35% of Europeans spend more money on the purchase of an electric car, despite that 71% of drivers say they have reduced their overall spending due to the economic crisis.
For 71% of respondents, fuel efficiency is a crucial factor in choosing a car. 60% opt for models from manufacturers that have set a target of reducing its environmental impact, and 68% efficiency into account when driving.
Ford recalls ECOnetic variants of the Fiesta and Focus are the vehicles more efficient signature oval that have been available in Europe, with consumption of 3.3 and 3.4 liters per hundred kilometers, respectively.
In addition, the Ford Grand C-MAX is a seven-seat models incorporating the 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine, awarded the ‘Engine of the Year’. Ford will launch this year in Europe Focus Electric, which will plug and other hybrid models.