Manufacturers are constantly working at environmental sustainability and on manufacturing efficient products. Today Ford announced that the 2012 Ford Focus Electric will be the first five-passenger electric vehicle to operate on what is the equivalent of 100 miles per gallon.
Ford made this announcement today at an event to celebrate the start of production of the Focus at the Michigan Assembly Plant.
The new Focus Electric joins the field of other energy efficient vehicles produced today including the Chevy Volt and Toyota Prius.
News coverage from the announcement:
Detroit News – Ford: 5-passenger Focus Electric to get 100 mpg
Fox News – Ford’s 100 MPGe Car
CNET – Ford Focus Electric to hit over 100 MPG equivalent
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