Ford has officially announced the unveiling of the electrified Ford Focus in Europe. It has also announced an electrified EcoBoost Hybrid powertrain for the Focus. Hybrid powertrain uses a 48-volt mild hybrid system to improve fuel efficiency and incorporates cylinder deactivation technology.
Ford expects the mild hybrid powertrain to deliver 17% better fuel economy than versions of the car without the hybrid technology. Ford’s EcoBoost Hybrid electrified powertrain has a 1.0-liter engine that delivers 155 PS and 93 g/km CO2 emissions. The 17% improved fuel economy is compared to the outgoing 1.5-liter EcoBoost used in the Focus.
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