WAYNE, MI – Ford is hoping its first all-electric vehicles will sell in large enough volumes to justify bringing future EV development in-house, a top engineer says. The electric powertrains for the Transit Connect small commercial van and Focus C-segment car were developed by suppliers Azure Dynamics and Magna, respectively. The Transit EV went on sale earlier this year, while production of the ’12 Focus EV has begun at Ford’s Wayne, MI, assembly plant. The car will ...

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