Ford C-Max Energi

  • 2011 Ford C-Max Energi Plug-In Hybrid Concept live photos. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

    If you wanted a plug-in hybrid electric car a few years ago the only choices available were a handful of expensive third-party plug-in hybrid conversions or to build your own. By the start of 2011 Chevrolet was offering the first commercial plug-in hybrid in the form of its 2011 Volt. Next year, Toyota will join in with a factory-built plug-in version of its 2012 Prius. Yesterday however, Ford Motor Co. confirmed that it will be bringing its own offering to the market in the form of its 2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid wagon. First unveiled at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, the plug-in...

  • 2012 Ford Focus Electric launch, New York City, January 2011
    2011 Detroit Auto Show: Electric Car Round-Up

    Between the wreck of a Volvo and a $300k Mercedes supercar, the 2011 Detroit Auto show is giving the electric car fan plenty of variety, so if you're planning to visit the show between now and closing time on January 23, here are the electric vehicles you should make the time to see and the EV...

  • 2011 Ford Vertrek Concept
    Ford Shows They Aren’t Afraid Of Small Cars With 10 New Models At NAIAS

    With CES last week and the 2011 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) this week, there is a lot of news hitting the wire. In fact, a lot of news is coming out of one auto manufacturer in particular—Ford. Last week, AllSmallCars.com was right there with the breaking news of the 2012...

  • Ford press conference, 2011 Detroit Auto Show
    2011 Detroit Auto Show: Ford Focus, C-Max, Vertrek Photo Gallery

    From the moment Ford CEO Alan Mulally drove onstage in a 2012 Ford Focus ST, the first of half a dozen new compact Ford models, it was all about small cars. There were small fast cars (that Focus ST) and small gasoline cars (the four-door Focus sedan and five-door Focus hatchback). There was the...

  • Ford C-Max Hybrid, first revealed at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show
    2011 Detroit Auto Show: Ford C-Max Hybrid & Energi Plug-In Concepts

    While Toyota dominates global hybrid production, Ford was the first company to launch a hybrid SUV: the Ford Escape Hybrid, in 2004. Now, Ford is pioneering another hybrid model: the small minivan, or as Europeans call it, the people carrier. Hybrid mini-minivan Between 10 and 10:30 am today at the...

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