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2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost Priced, 45 MPG Highway Too

2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost Priced, 45 MPG Highway Too

Ever since Mitsubishi revealed its gas-sipping Mirage was capable of 40 mpg combined, we've awaited the figures for Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost Fiesta with interest. That wait is now at an end, with Ford's customer website and the EPA's FuelEconomy.gov website both confirming the three-cylinder... read more

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2013 Ford Police Interceptor concept

Even Police Cars Can Get 30 MPG Now (Non-Pursuit, Highway Cycle)

Even cops can benefit from good gas mileage. Ford is adding its 2.0-liter EcoBoost turbocharged four-cylinder gasoline engine to a "special service police" sedan that, the... read more September 25, 2013 by


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

Ford's EcoBoost Engines Cross The 2-Million-Made Mark

Ford now sells an electric car and some plug-in hybrids, but you don't hear all that much about them. They're just a few drops in an ocean of gasoline EcoBoost engines... read more September 18, 2013 by


 
Ford Fusion Energi charging.

Ford To Install Electric-Car Charging Stations At Company Sites

Ford has decided follow the lead of several other carmakers by installing electric car charging stations at its facilities. The stations will allow employees to commute more... read more September 18, 2013 by


 
2013 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Focus Electric Drivers: Has Your Electric Car Suddenly Stalled?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating customer claims that the Ford Focus Electric can stall suddenly, completely shutting down while... read more September 12, 2013 by


 
2014 Ford C-Max

Ford C-Max Hybrid Sales Seemingly Not Hurt By Fuel-Economy Shortfall

Despite taking a PR pounding from overrated mileage estimates, the Ford C-Max Hybrid seems to be doing fine. Thanks to growing sales of the C-Max Hybrid five-door hatchback... read more September 9, 2013 by


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

EPA's Ford C-Max Hybrid Gas Mileage: "Our Testing Not At Fault"

It's frustrating buying a car to find its gas mileage falls short of the official EPA ratings, and it's a frustration quite familiar to owners of the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid... read more August 26, 2013 by


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

Ford's C-Max Mileage Mess: How It Happened And What It Means

Ford spent nine months justifying the 47-mpg fuel-efficiency rating of its new 2013 C-Max Hybrid--before it bowed to public pressure and lowered it to 43 mpg late Thursday... read more August 18, 2013 by


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

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid Owners Get Cash As Ford Lowers MPG Rating

For Ford, it's all about "customer satisfaction"--a phrase it's repeated hundreds of times over the past nine months. During that time, it's grappled with the realization... read more August 16, 2013 by


 
2014 Ford C-Max

Ford To Lower Disputed C-Max Hybrid Gas Mileage Estimates: Report

Ford will lower the 47-mpg gas mileage rating for its C-Max Hybrid hatchback, a much-disputed metric that was never backed up by real-world owner experience. Soon after the... read more August 15, 2013 by


 
European Ford Focus gets lower-emission 1.0 3-cyl EcoBoost

Forbidden Fruit: Europe's Ford Focus 3-Cyl EcoBoost Gets Even Greener

As the U.S. still eagerly awaits the introduction of the 3-cylinder EcoBoost Ford Fiesta, European drivers are buying Ford's tiny-engined cars in their droves. Various... read more August 14, 2013 by 6


 
Fuel gauge

Facing Fuel-Economy Fracas, Ford Focuses On Gas Mileage Myths (Video)

Many buyers of new Ford cars--both its 2013 C-Max and Fusion hybrids, and those fitted with its EcoBoost line of downsized, turbocharged engines--report real-world gas... read more August 2, 2013 by 19


 
2012 Toyota Prius C

Toyota: We Sell Six In Every Ten Hybrids In California

California loves its hybrids. And according to figures from Toyota, it loves their hybrids more than anyone else's. A full 61 percent of new hybrids sold in California are... read more August 1, 2013 by 7


 
2014 Ford F-150 fitted with natural-gas readiness package

2014 Ford F-150 Natural-Gas Readiness Package For Half-Ton Pickup

Ford is the latest automaker to offer a natural gas fuel option for its best-selling pickup truck range. The 2014 Ford F-150 will be offered with a natural gas (CNG) and... read more July 31, 2013 by 1


 
Zachary Nelson and Ford's haptic gear shifter technology (Image: Video screen grab)

Want To Improve Manual Gas Mileage? Haptic Shift Knob Tech Could Help

The humble automatic transmission has come along in leaps and bounds over the year, and modern systems are often more efficient than their manual equivalents. For the manual... read more July 30, 2013 by 3


 
2013 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Vs. Ford C-Max Hybrid: Pros And Cons

For several years, Toyota had the hybrid market pretty much sewn up with its Prius. Okay, so it never reached the heady economy highs of the original Honda Insight, but it... read more July 29, 2013 by 20


 

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