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Ford Says One Third of US Dealers Will Be Certified to Sell EVs by the Spring

Ford Says One Third of US Dealers Will Be Certified to Sell EVs by the Spring

Feb 6 2013, 11:33am CST | by

More Ford dealerships will sell EVs soon

Ford is betting big on electric vehicles and wants to expand its dealer footprint selling the zero emissions vehicles. Ford says that over one third of all at US dealerships will be certified to...

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Ford Says One Third of US Dealers Will Be Certified to Sell EVs by the Spring

Feb 6 2013, 11:33am CST | by

More Ford dealerships will sell EVs soon

Ford is betting big on electric vehicles and wants to expand its dealer footprint selling the zero emissions vehicles. Ford says that over one third of all at US dealerships will be certified to sell new electrified vehicles by the spring. That will mean more than 900 ford dealers will be certified to sell plug-in electrified vehicles.

In November of 2012, the number dealerships certified to sell plug-in vehicles was only 200. Ford says that the increased number of dealers certified to sell the plug-in electric vehicles represents the increased demand it has seen for its automobiles. Available vehicles will include the Fusion Energi among others.

Ford will also offer the C-Max Hybrid and other plug-in electric vehicles at its dealer network around the country. EV selling dealerships will be available in all 50 states once the rollout is complete.

 
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Jul 24 2014 11:27am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Incoming Ford CEO Mark Fields Unveils New 2015 Ford Edge
In 2016, the dream of V8-powered, rear-wheel drive Australian Fords will die forever as local manufacturing there, as well as homegrown Aussie Fords specific to that market, comes to an end. This is the last hurrah of the Australian F ...
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Jul 24 2014 11:10am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

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The '732 Lbs Lighter' 2015 Ford F-150 V6 Was Weighed Against A 2014 V8

Jul 24 2014 10:43am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Incoming Ford CEO Mark Fields Unveils New 2015 Ford Edge
It is very impressive that a 2015 Ford F-150 Lariat four-door, one of the model's heavier setups, will only weigh 4,942 pounds. But it's important you know part of that "732 pound weight savings" came from the 2014 having a V8, while the 2015 had Ford's new 2.7 V6. ...
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Hyundai and Porsche top J.D. Power’s owner appeal study

Jul 24 2014 10:22am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

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Nissan Note getting a little louder with Nismo versions this fall

Jul 24 2014 8:45am CDT | Source: Autoblog

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Filed under: Performance, Japan, Hatchback, Nissan Nissan's Nismo performance division has been getting more chances to shine recently with tuned models like the Juke Nismo RS and GT-R Nismo. But its latest creation moves closer to the bottom of the Japanese brand's lineup to make a hot hatch out of the (Versa) Note. At least in Japan, the new model is due this fall, and Nismo is keeping a lot of t ...
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