Posts Tagged ‘ECOnetic’

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Amsterdam 2011: Focus Econetic Preview…

April 7, 2011

Take one modified 1.6l TDCi Focus with 76kW and 230Nm, add in Ford Auto-Start-Stop, Smart Regenerative Charging, Ford Eco Mode and Shift Indicator Light as well as the standard Active Grille Shutter, ultra-low rolling resistance tyres and revised final drive ratio and you have yourself one of the worlds most fuel efficient vehicles – the 2012 Ford Focus Econetic.

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Ford Bringing Stop-Start to the Masses…

December 27, 2010

Ford have issued a press release announcing that by 2012 Ford’s ‘Auto Stop-Start’ technology (that automatically shuts down the engine from idle and turns back on when the brake is depressed) will become available to non-hybrid vehicles as well. Ford has said that on these ‘conventional’ vehicles with petrol drivetrains, city gains of up to 10% have been seen.

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New ECOnetic Model Lands In Australia…

May 31, 2010

After the success of the introduction of the ECOnetic Fiesta into the Australian market last year, Ford Australia have announced that a second ECOnetic model will join the range from July. No folks, it’s not the Focus… It’s the Transit!

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Australia’s most fuel efficient car is…

October 19, 2009

… Come December 2009 the new Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 5-door hatch! Yes, that’s right folks – it’s coming to Oz! Follow on for a full rundown on the details.

2010 Ford Fiesta ECOnetic

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