It seems like FoMoCo is finally understanding that bringing its European models to the U.S. will help boost sales. Mark Fields, Ford president of America, has confirmed with Automotive News something that we already knew. The next-generation Ford Focus will be the second global vehicle to be sold in the U.S. after the Fiesta.
Ford will begin putting together the next-generation Focus in the U.S. in late 2010 or early 2011. The C-segment car will be built on the C1 platform that underpins the current European Focus.
So what new stuff did Fields tell Automotive News? According to Fields, the U.S. is expected to get version of the European Ford C-Max and Kuga crossover. Yes, we know we’re hoping all the good looks from the European models carry over as well.
Basically Ford is starting to see a market in the U.S. for both vehicles which are also built on the C1 platform that will be on the next-generation global Focus.
Ford Kuga (UK):
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