Basically, the B-Max would compete with Honda Fit and maybe Kia Venga, but expect more new things from the car to really deserve the "groundbreaking" designation.
Back in December, a Ford of Europe spokesperson revealed that March 2011 will see the introduction of the new B-Mas concept which is very likely to go into production as B-Max. Furthermore, the Ford source said that the production model could be assembled in Craiova, Romania at the plant that currently builds the Transit Connect in passenger and van configurations.
There are many rumors regarding Ford's plans for the B segment, some people familiar with the matter claiming that the parent manufacturer intends to export 80 percent of the 150,000 units supposed to be manufactured at the Romanian plant.
autoevolution will be attending the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, so stay tuned for some real up close and personal shots of the vehicles, as well as for first-hand details of the motorized contraptions presented at the event.