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 miles per gallon equivalent (MPGe) city rating. The car's 99 MPGe highway score bests the Nissan Leaf's 92 MPGe. Focus Electric also has been EPA-certified to offer 105 MPGe combined, beating Leaf by 6 MPGe while offering more motor power and more standard features.
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MyFord Touch upgrade now live
MyFord Touch® is proving to be an extremely popular enhancement to SYNC®, with 72 percent of Edge and 79 percent of Explorer buyers now ordering the advanced information and entertainment interface. The redesigned 2013 Taurus and Flex are now going into production with an improved second-generation version that features faster performance and an easier-to-read interface. To ensure that the 250,000 owners already driving vehicles with MyFord Touch get the same improved user experience, Ford is mailing USB drives and instructions for installing the upgrade. Customers can also bring their vehicles to a Ford dealer to get the upgrade free of charge.
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Fuel-efficient 3.5-liter EcoBoost coming to future Ford Transit
When Ford's all-new Transit commercial van debuts in North America in 2013, it will come equipped with the company's award-winning, fuel-efficient 3.5-liter EcoBoost® V6 engine to better meet the needs of commercial truck customers. The 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 in the new rear-wheel-drive Transit will complement the van's expected class-leading driving dynamics and technology, making it the perfect replacement for Ford's venerable E-Series.
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