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 |  Feb 28 2014, 10:02 AM

Ask AutoGuide No. 38


Ask AutoGuide No 38

Whether they come in the form of a subcompact hatchback or a full-sized pickup, hybrids are some of the most technically advanced vehicles on the road today. Blending the best of internal combustion and electric propulsion these cars and trucks can save drivers major dollars at the filling station thanks to their Star Wars-grade technology that’s advanced enough to make Han Solo jealous. “Traveling through hyperspace ain’t like dusting crops, boy!”

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 |  Oct 05 2013, 11:01 AM

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Ford is recalling approximately 23,831 Focus Electric and C-Max models so that they make an audible door chime when the driver’s door is opened while the push-button start is engaged.

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 |  Sep 28 2013, 2:02 PM

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Ford has begun mailing checks to C-Max Hybrid owners as compensation for having revised the advertised fuel economy from 47 mpg to 43 mpg.

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 |  Aug 15 2013, 5:56 PM

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Ford has announced that it is voluntarily lowering fuel economy estimates for the 2013 C-Max Hybrid to 43 mpg combined from 47, and will be issuing compensation to current owners of the C-Max because of this change. 

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 |  Aug 15 2013, 1:07 PM

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Only a month after announcing software tweaks said to improve fuel economy for its C-Max and Fusion hybrid cars, Ford will revise its consumption claims.

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 |  Jul 28 2013, 7:33 AM

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Ford has announced a recall for 33,021 C-Max Hybrid vehicles built between January 19, 2012 through June 26, 2013 for a roof defect.

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 |  Jul 24 2013, 10:32 AM

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Ford Motor Company has announced record-breaking sales after counting 24,217 hybrid vehicles sold in the second quarter of 2013.

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 |  Jul 16 2013, 6:02 PM

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Ford acknowledged today that its hybrid fuel economy claims are unrealistic for real-world driving. 

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 |  Mar 02 2013, 10:01 AM

A pair of California law firms are consolidating lawsuits against Ford, alleging that the American automaker has falsely marketed its MPG claims for its C-Max Hybrid and Fusion Hybrid vehicles.

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 |  Dec 15 2012, 5:06 PM

Ford is currently under fire for mileage claims on the Fusion and C-MAX Hybrid models, but the automaker is standing firm by its claims.

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 |  Nov 30 2012, 9:45 AM

Ford is projecting that its hybrid sales in the month of November will be its best yet, with over 6,000 hybrid vehicles sold – besting its previous 5,353 record in July 2009.

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 |  Nov 21 2012, 8:31 AM

After the recent debacle with Hyundai and Kia over their inaccurate MPG claims, Ford may now be under the spotlight as fuel economy numbers for its new hybrid models don’t seem to be living up to expectations.

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 |  Oct 04 2012, 8:01 PM

Ford’s all-new C-MAX Hybrid is aimed directly at the Toyota Prius V as a fuel-friendly family car, and in our recent review, we took a look at how it stacks up to the competition.

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 |  Aug 21 2012, 10:22 AM

Ford is going all out with its electrification strategy, and two of the newest vehicles to feature the latest hybrid technology are the Ford C-Max and Ford Fusion. 

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 |  May 17 2012, 4:07 PM

Ford‘s C-MAX hybrid is now available for order, and will come with a base MSRP of $25,995, undercutting the Prius-V by about $500. 

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