Ford has been on a tear for the previous few years within the US, the place it has been killing off mainly something that is not a truck or an SUV.
Europe has escaped a few of that, however the Ford Mondeo — also called the Ford Fusion right here within the US, the place it has been gone since 2020 — is quickly to be useless globally, the corporate introduced Thursday, March 25.
The choice to ship the Mondeo to the guillotine was made as Ford strikes extra towards electrical automobiles and hybrids just like the Explorer PHEV in addition to the Kuga (aka the Escape) and Galaxy (a minivan).
The Ford Mondeo was launched in 1993 as a alternative for the Ford Sierra. It was Ford’s first try at a worldwide automotive, and we noticed it within the US first because the Ford Contour. Its platform additionally underpinned the Mercury Cougar, the seventh-generation Taurus and the Jaguar X-Type, amongst others.
Manufacturing of the Mondeo is about to proceed till early 2022.