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Ford Begins Deliveries of Focus Electric to Dealers

About 350 Focus Electric cars will be sent to 67 dealers in California, New Jersey and New York.

Published: 22-May-2012

DETROIT - Ford Motor Co , the second-largest U.S. automaker, will start shipping its first electric passenger car to dealers this weekend, people familiar with the matter said.

About 350 Focus Electric cars will be sent to 67 dealers in California, New Jersey and New York over the next couple weeks. Manufacturing executives signed off on the decision on Friday.

Each dealer will get about six cars, one of which will be a demonstration model, the people said.

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