Last Monday, a Ford rumor has circulated on the Internet about the delayed launch of one of its models. According to the widespread rumor, the much awaited launch of the 2012 Focus Electric on will be delayed in 17 initial markets in the US. The company has an initial 19 markets for the new model. Based on the rumors, Ford would also be offering limited units of the 2012 Focus Electric in New York and California sometime towards the end of this year.
To answer the rumors that were spreading all over the Internet, the marketing manager for Ford’s electric cars, David Finnegan, issued an email that was first published in their website.
According to Finnegan’s email, the company would focus on the California and New York markets during the first phase of their production. The Ford dealers in these areas would be the first ones to schedule the retail orders. Likewise, they will be the first two markets to receive the Focus Electric car. In the spring of 2012, the rest of the markets will follow through including Durham.
The American company already made an official statement answering to the rumors by stating that there would be no delays with the launch of the 2012 Focus Electric. The official Ford statement said that the California and New York markets getting the first taste of the new cars is part of their plan.
Moreover, the statement said that the initial delivery schedule for the 2012 Focus Electric towards the end of this year would push through.