Ford’s Gas-Free Focus Electric First with 100 MPGe, Faster Charging That Can Double Daily Range

2012 Ford Focus Electric
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  • Focus Electric is expected to be the first all-electric vehicle to achieve a 100 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) fuel efficiency rating with seating for five; can cut electricity costs to zero or even pay customers back with solar recharging option
  • Focus Electric is the first all-electric vehicle to offer faster charging technology, allowing it to charge in half the time of a Nissan Leaf using 240-volt outlets
  • Focus Electric’s special version of SYNC® with MyFord Touch® driver connect technology is designed to help electric customers extend range. MyFord® Mobile smartphone application and website helps customers cut electricity costs in half with innovative value charging feature
  • Receive instant vehicle status information
  • Perform key functions remotely
  • Monitor the car’s state of charge and current range
  • Get alerts when it requires charging or has finished charging
  • Remotely program charge settings and download vehicle data for analysis
  • Locate charge stations and plan routes to find them

Other standard features on Ford Focus Electric for North American customers include 15-spoke 17-inch aluminum wheels, a 60/40 split rear bench seat, push-button start, AM/FM/CD/MP3 Sony® Audio with nine speakers, SiriusXM Satellite Radio and HD Radio. Also included is a free, three-year subscription to SYNC Services, which provides access to information about traffic, news, sports, weather, horoscopes, stock quotes and movie listings, along with business searches and turn-by-turn directions.

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