Just previous week, reports indicated that Ford was stopping the improvement of the future-technology Concentrate RS. Even though there is currently a Ford Concentrate ST in Europe, the reports claimed that the Ford Concentrate RS would not fulfill the continent’s new, stricter CO2 emissions legislation. A consultant from Ford of Australia gave some hope that the Concentrate RS could nonetheless be saved but in a assertion to Leading Gear, Ford has officially verified that it will not make the future-technology hot hatch. The cause is as we suspected.
“As a result of pan-European emissions standards, improved CO2 taxation and the substantial charge of establishing an RS with some kind of electrification for a fairly very low volume of vehicles, we are not setting up one more RS variation of the Concentrate,” the enterprise mentioned in a assertion.
In other phrases, blame the EU regulators.