Ford Going Live With Electrics in the UK

Ford Transit Connect Electric UK

In brief: Ford Motor Co has announced it's European Electrification Programme which includes 2 electric vehicles by 2012: the Ford Transit Connect EV and the Ford Focus Electric.

Vehicle in the news

Make/Model: Transit Connect Electric and Focus Electric
Manufacturer: Ford UK

The word

Ford Transit Connect Electric EU

Ford is participating in the UK's Ultra-Low Carbon Vehicle Demonstrator program using the Transit Connect Electric and plans to release the electric cargo truck as a utility van and as a people mover option in 2011.

In 2012, Ford will follow that up with the release of its all-electric Ford Focus in both North America and Europe.

The ULCV Demonstrator program is a consortium of Ford, Scottish and Southern Energy, and the University of Strathclyde.

And so ...

The program will test the vehicles beginning this fall into 2011 as part of a larger test of alt-fuel vehicles throughout the UK.

Photo credits: Ford UK

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