Ford Increases Electric Vehicle Dealers And Pushes Sales


The number of Ford Motor Company dealers who can sell electric vehicles will more than quadruple this spring. The company will so have 900 certified dealers, up from the 200 it had near the end of last year. The dealers will have specially trained sales and service staff, plus at least two on-site charging stations. This will mean that approximately one-third of all Ford U.S. dealers will be able sell the Focus Electric, C-Max Energy plug-in hybrid and the Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid. Lagging sales on the Focus Electric has the company offering lease and cash sale discounts.