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2011-03-08 08:25:00

DEARBORN, Mich., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford's new "Take Charge" contest on its Electrified Vehicle Facebook page asks consumers to share what actions they are taking to help the environment, with winners being awarded an electric vehicle experience Facebook users can offer ideas in four categories centered around lowering their impact on the environment. After submitting their ideas, users can reach out to their social network on Facebook or Twitter to share their submitted ideas...

2011-01-17 23:01:00

DETROIT, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Better fuel efficiency, which is rising on the list of customer demands, played a big role in Chevrolet's U.S. sales increasing 16 percent in 2010. Chevy sold 1,565,632 vehicles, and gained 0.7 points of market share last year, showing gains across the brand's full line of cars, trucks, and crossovers. Chevrolet crossover sales climbed 34 percent in 2010, compared to a 20 percent gain for the industry. And Chevrolet car sales climbed 16 percent -...

2011-01-09 23:01:00

DETROIT, Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford will launch C-MAX Energi, its first-ever production plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, and C-MAX Hybrid, a full hybrid variant, in North America in 2012 and Europe in 2013 Both versions of the five-passenger multi-activity vehicle will leverage the company's global C-car platform, critically acclaimed powersplit hybrid architecture, next-generation driver information features and advanced, lighter and smaller lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery...

2011-01-07 13:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- All-new Ford Focus Electric is the first fuel-free, rechargeable passenger car from Ford and one of five new electrified vehicles Ford will deliver by 2013 in North America and Europe Focus Electric will offer a mile-per-gallon equivalent better than Chevrolet Volt and competitive with other battery electric vehicles The all-electric Focus is capable of fully recharging in three to four hours at home using the available wall-mounted...

2010-12-02 07:00:00

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Honeywell's (NYSE: HON) turbocharged Chevrolet Cruze Eco engine is putting pricier--and less efficient--hybrids and other compact vehicles on notice with a best-in-class 42 mpg highway rating from the U.S. EPA. With the benefits of the turbocharged 1.4-liter engine, the fuel economy in the Cruze Eco will significantly outpace the Honda Civic (34 mpg highway) and Toyota Corolla (35 mpg highway), and boasts better fuel economy than several...

2010-11-16 09:40:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford will add its fourth nameplate in 2011 with 40 mpg or higher fuel economy, more than any other full-line manufacturer Today, the company already is delivering the broadest vehicle lineup of fuel efficiency leaders: 13 Ford and Lincoln nameplates available in 2011 will lead their sales segments in fuel economy Powerful, fuel-saving EcoBoost(TM) engines arrive in 2011 for Ford F-150, Explorer and Edge - boosting fuel efficiency by up to 20...

2010-11-15 13:06:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With a continued focus on economic and environmental concerns, manufacturers are increasingly focused on high-mileage and low emission vehicles. The 2010 LA Auto Show will feature more than 50 electric, hydrogen fuel-cell electric, hybrid, clean diesel and natural gas vehicles, all providing viable solutions for cleaner transportation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060612/LAM005LOGO) (Logo:...

2010-11-11 10:56:00

DETROIT, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The official fuel economy numbers for the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco are in and they're good. Segment-leading good. It delivers an EPA-estimated 42 mpg on the highway (manual transmission models), with equally impressive city fuel economy of 28 mpg. Cruze Eco's highway fuel economy beats non-hybrid segment competitors - including 23 percent greater highway fuel economy than the Honda Civic - as well as the Ford Fiesta subcompact and many hybrid...

2010-10-28 09:37:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New Ford Web site, http://www.fordvehicles.com/technology/electric/, offers video, text and diagrams to help consumers understand differences in the technologies of electrified vehicles Electrification is an important piece of Ford's overall sustainability strategy designed to deliver affordable fuel economy options for consumers Over the next two years, Ford will introduce the Transit Connect Electric, a small commercial van (2010), the Ford...

2010-09-20 04:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com, the leading provider of new car and used car information, today reports that now may be a great time to buy for those who purchase hybrids with the intent of reducing emissions and greenhouse gases as opposed to savings at the pump, as covered in the company's Blue Book Market Report for September 2010. During the past year, hybrid values have not kept pace with the appreciation of comparable segments or the overall...


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