Ford will test Focus fuel cell vehicle

Kranz, Rick
November 2000
Automotive News;11/6/2000, Vol. 75 Issue 5902, p63
Trade Publication
Reports that Ford Motor Co. will use its Focus automobile as the platform for a fuel cell vehicle that will go on sale in 2004. Unveiling of a fuel cell Focus FCV prototype at the Specialty Equipment Market Association show held in Las Vegas, Nevada; Comparison of the Focus FCV prototype with Ford's P2000 fuel cell vehicle unveiled in 1998.


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