Ford Motor Co. Set to Compete Against Toyota Prius, Renault Zoe Electric Car Debuts at Paris Motor Show, Ford’s EcoBoost Engine Wins Major Award
MyPerfectAutomobile reports on the newest, dedicated hybrid-electric car on the market, Ford´s C-Max hybrid. Set to face the Toyota Prius in the hybrid-electric vehicle class, this is Ford´s first hybrid-only model. Renault´s Zoe EV is introduced at the Paris Motor Show amid speculation it will become a major force in the European market. The Ford EcoBoost, 1.0-liter engine is chosen as one of the ten technological breakthroughs of the year.
Campbell, CA (PRWEB) October 06, 2012
Ford C-Max Hybrid Goes Up Against Toyota Prius
Ford Motor Co. becomes the second major automaker besides Toyota to offer a dedicated hybrid model for 2013, the C-Max Hybrid. The company currently makes a hybrid version of its Fusion passenger car, but the Fusion is also sold as a traditional combustion vehicle. At this early stage, industry experts believe the Toyota Prius will outsell the C-Max, but Ford could build significant market share over the next several years. For the complete story, see:
Renault Zoe Unveiled at Paris Motor Show
Renault has launched its first all-electric car, the Zoe, at this month´s Paris Motor Show. The Zoe has a sticker price starting at $26,650 and a range between 105 and 130 miles. The company is featuring a new, ultra-efficient type of regenerative braking system on the Zoe, while Michelin is debuting a low-friction tire on the new Renault EV. For the complete story, see:
Ford EcoBoost Engine Wins ℠Breakthrough´ Award
Ford Motor Company´s EcoBoost engine has won a place on the Popular Mechanics magazine´s list of ´Breakthrough´ awards. In order to be on the list, a product must be voted by editors as being a significant technological advancement. The 1.0-liter unit is the first three-cylinder engine Ford has ever produced. For the complete story, see:
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