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Could Less-Pricey 2016 Chevy Volt Undercut Plug-In Hybrids?

Could Less-Pricey 2016 Chevy Volt Undercut Plug-In Hybrids?

The average new vehicle transaction price in the U.S. today is around $32,000. Now it appears that the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Volt may possibly have two model variants, one of them targeting a base price of $30,000. That price could potentially equal--or undercut--every plug-in hybrid offered... read more

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Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept at CES 2014

Ford C-Max Solar Energi Concept: Using The Sun To Charge Electric Car

Solar power has proven itself better for static charging than it has for on-vehicle use, even if Australia's Solar Challenge race has shown solar cars to be possible under... read more January 2, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford Outsells Toyota In Plug-In Hybrids For First Time (Volt Too)

Last month's plug-in hybrid sales charts are have acquired a blue tinge: In October's sales of plug-in hybrids, Ford overtook Toyota for the first time ever in overall... read more November 5, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

Ford C-Max Hybrids Recalled To Add Missing Door Chime

While hybrids and plug-in hybrids are known for silent running, in the case of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and Energi, a certain kind of quietness is a bad thing. Ford is... read more October 7, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid, Marin County, CA, Nov 2012

Ford Plug-In Drivers Do 60% Of Miles On Electricity (Just Like Volt)

Ford plug-in hybrid drivers are really making the most of the electric range of their vehicles--with nearly 60 percent of trips done entirely gas-free. That's according to... read more August 5, 2013 by  22


 
2013 Ford Focus Electric

After Price Cut, Will More Choose 2014 Focus Electric Over C-Max Energi?

If you've been considering an electric car but have been deterred by pricing, it might be worth another try—or at least another look at the numbers. This past week... read more July 15, 2013 by  23


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid in Massachusetts winter [photo: John Mitchell]

Why We Drive A Ford C-Max Energi And A Ford Focus Electric

My wife and I have been very pleased with the results of green initiatives we undertook at our home, including solar panels and geothermal heating. Then we decided to expand... read more May 31, 2013 by  36


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model

Right Electric Range For A Plug-In Hybrid: Is Lower Better?

How much electric range is the "right" amount in a plug-in hybrid or range-extended electric car? If you're a fan of battery electric vehicles, the answer is "all of it." But... read more January 25, 2013 by  102


 
Ford's MyEnergi Lifestyle guide

Ford: Drive Our Cars, Buy Green Appliances--And Kiss Texas, California, and New York Goodbye

The average household in America consumes more than 11,000 kWh of electricity per year, much of it during certain peak daytime hours. Many utility companies benefit from this... read more January 8, 2013 by  12


 
2014 Honda Accord Plug-In Hybrid

LA Auto Show Wrapup: Five New Plug-In Electric Cars (Video)

For our final piece on last week's Los Angeles Auto Show, we put together a video on the five new plug-in electric cars officially unveiled there. Three of them are plug-in... read more December 5, 2012 by  7


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Los Angeles, August 2012

Green Car Reports 2013 Best Car To Buy Nominee: Ford C-Max

The 2013 Ford C-Max is the first car from any U.S. manufacturer to take aim directly at the legendary Toyota Prius hybrid. Derived from a small "people carrier" of the sort... read more December 4, 2012 by  4


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

GE To Add Ford Plug-In Hybrids To Fleet Of Volts, Other Electric Cars

General Electric is adding a large fleet of 2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrids to its growing fleet of plug-in and electric vehicles. The 2,000 Energi models will join... read more November 21, 2012 by  11


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid, Marin County, CA, Nov 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Hybrid: First Drive

The 2013 Ford C-Max Energi is the first plug-in hybrid from Ford to hit the road, and the company sold 144 of them in October even before letting journalists drive the car... read more November 19, 2012 by  46


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

2013 Ford C-Max Energi: New EV+ Feature 'Learns' Regular Routes

Every driver of a plug-in hybrid electric car eventually wants to drive more on electricity and less on gasoline. So it's frustrating when the battery charge indicator shows... read more November 9, 2012 by  13


 
2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, C-Max Energi Plug-In: More Details

The new Escape crossover arrives at dealers in mere months, minus the hybrid model of its predecessor. That means it's now time to talk about the new 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid... read more December 14, 2011 by  10


 
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