Latest Ford Fusion Hybrid Stories

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 advancementFord'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 competitorsFord'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 models...

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 economyThe other patent covers the power threshold gauge, which helps drivers adjust driving habits to be more fuel efficientFord...

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 experienceFacebook users can offer ideas in four categories centered around lowering their impact on the environment.

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.

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.

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.

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