Ford says 900 dealers will be EV-certified by spring

by Bradford Wernle
Automotive News
February 5, 2013

More than 900 dealers, about a third of the Ford-brand dealer body, will be certified to sell Ford-brand plug-in vehicles by spring, the company said today…

Ford attributed the spike to increased demand for the electrified vehicles.

“Research indicates that 60 percent of new-vehicle shoppers are considering hybrid vehicles. With this demand for more fuel-efficient vehicles, early sales of Ford’s five electrified vehicles has been phenomenal, creating a tremendous amount of excitement among our dealers,” C.J. O’Donnell, Ford electrified vehicle marketing manager, said in a statement.


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