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Ford’s plug-in hybrid C-Max is being showcased in another KB Home energy efficient house to showcase a net-zero lifestyle. KB Home’s Double ZeroHouse 3.0 at Fiora is said to be designed to achieve net-zero energy usage — the result of a whole-home approach to first reduce the energy load of the home by incorporating advanced […]

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Every vehicle involves compromises, and the one that meets your needs ideally has the least. For those of you wondering whether a hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) or plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) would be a better choice, this will compile in one place a number of the more prominent pros and cons for each. It […]

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Ford Motor Company unveiled a revised C-MAX and Grand C-MAX with a new exterior design, interior as well as what Ford calls major fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions improvements. The revised five-seat C-MAX, available in the U.S., and seven-seat Grand C-MAX will go on sale across Europe in early 2015. The models is said to […]

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There are now more than six dozen alternative energy cars for sale in America, but we thought we’d summarize five that provide an exceptional balance of value and efficiency. These do relatively well in monthly sales, so that means we’re not the only ones who’ve figured out these can make sense. To be fair, we’ll […]

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As part of autonomous vehicles’ development, features that can be integrated in today’s cars like brake assist need to work all around the world. With this in mind, Ford went to Paris to test its emergency braking assist system. Ford said it has put its automatic braking technology, Active City Stop, to the test 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 Motor Company declared it set a record for hybrid sales in the second quarter of 2013, with sales of 24,217 vehicles – up 517 percent over last year and up 15 percent over the first quarter of 2013. Ford explained part of this success of the fact demand is growing in markets across the […]

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Accentuating the positive, Ford has announced broad sweeping changes to its electrified vehicle program. In amongst these are software upgrades to hopefully enable improved fuel economy from its C-Max, Fusion Hybrid and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid. As has been well publicized, lawsuits have followed claims of “47 mpg” for the two Ford models, and as we […]

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Ford Motor Company of Canada’s sales are up three percent year to date, helping to maintain Ford of Canada as the top-selling automaker for June. In June, trucks sales were up one percent compared to the same month last year and up six per cent year to date. Truck sales gains were driven by the […]

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Ford is seeing a strong demand for many of its products, including its hybrids, and will increase production accordingly. Ford said it will add an additional 200,000 units of annual straight-time capacity this year. In addition, Ford said it will produce an extra 40,000 units by idling select plants for only one week during what […]

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