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Ford's future hybrid, electric-car lineup: 5 things to know

Ford's future hybrid, electric-car lineup: 5 things to know

The "Ford Uncovered Future Product Forum" held Thursday for journalists was a break in recent tradition for Detroit's second-largest automaker. The abrupt firing of CEO Mark Fields last May was an indication that Ford's board of directors wasn't happy with progress in preparing the company for a... read more

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Ford F-250 Super Duty pickup truck fitted with XL Hybrids upfitted hybrid-electric powertrain

XL Hybrids adds Ford F-250 hybrid to F-150 plug-in hybrid pickups; production to start in March

The idea of a Ford F-Series hybrid pickup truck has now been around since August 2011, but its maker now expects to launch such a truck sometime during 2020. Meanwhile, on... read more February 27, 2018 by

2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon

2019 Ford Transit Connect Wagon gets "EcoBlue" diesel option, no hybrid so far

The last time Ford released a new hybrid or plug-in electric model was for the 2013 model year, and that's a long time ago in electric-car years. Detroit's second-largest... read more February 8, 2018 by

Frame from Sierra Club video, 'Tell Ford to Put Clean Cars in the Fast Lane,' Jan 2018

Ford Model T: what was its fuel economy, really?

In a recent video posted to YouTube, environmental advocacy group The Sierra Club dialed up production values to call out Ford's lobbying efforts to roll back fuel-economy... read more January 26, 2018 by

Frame from Sierra Club video, 'Tell Ford to Put Clean Cars in the Fast Lane,' Jan 2018

Ford CAFE rollback efforts, countering sustainability claims, slammed in Sierra Club video

The production values are high and the message is clear in a video released Tuesday by The Sierra Club. The environmental advocacy group 's goal is simple: highlight the... read more January 24, 2018 by

Teaser for Ford Mach 1 electric SUV due in 2020

Ford 300-mile all-electric SUV may be named Mach 1; due 2020

The big new debuts at the 2018 Detroit auto show are largely pickup trucks, one of them being the new mid-size 2019 Ford Ranger. Ford also introduced a new Bullitt Mustang... read more January 15, 2018 by

2018 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford: China will lead our electric-car effort, 300-mile electric SUV to be built in Mexico

As we start to look toward the 2019 model year, it's worth noting that Ford hasn't introduced a single new hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or electric vehicle since 2013. In fact... read more December 28, 2017 by

2018 Ford Escape

2019 Ford Escape to get plug-in hybrid, plus Expedition SUV hybrid, Lincoln versions too: report

In recent years, Ford Motor Company's plans for putting more plug-in electric cars on the road have been, shall we say, murky. GM has the Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid, sales... read more November 20, 2017 by

2018 Ford C-Max

Ford C-Max Energi plug-in production over; Hybrid has only months left

The Ford C-Max, launched as a 2013 model, never really served the purpose its maker intended. The tall five-door compact hatchback was intended to be Ford's counter to the... read more November 10, 2017 by

Ionity multi-brand European charging network

BMW, Mercedes, Ford, VW, Audi launch Ionity high-power fast charging across Europe

A group of automakers in Europe announced on Friday they will launch "Ionity," a network of high-power fast-charging stations to build out the continent's infrastructure for... read more November 6, 2017 by

UAW Logo

UAW wakes up to job threat posed by electric cars, as German unions have already

With an evolving shift to electrified and plug-in electric cars, the changes that will bring to the auto industry are far from limited to the powertrains. The entire... read more October 18, 2017 by

Jim Hackett

Ford to cut engine funding by one third, invest in electrics, autonomy

When Ford fired Mark Fields in May, it was widely seen as a rebuke to the CEO's inability to offer a convincing argument about how Ford would handle the future. Every car... read more October 4, 2017 by

Ford Transit Plug-In Hybrid van for the UK

Ford Transit van with range-extended electric powertrain revealed

As European countries continue to crack down on emissions from road vehicles, automakers are stepping up with solutions to reduce levels of smog-causing nitrogen oxides... read more September 13, 2017 by

Ford Mustang in China

Ford pairs with Chinese maker Zotye for electric-car expansion

Ford was the first U.S. maker to build hybrid cars, starting in 2004, and it launched its Focus Electric hatchback in December 2011, just a year after the arrival of the... read more August 22, 2017 by

Scenes from visit to Ford Hub, Westfield World Trade Center, New York City, Aug 2017

We visited NYC's Ford Hub; we still don't know what it was

Those who've lived in New York City since 2001 sometimes choose to avoid the World Trade Center site when possible. The area has largely been rebuilt into a combination of... read more August 14, 2017 by

Lucid Air

Lucid looking for savior, perhaps, after Ford declines to buy company

The image of the electric car as the future of passenger vehicles has led to a wealth of start-up companies hoping to cash in on the newest type of automotive propulsion... read more July 19, 2017 by



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