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2012-07-20 06:20:12

DEARBORN, Mich., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's first-ever plug-in hybrid - the all-new C-MAX Energi utility - is the only vehicle of its kind that customers can drive from Sacramento to San Diego on a tank of gas and make the average commute on electricity alone Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid is projected to deliver 550 miles of total range, including more than 20 miles in electric-only mode - nearly double the electric-only range of the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid C-MAX Energi...

2012-07-04 18:20:08

DEARBORN, Mich., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford C-MAX Hybrid projected to achieve 47 mpg city, at least 3 mpg better than Toyota Prius v with more performance and technology - all at a $1,300-lower base price C-MAX Hybrid is Ford's first entry in the largest hybrid segment and is expected to attract a large percentage of conquest and mainstream buyers with the segment's lowest payback period of two years compared with leading small crossovers C-MAX Hybrid will launch this fall as part...

2012-05-16 18:20:07

DEARBORN, Mich., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford dealers are now taking orders for the Ford C-MAX Hybrid, which will be more affordable than Toyota Prius v while achieving better fuel economy Class-exclusive technologies include hands-free liftgate, active park assist for easier parallel parking and next-generation SmartGauge®( )with EcoGuide to help customers increase their fuel economy C-MAX will launch this fall as part of Ford's power of choice strategy to deliver leading fuel...

2012-05-03 06:20:26

DEARBORN, Mich., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Fusion hybrid customers can donate to the charity of their choice through the REPREVE(®) Gives Back program and help recycle 2 million plastic bottles into the innovative seat fabric of the car in the first model year alone Unifi's REPREVE brand of recycled fibers are used in the all-new 2013 Fusion Hybrid, Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid and 2012 Ford Focus Electric Through Unifi's REPREVE Gives Back program, a portion of REPREVE-based...

2012-04-11 02:20:20

LOS ANGELES, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Car Score today (www.totalcarscore.com) released new figures that show which 2012 model cars and trucks get the greatest overall Total Car Score boost based on their fuel efficiency ratings. Total Car Score provides a vehicle rating system that gives everyday consumers and automotive enthusiasts a way to easily compare the fuel efficiency of every vehicle on the market. A given vehicle's "Total Car Score" aggregates data from the top car...

Sixty-Five Percent Of Hybrid Owners Not Returning Customers
2012-04-11 05:18:14

According to an analysis by Polk, 65 percent of previous hybrid vehicle owners chose to ditch the eco-friendly cars when purchasing a new automobile in 2011. Polk found that 35 percent of hybrid vehicle owners chose to purchase a hybrid again when returning back to the market. Also, if Toyota Prius owners were not factored in, those who chose to remain loyal to hybrid vehicles drops to under 25 percent. Polk said 60 percent of Toyota hybrid owners returned to the market to purchase...

2012-03-27 18:20:03

DEARBORN, Mich., March 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford doubles size of vehicle development teams focused on fuel-saving technologies globally versus five years ago; dozens of additional engineers to be hired this year Ford is converting its Advanced Engineering Center - a 285,000-square-foot building - for its newly centralized team of engineers working on hybrid and electrification programs Company continues adding production capacity for fuel-saving EcoBoost®, hybrid, plug-in hybrid...

2012-02-14 10:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 14, 2012 New Ford innovations have led to a 50-fold increase in hybrid patents to nearly 500, which is expected to help the new Fusion Hybrid achieve an unprecedented 47 mpg and would make it America's most fuel-efficient, non-rechargeable sedan Ford's transformed lineup of fuel-efficient vehicles reflects a continued commitment to growing the company's intellectual property portfolio with significant investments during economic downturn New Ford Fusion is the...

2012-01-25 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford will offer fuel-efficient EcoBoost(TM) engines in 11 vehicles in 2012, up from seven in 2011, tripling the production capacity of EcoBoost-equipped Ford vehicles. Expanded availability in high-volume nameplates helps make fuel economy more affordable for hundreds of thousands of drivers Delivering up to 20 percent better fuel economy than conventional engines, EcoBoost uses smaller overall size combined with turbocharging and gasoline direct...

2011-12-12 13:07:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Welcome to the 2012 Prius V. The V apparently stands for "versatility," but in truth the Prius V offers much more than that. Toyota has managed to substantially expand the interior space of everyone's favorite hybrid - all while barely touching that superior fuel economy we have come to depend on since the very first Prius rolled off the assembly line. The Prius V offers improved legroom, cargo space, and driver visibility. Toyota has...