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2011-06-02 10:30:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Newest EcoBoost(TM) engine, Ford's first three-cylinder, to be launched globally in Ford small cars New engine will deliver performance of a larger four-cylinder with even higher fuel economy Ford announces first eight-speed automatic transmission for future vehicles The first Ford-designed, Ford-engineered and Ford-built hybrid transmission begins production late this year; Ford expects to be largest domestic producer of hybrid...

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...

2010-11-01 07:00:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty-five vehicles and seven companion models received Best Buy ratings from Consumers Digest out of over 250 total 2011 models. The ratings, published in CD's December issue (on sale November 1), span 12 categories: Subcompacts, Compacts, Family Cars, Luxury Cars, Sporty Cars, Full-size Pickups, Small Pickups, Minivans, Compact SUVs, Midsize SUVs, Full-size/Luxury SUVs and Hybrids. The Best Buys--based on behind-the-wheel assessment, safety...

2010-05-16 23:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Fiesta with the six-speed PowerShift automatic transmission has been EPA certified for 40 mpg highway and 29 mpg city delivering class-leading fuel economy Fiesta features several fuel-saving technologies including its PowerShift automatic transmission, Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing, Electric Power Assist Steering, aggressive deceleration fuel shutoff and enhanced aerodynamics Fiesta joins Fusion Hybrid - America's most...

2010-03-31 09:30:00

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford and Microsoft are teaming up to use Microsoft Hohm as a platform to help future owners of Ford's electric vehicles optimize the way they recharge their vehicle and better manage their home's energy use Microsoft and Ford also will work with utilities and municipalities to help develop an energy ecosystem that manages energy usage as consumer demand for electric vehicles grows Ford's aggressive electrification plan includes five new...

2009-12-17 13:30:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company records the largest increase in fuel economy gains and CO2 emission reductions over the past five years, according to Environmental Protection Agency Incremental engineering solutions - ranging from aerodynamic enhancements and weight reduction to energy management and mechanical improvements - have significantly contributed to Ford's fuel economy gains EcoBoost, the cornerstone of Ford's sustainability strategy,...

2009-12-09 15:20:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford's EcoBoost engine wins in its first year of eligibility; the 3.5-liter EcoBoost twin-turbocharged V-6 is the first of a family of engines featuring the technology The Fusion Hybrid's 2.5-liter four-cylinder hybrid engine also won a spot on the list; this is the second consecutive year Ford has won for its hybrid engine technology with last year's Ford Escape Hybrid taking the honor Ward's "10 Best Engines" list honors powertrain...

2009-12-01 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- November car sales up 14 percent versus a year ago and crossovers up 26 percent; Ford, Lincoln and Mercury total U.S. sales were 118,536, essentially equal to year-ago sales November retail share higher for the 13th time in 14 months All-new Taurus sales up 54 percent versus year-ago levels Fusion, Motor Trend magazine's Car of the Year, also was up 54 percent and sets a new full-year sales record Fiesta, the company's first global 'ONE...

2009-11-03 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford, Lincoln and Mercury October U.S. sales totaled 132,483, up 3 percent versus a year ago and 21 percent higher than September October marks the third time in the last four months Ford sales have increased October retail share was up for the 12th time in 13 months All-new Taurus accelerates in October; Ford dealers report Taurus retail sales nearly tripled year-ago levels Ford, Lincoln and Mercury cars and crossovers post sales...

2009-10-21 11:05:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford and the University of Michigan are conducting pioneering new research to speed the development of advanced hybrid vehicle technology Through virtual testing, researchers are conducting as many as 175,000 design simulations of hybrid control systems a week to further improve fuel efficiency and drivability The research creates the potential for future hybrid owners to select software to customize how their hybrid performs...


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