Ford confirms Auto Expo plans

Ford confirms Auto Expo plans

19th Dec 2011 11:37 pm

Global preview of the EcoSport will be one of the major highlights.


Ford has confirmed that it will preview an all-new global vehicle at the Auto Expo.

This vehicle, the EcoSport, will be sold in India and other global markets. This next-generation vehicle will take centrestage on Ford's high-tech and interactive stand which will cover around 1,400 square metres. The EcoSport will be the latest One Ford global product, a vehicle designed to help expand Ford's footprint in the world's fastest-growing auto markets, including India. It will be the second of eight products Ford plans to bring to India by mid-decade.

The EcoSport will be among a showcase of 12 vehicles on the Ford stand including the Figo, the All-New Fiesta, the Classic and the Endeavour.

The All-New Ford Fiesta four-door saloon, soon to be available with the new PowerShift automatic transmission, is another step in Ford's strategy to bring the latest technology to India. Ford says, compared to traditional four-speed automatics, the PowerShift transmission can improve fuel economy by up to nine percent

The company’s other expo highlights include comprehensive safety and quality displays, a 3D theatre, live shows and a crowd-sourced, interactive driving game.


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