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...

Feature: GM’s eAssist Hybrid Bet Doesn’t Pay Off

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Feature: GM’s eAssist Hybrid Bet Doesn’t Pay Off
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Currently available on three models, GM’s eAssist technology is a product and packaging gamble the automaker has made that does not appear to be paying off. While the first two Buick models to receive the mild-hybrid system received modest praise, the new Chevy Malibu Eco has drawn so much criticism it was recently named “the… Continue Reading...

11 Future Hybrids Heading to Dealers Soon

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11 Future Hybrids Heading to Dealers Soon
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Even though they’ve been around for well over a decade now, hybrids still have that ‘new technology’ feel. Consumers continue to be apprehensive to hybrid technology and there’s plenty of misinformation surrounding it. Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Fusion Revealed with “Game Changing” Fuel Economy: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

2013 Ford Fusion Revealed with “Game Changing” Fuel Economy: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
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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… Continue Reading...

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Targeting 48-MPG City

2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid Targeting 48-MPG City
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With Ford planning to blitz the auto-market in the first quarter of 2012 with its eight new models, the American automaker hopes the Fusion will make a major impact with its next-gen sophisticated hybrid system. According to a source inside Ford the Blue Oval is targeting a 47-48-mpg rating for the car in the city, with an even… Continue Reading...

Green Car Of The Year Award Finalists Announced

Green Car Of The Year Award Finalists Announced
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Green Car Journal has announced its candidates for its Green Car Of The Year award, with the five car field being composed of some pretty serious competition, Naturally, the Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf are the leading contenders, with the Lincoln MKZ Hybrid, Hyundai Sonata Hybrid rounding out the field, and the Ford Fiesta being… Continue Reading...

Top 15 2010 Family Vehicle Picks as Chosen by Parents Magazine

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Top 15 2010 Family Vehicle Picks as Chosen by Parents Magazine
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Parents magazine has made the list (and assumedly checked it twice) to bring you their top 15 picks of family-friendly vehicles for 2010. Teaming up with Edmunds.com, Parents has only included models that come equipped with antilock brakes and front, side, and side-curtain air bags. These vehicles also come with family necessities such as sliding… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2010: Ford Fusion Hybrid Named North American Car of the Year

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Detroit 2010: Ford Fusion Hybrid Named North American Car of the Year
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The Ford Fusion Hybrid has been named North American Car of the Year, beating out the other two finalists, the Buick LaCrosse and the Volkswagen Golf. The announcement kicked off the festivities at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Ford Fusion received the nod from a panel of 49 journalists from… Continue Reading...

Detroit 2010: Ford Transit Connect Named North American Truck of the Year

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Detroit 2010: Ford Transit Connect Named North American Truck of the Year
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The Ford Transit Connect has been named North American Truck of the Year, beating out the other two finalists, the Chevrolet Equinox and the Subaru Outback. The announcement kicked off the festivities at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Ford Transit Connect was selected by a panel of 49 journalists from… Continue Reading...

Report: Ford and GM Finalists for 2010 North American Car of the Year… and Truck of the Year

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Report: Ford and GM Finalists for 2010 North American Car of the Year… and Truck of the Year
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***See AutoGuide’s LIVE 2010 Detroit Auto Show Coverage Here*** The short list for North American Car & Truck of the Year just got a lot shorter and the list of finalists includes one GM product and one Ford product in each category. The three finalists for 2010 North American Car of the Year include the… Continue Reading...

Report: Ford Catching Honda In Hybrid Sales Race

Report: Ford Catching Honda In Hybrid Sales Race
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Ford is closing in on its Japanese rivals in the hybrid sales race. So far in 2009 the American automaker has posted a 73 percent gain in its hybrid sales with a total of 26,016 vehicles sold.  That number is roughly 4,000 short of Honda’s total hybrid sales at 29,958 units, but the percentage of… Continue Reading...

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced

2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year Nominees Announced
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We still have more than half of 2009 to go and already the list of 2010 North American Car & Truck of the Year nominees have been picked. That’s because the list is essentially a list of every new model for 2010. Nominated for car of the year are: the Audi S4, BMW Z4, BMW… Continue Reading...

Ford Fusion Hybrid Qualifies for $3,400 Tax Credit

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Ford Fusion Hybrid Qualifies for $3,400 Tax Credit
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Ford’s Fusion Hybrid, which boasts a class leading fuel economy rating of 36/41 mpg (city/highway) will qualify for a $3,400 tax credit – the largest such tax credit the federal government has ever given out.The same tax credit will also apply to the Mercury Milan Hybrid. Ford is excited about this incentive and hopes it… Continue Reading...