 2012
Ford Focus Electric certified as America's most fuel-efficient five-seat vehicle
Ford's all-new Focus Electric is now officially America's most fuel-efficient five-passenger car with an EPA-certified 110 MPGe city rating. The car's 99 MPGe highway score bests the Nissan Leaf's 92 MPGe. Focus Electric is EPA-certified to offer 105 MPGe combined, beating Leaf by 6 MPGe while offering more motor power and standard features.
MyFord Touch upgrade now live
MyFord Touch® is proving to be a popular enhancement to SYNC®, with 72 percent of Edge and 79 percent of Explorer buyers now ordering the advanced feature. The 2013 Taurus and Flex are going into production with an improved second-generation version that is faster and easier to read. To ensure the 250,000 owners already driving vehicles with MyFord Touch get the same improved experience, Ford is mailing USB drives and instructions for installation. Customers can also bring their vehicles to a Ford dealer to get the upgrade free of charge.
Fuel-efficient 3.5-liter EcoBoost coming to future Ford Transit
When Ford's all-new Transit debuts in
in 2013, it will come equipped with the award-winning, fuel-efficient 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine to better meet the needs of commercial truck customers. The 3.5-liter EcoBoost will complement the new rear-wheel-drive Transit van's expected class-leading driving dynamics and technology, making it the perfect replacement for Ford's venerable E-Series.
About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company
, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 164,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company's automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford and its products worldwide, please visit
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