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Ford is finding success in California with its Fusion sedan. The Ford Fusion is continuing to gain market share in large part due to design-conscious buyers in California, stated the company. The Fusion sedan is available with various powertrains, including Ford’s EcoBoost engine, a Hybrid version and a plug-in. These have no doubt helped put […]

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As we reported as pending in our Fusion review posted mid-July, Ford has now formally announced the 2014 Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi can be equipped with rear inflatable safety belts. Ford said the 2014 Ford Fusion is now the only car in the midsize segment to offer rear inflatable safety belts, adding to the […]

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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 hit a grand slam two years ago with the introduction of an all-new Ford Fusion Hybrid. It was awarded the North American Car of the Year prize at the 2010 Detroit auto show, named Motor Trend’s Car of the Year, was one of Car and Driver magazine’s “10 Best Cars for 2010” and was […]

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Few would contest that the redesigned 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid is an attractively styled, and thoughtfully designed midsize family sedan. For its part, Ford Motor Co. has missed next to no opportunities in naming its advantages over competitors, particularly the class-leading Toyota Camry Hybrid. “Ford’s launch of the new C-MAX hybrids and Fusion Hybrid this […]

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Ford says the Fusion Hybrid “gets the best fuel efficiency of any mid-size sedan on the road.” Nice claim, but in fact, the Toyota Prius is officially a mid-size sedan. The interior measurements pretty much stack up the same:   2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 2010 Toyota Prius Headroom (Front) 38.7 38.3 Headroom (Row 2) 37.8 […]

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It’s not news that hybrid sales are down from one year ago, when people were still buying cars and gas prices were peaking at $4 a gallon. But two bright spots in the hybrid market are providing evidence that hybrids can help carmakers recover in the short-run—and prosper thereafter. Those two bright spots are Ford […]

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Buyers of a new 2010 Fusion Hybrid or Mercury Milan Hybrid this year will qualify for a $3,400 tax credit, the highest credit amount offered for hybrids. The base MSRP for the Ford Fusion Hybrid—which is rated at 41 mpg in the city and 36 mpg on the highway—is $27,300. Toyota produces two midsize sedan […]

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Many of today’s hybrid drivers keep a close eye on the fuel economy reading on the dashboard. Instantaneous MPG readings provide essential feedback about the effects of toes tapping on the accelerator, extended stretches of coasting, and easing on the brakes. But the new generation of fuel efficiency dashboard displays takes hybrid geekiness to a […]

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