Ford Motor Company
Ford Focus Electric
|Manufacturer:||Ford Motor Company|
|Model:||Ford Focus Electric|
|Release Date:||Available in the U.S. in late 2011, available in Europe in 2012.|
|Type:||The all-new Ford Focus Electric is the first fuel-free, rechargeable passenger car from Ford and one of five new electrified vehicles Ford will deliver by 2012 in the U.S./2013 in Europe.|
Targeting up to 100 all-electric miles
|Max Speed:||84 miles per hour|
The all-electric powertrain and single-speed transmission provide immediate responsiveness and smooth acceleration when the driver pushes down the accelerator.
23 kWh lithium-ion, liquid-cooled/heated, recyclable battery manufactured by Compact Power Inc.
Focus Electric offers a host of standard safety and security features including six airbags and electronic traction control, along with hands-free SYNC® telephone connectivity and MyKey® for North America. Extensive eco-friendly materials, such as bio-foam seat cushions and recycled fabrics also are featured in the vehicle.
Fully charges in about 3 to 4 hours using a 240V home charging station.
Available in North America in late 2011 and Europe in 2012.
Pricing information for the Focus Electric has not yet released.
The Focus Electric will qualify for the maximum federal tax credit for plug-in electric vehicles – currently $7500; Additional incentives may available in certain states and local jurisdictions