Ford GT News
Since Ford launched its line of downsized EcoBoost engines in 2009, the "eco" part of that name has often required an asterisk. That's because some owners have found that real-world fuel economy results don't always live up to the vehicles' official EPA ratings. The phrase "you can have Eco, or you can have Boost, but you can't have both at the same time," frequently crops up in reviews and on owner forums. DON'T MISS: Ford F-150 pickup to get V-6 diesel engine in summer 2018 But when it comes to the new Ford GT supercar, it seems you can't have "Eco" at all. Making its public debut two years...
Ford Energi Plug-In Hybrids Let You Choose Your Own 'Eco Coach'
Information is power, right? More precisely, based on an interview last week with Mike Tinskey, Ford’s Director of Global Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure, information is both what buyers of the brand’s Energi plug-in hybrids want to feel empowered, and what they need to get...Bengt Halvorson
Toyota Prius, Honda CR-Z Rumored To Take Part In GT300 Racing Series
Think of Japan’s Super GT Series, and you probably think of highly-tuned race car versions of rear-wheel drive production cars. But in in the 2012 GT300 class, the traditional image of GT race cars could be challenged by not one, but two hybrid cars. As MotorAuthority reported yesterday...Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
Rumor: Next Ford GT To Join The Hybrid Supercar Corral?
And the hybrids just keep on coming. Earlier this morning we wrote that BMW will launch a line of front-wheel-drive hybrids in 2014. Now, the British magazine AutoExpress suggests that a new generation of the Ford GT supercar will also offer hybrid-electric drive. Competition for Porsche If so, it...John Voelcker
2011 Revenge Verde: Hybrid Vaporware On Steroids
Auto shows have always been the forum for unveiling the wildest, wackiest, most over-the-top drool-worthy vehicles. The shows have been more subdued over the past two years of economic turmoil, but this year, the folks at Revenge delivered something to smile about. The Revenge Verde takes its...Robert Scardino