31 Jul '12, 4pm

2012 Ford Focus 1.0-liter EcoBoost

Ford need to sort the Aussies out, they think that the Falcon must be v8 whilst they won't have anything to enter/beat Holden with at Bathurst. V8 Falcon bar is set to to high as is impacting Falcon sales big time now, Ford need to get a grip a low the cubic capacity bar on the top model as this is the one most folk want, if the bars set to high then fewer folk will buy them. 3 pot Focus engine is so small & light you can lift it out of the engine bay yourself, it's just so tiny. All ecoboost engines are gas guzzlers With high CO2 compared to diesels and not very popular in Europe dont win Ford a lot of sales here due to high taxation on CO2 pollution in Europe.

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/07/31/2012-ford-focus-1-0-...

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