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, the company is now clearing the decks and killing off old models. The C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid tall hatchback went out of production a few months ago, and its Hybrid sibling will follow this spring or summer. DON'T MISS: Ford plans 300-mile electric SUV, hybrid F-150 and Mustang (Jan 2017) That will leave Ford with just the Fusion Hybrid and Energi plug-in hybrid sedans, the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid (without a plug-in...
Emissions rules could cost 1 million jobs, Ford CEO tells Trump: what's behind that number? (further updated)
Among his actions during a whirlwind first week in office, U.S. President Donald Trump met last week with the CEOs of U.S. automakers Fiat Chrysler, Ford, and General Motors. He met on two consecutive days with Mark Fields, CEO of Ford, in fact. Fields was part of a group of manufacturing...John Voelcker
Ford will ask Trump to cut fuel-economy rules, CEO says; 'no demand' for hybrid, electric cars
Ford will ask President-elect Donald Trump to lower fuel-economy standards, CEO Mark Fields said in a recent interview.Stephen Edelstein
Ford CEO Mark Fields confirms 200-mile electric car coming (updated)
What a difference a week makes. In late April, Ford's director of electrification programs and engineering, Kevin Layden, said the 100-mile range of the 2017 Ford Focus Electric would suffice for most drivers. But then on Ford's second-quarter earnings call, CEO Mark Fields announced that the...John Voelcker
Ford On Track To Meet 2025 Gas-Mileage Rules, CEO Says
Ford's CEO says the company is on track to meet U.S. fuel-economy standards.Stephen Edelstein
Ford Can Design Tesla-Like Electric Car, CEO Says; Does Higher-Power Charging Push Mean It May?
Ford's CEO, Mark Fields, told Wall Street financial analysts Friday that the company had the product development staff and engineering ability to build an electric car like a Tesla. While he didn't say the company would do so, he did say that such a car would be "very consistent with our product...John Voelcker