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 |  Jan 10 2014, 12:59 PM


Ford is lopping $4,000 off the entry price of the Fusion Energi, a plug-in hybrid version of the Fusion sedan that will now sell for $34,525, including destination but not including government incentives. 

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 |  Nov 15 2013, 11:01 AM


Ford and Coca-Cola are teaming up to show off the latest in recycling technology by implementing Coke’s ‘PlantBottle’ recycling process to produce interior materials for a Ford Fusion Energi. 

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 |  Nov 05 2013, 9:03 AM

Ford-Plug-In-Sales-Main-ArtWhen 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.

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 |  Sep 16 2013, 1:01 PM


Ford is making electric vehicles more attractive for its employees by installing new charging stations at 50 different Ford facilities in North America.

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 |  May 31 2013, 10:15 AM

All-New Ford Fusion Hybrid

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.

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 |  Feb 21 2013, 3:31 PM

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has approved the Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid for its carpool lane access program, helping the American automaker join Toyota at the top of the list with the most 2013 vehicles qualified for the HOV lane decal.

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 |  Jan 17 2013, 12:45 PM

The Ford Fusion Energi is the plug-in hybrid variant of the brand’s newest midsize sedan and the EPA has just announced a total range of 620 miles, and an all-electric range of 21 miles.

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 |  Dec 28 2012, 9:33 PM

The 2013 Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid has now earned the honor of being America’s most fuel-efficient sedan with its EPA-estimated 108 MPGe city rating, besting the Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid by 5 MPGe.

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 |  Nov 21 2012, 10:31 AM

When the plug-in hybrid version of Ford’s Fusion hits dealerships, it will do so with a $39,495 base price tag, before tax credits and delivery charges.

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 |  Jan 09 2012, 7:12 PM


Ford is setting new records for fuel economy (and style) in the mid-size sedan segment with the debut of the new 2013 Fusion today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Available with three gasoline engines, including a 37 mpg highway 1.6-liter EcoBoost, a Fusion Hybrid will deliver 47 mpg city and 44 mpg highway. Taking fuel economy a step further will be a plug-in hybrid with 100 mpge.

GALLERY: 2013 Ford Fusion


For more on the 2013 Fusion watch the video below:

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 |  Jan 09 2012, 9:02 AM


In a press conference that clearly targeted the Honda Accord and Toyota Camry, Ford said consumers “expect more” than what its Japanese rivals have been offering and have, in response, developed the all new 2013 Fusion sedan. The car was unveiled today at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

With a fresh new design, an impressive interior and plenty of technology, the Fusions big boast is its fuel economy, which global product development boss Derrick Kuzak calls “game changing.” Hardly an empty remark, the Fusion will get 26 mpg city and 37 mpg highway with a new EcoBoost 1.6-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine. (Both an entry level 170-hp 2.5-liter 4-cylinder and a 237-hp EcoBoost 2.0-liter will be offered as well).

Taking a step up in fuel economy is the new hybrid model, which bests even the new Camry Hybrid by a significant margin with 44 mpg city and 47 mpg highway. Ford even showed off what it calls the Fusion Energi, a plug-in hybrid, with an incredible 100 mpge rating – 8 more than even the Volt.

GALLERY: 2013 Ford Fusion Debut


GALLERY: 2013 Ford Fusion


See AutoGuide’s First Look Video of the Ford Fusion below:

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