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Ford’s 2014 C-Max Hybrid continues forward with minor efficiency enhancing tweaks for the hatch that launched as a new model in September 2012. In the U.S., the front-wheel-drive C-Max is only available in hybrid form, but in Europe it’s available with other conventional powertrains. The EPA classifies it as a “large” car. Ford’s purpose in […]

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Following New York City, Chicago, Miami and Los Angeles, Ford adds Hong Kong to the list of global cities using its Transit Connect in Taxi form. All-new this model year, Ford’s Transit Connect Taxi unveiled today in Hong Kong comes equipped with a Ford-engineered, clean-burning liquefied petroleum gas fuel system. It is designed to run […]

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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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Ford is it name, and hybrids are its new game. Actually, Ford Motor Co. has been engineering hybrid powertrains for many years now, but its newest family of U.S.-produced gas-electric cars has the company seriously stoked as it encroaches on Toyota’s former stronghold with sales records and conquest sales. The new lineup consists of the […]

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Having been advertised for months prior as a Prius beater, Ford’s C-Max Hybrid vaulted to the ninth spot among hybrid sales in its inaugural month last September. Ford’s ads have especially targeted the spacious 42 mpg Prius v highlighting any perceived advantage. The C-Max Hybrid has been promoted as more fun to drive with 54 […]

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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 no-plug C-Max Hybrid and plug-in C-Max Energi 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 said […]

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Ford announced yesterday it would raise its annual U.S. production capacity for “electrified” vehicles – hybrids and plug-in hybrids – from 35,000 to over 100,000 by 2013. While the Focus EV is due later this year, the spotlight was also on four other hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Central among these will be Ford’s five-passenger […]

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Ford announced yesterday it would raise its annual U.S. production capacity for “electrified” vehicles from 35,000 to over 100,000 by 2013. While the Focus EV is due later this year, the spotlight was also on four other hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Central among these will be Ford’s five-passenger C-Max Hybrid (pictured) and C-Max Energi […]

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