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Ford C-Max Hybrid Fuel Economy Downgraded To 43 MPG

August 16th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

When the Ford C-Max Hybrid rolled out last fall, the Blue Oval made a big deal about the Prius-rivaling 47 mpg rating. Unfortunately for Ford, real world driving results were nowhere near Ford’s mpg claims, launching both lawsuits and a Federal investigation. The end result cost the C-Max 4 mpg, and Ford millions of dollars in restitution payments


Will The Next-Gen Chevy Volt Offer Multiple Battery Options?

March 8th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

You can bet that GM already has a good idea of what consumers what in the next-generation Chevrolet Volt. That means rumors and hearsay are starting to trickle out, though sometimes a single sentence from one suit can send the automotive media into a feeding frenzy. So comes word that the Chevy Volt may offer less range in the future...or on the flipside, even more range. Say what


GE Slowly But Surely Buying Hybrid Vehicles As Promised

November 26th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

Few companies have so vehemently and vocally supported hybrid and electric vehicles like General Electric. While it is obviously in the interest of GE, which produces charging stations and electrical components for electrified vehicles, GE made waves by pledging to replace half of its vehicle fleet with plug-in vehicles. Two years later, and that pledge is holding up, albeit at a slow, methodical pace


Founder Of GM-Volt.com Trades In Volt For A Ford

October 11th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

When the Chevy Volt was first announced, Dr. Lyle Dennis was among the first and most enthusiastic supporters of this new-fangled plug-in hybrid. He even went so far as to start a website that has become a cornerstone of the Chevy Volt community, GM-Volt.com. But alas, all good things come to an end, and Dr. Dennis is trading in his Volt...for a Ford


Ford Evos Concept: A Techy, Sexy Plug-In Hybrid

August 31st, 2011 | by Christopher DeMorro

This morning Ford has taken off the veil of its latest concept car, called simply the “Evos.” A design study more than a planned production car, the Evos gives us a glimpse of what future Fords may look like. Bonus; it’s a plug-in hybrid



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