Ford C-Max Hybrid
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 Focus Electric debut on the stage during Alan Mulally’s keynote at CES 2011. This week the 2011 NAIAS has the news buzzing again with Ford’s 10 new small cars and electrification plans announcement. It is a move that shows that Ford isn’t afraid to market small cars—not...
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...John Voelcker
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...John Voelcker