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When it comes to electrified cars Toyota is the undisputed champion with its popular lineup of Prius models, but Ford is hard at work building brand recognition for its lineup of battery-powered vehicles. Things must be working out well because the Blue Oval is crowing about sales of its plug-in hybrids.
The other day Ford teased a passel of performance-tuned products it will be revealing at the upcoming SEMA show in Las Vegas. There are hopped up Focus STs, special versions of the Fiesta and of course some major Mustang muscle. But the company hasn’t forgotten about its sultry new midsize sedan, the Fusion.
Each week, we recap the most popular videos from AutoGuide‘s YouTube channel just in case all seven days passed you by and you missed out. This week, AutoGuide fans are shopping for their newest sports car, with plenty of viewers seeing how the Ford Mustang Boss 302 stacks up against the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution MR.
Strategic Vision has announced the winners of its 2013 Total Quality Index (TQI), with American automakers reinstating their position in some very competitive segments.
10. Hyundai Elantra - 24,445 Units
The sales numbers are in for April 2013, and we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 best-selling cars for last month.
Kicking off the list is the Hyundai Elantra with a starting MSRP of $16,965. The compact model from the Korean automaker saw 45.2 percent more sales this year than last in the month of April, and has sold 78,991 units so far this year. It’s worth noting that 25 percent of Elantra sales come from the Coupe and Elantra GT hatchback models, which weren’t available last year.
SEE ALSO: 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT Review
Ford is rolling four key vehicle segments – subcompact, compact, small utility vehicles, and midsize sedans – into one, naming it the super segment.
Families with 2013 Ford C-Max, Escape and Focus vehicles will be paying a visit to the nearest Ford service department as soon as possible, over a defective child safety door lock. Continue Reading…
Driving a Ford Explorer Sideways has Never Been So Educational
“First thing I do when I get in my car is turn off the stability control and traction control”.
Many of us have heard someone, at some point, utter this. Or maybe we ourselves are the guilty party. When asked why it was turned it off, the typical response is along the lines of “’cause I’m a real driver,” or, “it gets in the way of driving”.
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.
After several announcements of various models that were awarded the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s “Top Safety Pick Plus” rating, the IIHS has released its full list of its safest cars for 2013.