DYNAMIC NEXT-GENERATION FORD FOCUS DEBUTS
DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2010 – The next-generation Ford Focus makes its worldwide debut providing customers with more affordable technologies and features than ever in this segment, aswell as detailed craftsmanship, outstanding fuel economy and a new standard for driving quality.Sleek, stylish and sporty, both the four-door sedan and five-door hatchback body styles of thenext-generation Focus are previewed prior to their production start for Europe and NorthAmerica late in 2010 and market launch early in 2011.The new Focus will be nearly identical in all markets, with 80 percent parts commonality aroundthe world.“The new Ford Focus is a clear demonstration that our ONE Ford strategy is providing globalconsumers with great products that harness the best of Ford Motor Company,” said AlanMulally, Ford’s president and CEO.
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Next-generation Ford Focus makes its worldwide debut at 2010 North AmericanInternational Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit
Focus spearheads Ford’s new generation of global C-cars, all based on a common platformthat will underpin up to 10 vehicles around the world and account for 2 million units of annual production by 2012
Stylish new range provides customers with class-leading new technologies, features andcraftsmanship
New Focus targets exceptional fuel economy, and advances acclaimed levels of drivingquality
New range will start production simultaneously in Europe and North America in late 2010and go on sale early in 2011. Asia, Africa and South America production will follow