Top 10 Least Reliable Cars of 2014

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Top 10 Least Reliable Cars of 2014
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Each year, Consumer Reports conducts its Reliability Survey in order to determine which vehicles presented the most problems fresh off the assembly line. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Least Reliable New Cars: The 2013 Edition

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Top 10 Least Reliable New Cars: The 2013 Edition
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If you’re shopping for a new car and reliability is at the top of your list of priorities, you might want to avoid the following vehicles found on this top 10 list. Based on Consumer Reports‘ reliability studies and surveys, these are the top 10 least reliable new cars on the market right now with the… Continue Reading...

Ford Focus EV, C-Max Hybrids Recalled

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Ford Focus EV, C-Max Hybrids Recalled
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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. Continue Reading...

Ford Issues Checks to C-Max Hybrid Owners

Ford Issues Checks to C-Max Hybrid Owners
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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. Continue Reading...

EPA Announces Intention to Update MPG Labelling Procedures

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EPA Announces Intention to Update MPG Labelling Procedures
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In light of today’s announcements by Ford, the EPA has announced that it will update its labelling procedures to keep pace with industry changes. Continue Reading...

Ford C-Max Downgraded to 43 MPG Combined, Owners to be Compensated

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Ford C-Max Downgraded to 43 MPG Combined, Owners to be Compensated
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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.  Continue Reading...

Ford Bests Own Hybrid Sales Number in First Half of 2013

Ford Bests Own Hybrid Sales Number in First Half of 2013
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The popularity of the Ford Fusion Hybrid, C-Max Hybrid, as well as the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid is translating into solid sales for the blue oval, as the brand has just beat its previous full-year record of hybrid sales in the first five months of 2013. Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cheapest 40 MPG Cars

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Top 10 Cheapest 40 MPG Cars
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Fuel efficiency is at the forefront of every new car-buyer’s mind. No one wants to spend $30,000 and find themselves throwing money away at the gas pump, so we’ve compiled a list of the cheapest vehicles that get 40 miles per gallon (combined) in order from most expensive to least expensive. Continue Reading...

Ford Being Sued Over C-Max Hybrid, Fusion Hybrid MPG Claims

Ford Being Sued Over C-Max Hybrid, Fusion Hybrid MPG Claims
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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. Continue Reading...

Ford Grows Hybrid Segment Market Share to New Record

Ford Grows Hybrid Segment Market Share to New Record
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While achieving an all-time monthly sales record in December with 3,244 Fusion Hybrids sold, Ford is expected to shatter that number in January with a projected 5,500 units sold. Continue Reading...

Ford Hybrids Not Achieving EPA MPG Ratings: Report

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Ford Hybrids Not Achieving EPA MPG Ratings: Report
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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. Continue Reading...

Six (Lame) Excuses Not to Buy a Hybrid

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Six (Lame) Excuses Not to Buy a Hybrid
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With an almost never ending list of myths and rumors, few vehicles are as misunderstood as the hybrid. Almost every review or video posted on AutoGuide.com about a hybrid car has at least one reader comment about how the battery will deteriorate beyond repair, or that once you get a hybrid, you’re not a true… Continue Reading...

Ford C-MAX Commercials Launch with La Linea – Video

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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. Continue Reading...

Ford C-Max Previews Fusion Hybrid Powertrain and Tech

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Ford C-Max Previews Fusion Hybrid Powertrain and Tech
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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.  Continue Reading...

Ford C-Max To Be Sold As Hybrid Only

Ford C-Max To Be Sold As Hybrid Only
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Ford will sell its C-Max minivan as a hybrid model only, in an effort to further compete with hybrid offerings like the Toyota Prius V, Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf, which are all offered in 5-door bodystyles. The C-Max will come only in a 5-seater configuration, with hybrid and plug-in hybrid variations offered. Ford originally… Continue Reading...
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