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Ford has already faced the music regarding its Fusion and C-Max hybrid’s advertised mpg versus real world, and today the company admitted an error while substantially downgrading mpg for all its 2013-14 regular full hybrids and plug-in Energi models. Conventionally powered Ford Fiestas were also adversely affected, and the root cause, said Ford, had to […]

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Today Ford Motor Co. and Toyota agreed to separate from joint development of gas-electric hybrid systems for SUVs and pickup trucks upon the completion of the initial research and development phase of a two-year-old agreement. Both companies declined to name specific models of light duty trucks and passenger vehicles that would have benefited from the […]

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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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