Ford has unveiled the first hybrid police cruiser, a beefed up version of the Fusion Hybrid specially prepared to survive the rigors of police work,
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Originally posted on CleanTechnica Low gas prices may not have hurt plug-in car sales much, but traditional hybrids have been feeling the pinch as consumers go for sportier sedans or even SUVs. Some automakers have yet to come up with a response, but for the Blue Oval the next move is clear. The price of […]
CVTs are becoming more commonplace, and Ford is considering rekindling its relationship with gearless transmissions as a means to improve fuel economy.
The Ford Fusion Energi hybrid outsold the Chevy Volt and Toyota Prius PHEVs for the first time in June – is this the shape of hybrid car sales to come?
A multi-million dollar simulated city is being built to simulate real world driving conditions as automakers test autonomous cars
The EPA has forced Ford to lower the MPG ratings on six of its vehicles by as much as 7 MPG, due to an internal testing error.
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Depending on whom you ask, automated cars are either right around the corner, or still decades away. Elon Musk says a 90% autonomous Tesla will be on the market by 2017, while other automakers are aiming for closer to 2020. Ford thinks automated vehicles need to be introduced in steps, and the first step is […]
With more hybrid cars on the market than ever, it should come as no surprise that sales of hybrid vehicles continue to grow month after month. 2013 could prove to be a watershed year for hybrid cars though, with sales of both pure electric and hybrid vehicles putting on strong showings in an increasingly competitive car market.
J Mays, vice president of design at Ford Motor Corporation, said that their hybrid cars are flying off the shelves in California. He also added that the US hybrid market is growing as a whole, slowly, but steadily. Looks like Americans are finally warming up to hybrids.
The 2014 Ford Fusion hybrid has not yet been released, but Ford has let slip some details changes to from the 2013 model, including new colors and a new engine.
Christopher Tracy reviews the 2013 Ford Fusion with the 1.6 liter EcoBoost engine. Does the tiny turbocharged engine live up to Ford’s promises of performance and fuel economy? Hit the jump to find out.
The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid has been awarded the inaugural Canadian Green Car Award. The Canadian Green Car Award is chosen by a panel of expert members of the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC).
Ford received a lot negative attention and a federal class action lawsuit for advertising their new C-MAX hybrid and the Fusion hybrid’s 47 MPG efficiency. It all came to a head after Consumer Reports stated that the fuel efficiency ratings obtained from their own test results were 17% and 21% lower than the EPA fuel efficiency that Ford claimed. This backlash could lead to new hybrid vehicle testing methods from the EPA.
I’ll be the first person to admit when I am wrong, and I have been critical of the decision to hype up the Ford C-Max hybrid for months in advance of actual sales. But the tactic seems to have worked, as in the first two months of sales the Ford C-Max Hybrid has become the fastest-selling hybrid car ever.
There’s a bit of trouble in paradise over the real-world fuel economy of the Ford C-Max Hybrid and 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, which are delivering less-than-expected mpg numbers for many consumers.
Ford actually brought several shades of green to Chicago this year, what with the Fusion, the CMAX, and the electric Focus all hanging around the display in separate corners, and an electric Transit Connect lurking in the back. They also had a series of rather striking models who looked great in their flowing white outfits […]
Your intrepid blogger here reporting from Cobo Hall in the Motor City for what promises to be an action-packed show. We are starting the day off right with the debut of the 2013 Ford Fusion, a sexy, sleek-looking new sedan with looks borrowed from the Evos concept that debuted last fall. With two turbocharged engines, […]
I love cars, nearly as much as I love women, and for as long as men have worked on cars, they have convinced pretty young things to pose with them. Typically though, women have tended to pose with performance vehicles, from muscle cars to Lamborghinis. These days though, the “hot” thing is fuel efficiency…and Pump […]
The current Toyota Prius still has no rival on a mpg-to-mpg comparison, though by 2012 that may change. The next Ford Fusion Hybrid could get as high as 48 mpg city rating, putting it almost on par with the Prius. This report comes from Ford Inside News, which also lists a number of other new […]