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2011-07-21 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Fusion Hybrid customers are the most satisfied hybrid owners and are experiencing remarkable quality performance Fusion Hybrid achieves 41 mpg city - 10 mpg better than the Toyota Camry Hybrid - which is helping attract 75 percent of customers from competitors, the highest conquest rate of any Ford vehicle Ford's battery cell reliability, the subject of much customer interest, has been tested around the clock in high-mileage,...

2011-06-09 12:00:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford to triple production capacity of electrified vehicles in North America by 2013, investing in even more C-MAX Hybrid and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid vehicles Expanding production capacity of electrified C-MAX lineup brings a stronger business case than introducing gasoline-powered seven-passenger vehicle in North America Ford adding more than 220 green technology jobs in Michigan, including total of 170 at Rawsonville and Van...

2011-04-13 14:45:00

DEARBORN, Mich., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Is your city ready for electric vehicles? While Ford is gearing up to launch the all-new Focus Electric later this year, cities around the country also are preparing to support the new plug-in technology. Ford has compiled a list of the 25 most electric vehicle-ready cities, based on its latest research and information available on community-generated actions. Infrastructure is key to supporting electric vehicles, including the Ford C-MAX...

2011-04-12 14:07:00

DEARBORN, Mich., April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford Chief Engineer of Global Core Engineering Hybrid and Electric Vehicles, Chuck Gray singles out five top technologies to enable electrification Auto Start-Stop, Human Machine Interface (HMI), regenerative braking system, new batteries and motors all seen as critical for electrification advancement Ford's aggressive electrification strategy includes the launch of five electrified vehicles in North America by 2012 and Europe by 2013....

2011-03-31 11:12:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford hybrid vehicles rank at the top of the list for payback and fuel cost savings, giving consumers more value and return on investment, compared to competitors Ford's hybrid vehicle lineup - the Fusion Hybrid and Escape Hybrid - is industry leading for overall investment among competing midsize, luxury and SUV hybrids Hybrid vehicles are part of Ford's overall electrification strategy, which includes a suite of five new electrified...

2011-03-15 11:26:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford has secured two patents for specific parts of SmartGauge(TM) with EcoGuide, a unique instrument cluster that coaches drivers to maximize fuel efficiency One patent is for EcoGuide, the display of leaves and vines that "reacts" to short-term driving habits and coaches drivers on how to achieve their best fuel economy The other patent covers the power threshold gauge, which helps drivers adjust driving habits to be more fuel efficient...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.