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

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 our efforts to automobiles and cut down on our fossil fuel use. While we didn't find an affordable battery electric car with... read more

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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 0


 
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


 
Ford and Schaeffler eWheelDrive electric Fiesta prototype

In-Wheel Motor Electric Ford Fiesta Previews Future Urban Vehicles

When automakers test prototypes and new technologies, it's often done under the skin of an existing vehicle--partly to save costs, partly to avoid the gaze of prying spy... read more April 29, 2013 by 5


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

Confused By MPG? Ford Contest Rewards App Developers Who Help

Life can be confusing for those motivated into greener cars with the aim of saving money. With all the options available to today's buyers--more efficient gasoline, diesel... read more March 29, 2013 by 4


 
2013 Ford Mustang

2015 Ford Mustang: Same Power, Fewer Cylinders, Better MPG?

A turbocharged four-cylinder version of the next generation of the Ford Mustang, due for the 2015 model year, has been widely reported around the web--but it had been assumed... read more March 11, 2013 by 3


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

Ford C-Max Does Not Beat Prius V Wagon In Real-World Use

We've written quite a lot about the gas mileage of Ford's two new 2013 hybrid models, the C-Max and Fusion hybrids. That's because a lot of shoppers and buyers have been... read more March 3, 2013 by 39


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid, test drive, Catskill Mountains, NY, Mar 2013

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Quick Winter Gas Mileage Test

The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid is the second of Ford's two hybrid models, both all-new for 2013. The Fusion Hybrid, unlike the C-Max Hybrid compact hatchback, is a four-door... read more March 2, 2013 by 14


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric, New York City, April 2012

Ford Focus Electric Won't Sell Well, Says Ford

Some makers are investing in battery electric cars and doing their darnedest to make them market successes--think Nissan or Tesla, for example. Ford does not appear to be one... read more February 21, 2013 by 54


 
2014 Ford Fiesta: EcoBoost (European version)

Ford EcoBoost: Turbo Gasoline Engines The Near Green Future?

The main benefits of Ford's Ecoboost line of engines may be fuel efficiency and performance, but their popularity is resulting in another positive outcome. Ford has sold more... read more February 21, 2013 by 2


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid

Ford Adds Charging-Station Search To Energi Plug-In Hybrids

MyFord Mobile, Ford's smartphone app for the Ford Focus Electric, will soon be available on the brand's plug-in hybrid models too. The app allows customers to manage vehicle... read more February 7, 2013 by 0


 
All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Boost Dealers Selling Plug-In Electric Cars To 900

If you're trying to get your hands on a plug-in Ford, it should soon get a little easier. Ford will more than quadrouple the number of dealers able to sell its plug-in... read more February 6, 2013 by 1


 
2013 Toyota Prius liftback

Best Gas Mileage You Can Get: Top 10 Hybrids

Are you in the market for a hybrid car? You probably want great gas mileage, without switching to diesel fuel, or taking the next step into plug-in vehicles. The good news... read more January 31, 2013 by 29


 
2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford: Fusion Hybrid Buyers Are Younger Than Toyota's

It isn't easy bringing a new hybrid to market against the might and experience of Toyota--but Ford is certainly managing. The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid is setting record hybrid... read more January 30, 2013 by 3


 
Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell

Daimler, Ford, Nissan Agree To Share Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Costs For 2017 Or Later

The speculation is over, as Daimler has signed a three-way agreement with Ford and the Renault-Nissan Alliance to jointly develop future hydrogen fuel-cell technology. The... read more January 28, 2013 by 3


 

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