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2013 Ford C-Max, Fusion Hybrids To Be Modified To Boost MPG In Real-World Use

2013 Ford C-Max, Fusion Hybrids To Be Modified To Boost MPG In Real-World Use

That noise you heard yesterday afternoon? That was the sound of the other shoe dropping. Ford said yesterday that it will "enhance the on-road fuel economy performance" of the 77,000 2013 hybrid models it's sold over the last year, in an effort to "improve customer satisfaction." The announcement... read more

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

Gas-Sippers Fuel Ford's Growth (Well, Partly)

Something funny is happening at Ford. Despite very heavy competition from a host of automakers, Ford is gaining market share at a brisk pace -- and it's doing so thanks in... read more July 1, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford Fiesta: EcoBoost (European version)

Ford Cut Plant CO2 Emissions By A Third Since 2000; Another Third By 2025 Targeted

There's more to making a car green than just the car itself. Ideally, the whole process of making the car should be as environmentally-friendly as possible too. Ford is doing... read more June 20, 2013 by  4


 
All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Focus Electric Production Began In Germany Last Week

Ford started European production of its Focus Electric at its German plant last week. It isn't just the first electric car Ford has produced in Europe, but the first... read more June 18, 2013 by  3


 
2012 Ford Escape Hybrid

Ford: Regenerative Braking Has Saved 100 Million Gallons Of Gas

It's pretty easy to take regenerative braking for granted, these days--virtually every electric and hybrid car on sale uses it to some extent. Maybe we should be a little... read more June 17, 2013 by  2


 
Enlighten display  -  Ford EcoGuide gauge cluster  -  2013 Ford C-Max Energi

Ford Energi Plug-In Hybrids Let You Choose Your Own 'Eco Coach'

Information is power, right? More precisely, based on an interview last week with Mike Tinskey, Ford’s Director of Global Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure... read more June 13, 2013 by  2


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric, New York City, April 2012

2014 Ford Focus Electric: No Updates, No Love For Ford's Electric Orphan

Rarely has any carmaker launched a car as obviously unloved as the Ford Focus Electric, the battery-electric conversion of a five-door Focus compact hatchback. As a company... read more June 13, 2013 by  43


 
2014 Ford Fiesta 5-door hatchback

2014 Ford Fiesta SFE: 34 MPG Combined, 41 MPG Highway

Ford's updated Fiesta SFE is offering even better fuel efficiency for the 2014 model year. The Fiesta uses a 1.6-liter gasoline engine, developing around 120 horsepower. It's... read more June 12, 2013 by  4


 
2014 Ford Fiesta: EcoBoost (European version)

Best Mileage Non-Hybrid Car In 2014: From Ford Or Mitsubishi?

You want a four-seat car with the highest EPA combined gas-mileage rating you can get--but you've decided you don't want a hybrid. For 2014, two new competitors are joining... read more June 7, 2013 by  10


 
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  37


 
2014 Ford Fiesta ST (Euro spec)  -  First Drive, March 2013

2014 Ford Fiesta ST: At 35 MPG, Highest-Mileage Performance Hatch?

From our earlier first drive of the 2014 Ford Fiesta ST over at Motor Authority, we already knew that Ford has put together not only one lean pocket rocket that's a hoot to... read more May 29, 2013 by  5


 
Ford's award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine

Daimler 'Boosts' 3-Cylinder Knowledge With Help From Ford

German automaker Daimler is more familiar with three-cylinder engines than you might think. In fact, it even sells one right here in the U.S. If you guessed "Smart Fortwo"... read more May 28, 2013 by 


 
2014 Ford Fiesta: EcoBoost (European version)

Sharing Savvy: Smart & Ford Discuss Fuel-Efficient Three-Cylinder Engines

In spy movies, information is used as a form of currency; it's traded for hostages, treasure, and occasionally, more information. But the practice isn't just limited to... read more May 24, 2013 by  5


 
2013 Ford Fusion Energi

2013 Ford Fusion Energi Gets Top Safety Ratings From NHTSA, IIHS

The belief that electric cars must somehow perform badly in crashes is slowly being eroded, with many well-known examples scoring well in crash tests around the world. The... read more May 21, 2013 by 


 
2013 Ford Focus ST  -  2.0T EcoBoost engine

Two-Thirds Of 2020 Vehicles Will Be Four Cylinders, Ford Says

Four-cylinder engines, often equipped with turbochargers, are very much in vogue at the moment. It's unlikely to change any time soon, either, with Ford predicting that two... read more May 20, 2013 by  3


 
2013 Ford Escape EcoBoost 2.0-liter, Pennsylvania, April 2013

2013 Ford Escape 2.0-Liter EcoBoost: Gas Mileage Drive Report

The Ford Escape is one of the most popular compact crossovers on the market today, and its all-new 2013 model goes head-to-head with the Honda CRV and Toyota RAV4. Both of... read more April 29, 2013 by  19


 
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