Ford announced on Monday that it is shutting down its Kansas City F-150 assembly line for one week because of an oversupply of vehicles. It will also suspend Escape and Fusion production temporarily.
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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 […]
Ward’s Auto has left 4 out of 5 Ford EcoBoost engines off its latest 10 Best Engines list. Here’s why.
Ford execs are mulling the idea of selling its plug-in hybrids, the Fusion Energi and C-Max Energi, to European customers for the first time.
It is estimated that less than 10% of new car sales in America came with a manual transmission, and the 2015 Ford Fusion just ditched the option.
In the world of 800 horsepower gas-guzzling race cars, one wouldn’t expect to see too many hybrid or alternative fuel vehicles. But NASCAR has made great strides to embrace alternative drivetrains and fuels in recent years, and one of their chief executives has even gone so far as to buy a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in […]
Aside from January, when I estimated that Tesla had 15 more deliveries than the Nissan Leaf had sales, the Leaf has topped the charts every month this year.
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.
Debuting in the Ford Lightweight Concept Car, this lighter lithium-ion car battery is the result of a Ford and Samsung SDI partnership.
This Ford Fusion has shed nearly 25% of its weight through the “holistic” use of lightweight materials like aluminum and carbon fiber.
Police officers rely on their cruisers day in and day out, but those cruisers cost money and fuel to keep running. Indianapolis is taking a big step to cut the fuel budget of the police department, purchasing 50 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrids as cruiser replacements. Though the Ford Fusion Energi has just 20 miles […]
Josh Wise drove the Dogecoin NASCAR to 20th at Talladega, charging past more established drivers and introducing the crypto-currency to NASCAR viewers.
From impossible dream to oh-my-god-this-is-actually-happening, the dogecoin sponsored NASCAR has settled on a very wow livery that will debut in Talladega.
The Cadillac ELR is over-priced, over-styled, and generally an overdone mess with terrible commercials. Could Ford do one better with a Fusion hybrid coupe?
Ford hybrid sales have exploded over the past year as the Blue Oval added several electrified models to its lineup. Leading Ford’s hybrid charge was the Ford Fusion Energi and C-Max Energi, two plug-in hybrids that could soon be joined by a third model, the Focus Energi, which will offer a longer electric driving range and a lower price.
Self-driving cars are a hot topic in enthusiasts circles these days, with the pros and cons of autonomous vehicles being weighed by just about everyone. While most of us imagine a box-on-wheels travelling along at 25 MPH though, BMW has a different idea of self-driving, or in this case, self-driving cars.
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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 […]
Ford is committed to efficient gas engines with its EcoBoost line of motors, but the motors are going to need some help to meet fuel economy mandates. Ford is preparing to roll out stop-start engine shutoff systems on most of its newer models, saying the technology can save drivers as much as $1,000 over five […]
Last month I attended the Ford 2014 Model Year, where I felt very out of place with colleagues (can you call them colleagues if you don’t get paid?) from the big car publications and also felt quite at home with my cronies from Internet obscurity. But I was there to drive some cars and give some impressions, and that is what I plan to do.