Ford presents its hybrid and electric models 2012/2013
The American manufacturer Ford announced that in 2013 it will sell four new vehicles powered by a rechargeable hybrid or fully electric or hybrid powertrain. They will come to join the models currently sold.
This confirms the mission of Ford is to address with energy the Toyota hybrids, which are considered as references on the subject.
REFERRED four ranges
These are not all Ford who enjoy greener technologies, as engineers manufacturer chose six well specific models, which cater to the target clienteles.
2012 Focus Electric
This is the first all electric car Ford find themselves concession. Its electric motor 107 kW (143 hp) is powered by a lithium-ion battery that adds 23 kilowatts (31 hp). It is currently available has a starting price of $ 39,227.
Transit Connect Electric in 2012
After the atmospheric engine version - which can even drink propane - Ford has added a declination electric engine of its Transit Connect delivery van whose autonomy varies between 80 and 130 km.
C-Max Hybrid in 2013
This compact crossover will be marketed in North America in the fall of 2012. It will become the main rival to the new Toyota Prius V. Its hybrid powertrain allows him to enjoy a range of around 800 km.
2013 Fusion Hybrid
Starting next fall, the hybrid version of the future version of the Ford Fusion 2013 will be a concession. A large sedan that will face the Toyota Camry hybrid. Consumption in the city is just 4.6 L/100 km.
Fusion Energi Rechargeable 2013
The production of the Ford Fusion Energi will commence rechargeable towards the end of this year, for marketing in 2013. Like the Chevrolet Volt, this large sedan consists of a small gasoline engine that powers the battery.
C-Max Energi Rechargeable 2013
Like the Fusion Energi Rechargeable, the Ford C-Max Energi can move is only with the help of the electric motor or a gasoline engine or with the combination of both to an estimated 800 km autonomy.
Current drafts of the Ford Fusion sedan and Ford Escape compact SUV remains available in hybrid version of previous generation.
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