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What should we make of this Ford C-Max Energi commercial posted on Youtube by “Upside?” So far the view-counter tally of the ad posted March 26 is skyrocketing faster than the original and controversial Cadillac ad at 762,735 views and a ratio of close to 7:1 thumbs up to thumbs down. Cadillac’s ad now has […]

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Ford will be installing GE EV charging stations at its facilities all across the U.S. Ford Motor Company announced it will supply vehicle charging stations at Ford facilities nationwide in conjunction with GE, beginning with facilities in and around its headquarters. Ford said the announcement continues the innovative cooperation begun more than 100 years ago […]

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Ford has revealed insight on how its plug-in hybrid owners are using their vehicle. Ford said plug-in hybrid owners are making the most of the vehicles’ 21 miles of gas-free all-electric range, using them for mostly short trips or commutes, and operating in electric mode nearly 60 percent of the time, according to new aggregate […]

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As part of its commitment to sell a broader selection of fuel-saving hybrid and electric-powered vehicles, Ford launched the 2013 no-plug C-Max Hybrid and plug-in C-Max Energi hybrid. The C-Max is an American version of the European five-passenger C-Max that shares its underlying global C platform and many key components with the 2012 Ford Focus. […]

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Interested in winning a Ford C-Max Energi as well as an eco-efficient house retrofit? Ford and the MyEnergi Lifestyle initiative have kicked off the MyEnergi Lifestyle retrofit contest with Katie Couric on her syndicated talk show “Katie.” Homeowners can enter this national contest for a chance to win a package that includes a Ford C-Max […]

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The finalists for the first annual Canadian Green Car Award were revealed today; they represent a select group of five. The winner, to be selected among this group, will be announced Friday, April 12 at the Green Living Show, in the Direct Energy Centre at Toronto’s Exhibition Place. The finalists were selected by members of […]

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Ford is adding a charging a charging station finder to MyFord Mobile. The new function is powered by PlugShare.com and will be compatible with the new Ford Fusion Energi and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid vehicles. Ford said PlugShare provides a live database of charging stations across North America. In addition to aggregating publicly available lists […]

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The HybridCars.com monthly sales dashboard is a collaboration of HybridCars.com and Baum & Associates, a Michigan-based market research firm focusing on automotive issues including the hybrid and electric vehicle market. Near the top of the hybrid class, the Prius c has found a consistent level of over 3,000 sales per month, while Prius v has been […]

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In a move to chip away at Toyota’s market dominance of hybrid cars, Ford will roll out two new hybrid models in 2012. The plug-in C-Max Energi and no-plug C-Max Hybrid and are based on the five-passenger C-Max sold in Europe. In an announcement in June to expand production of the two C-Max hybrids, Ford […]

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