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2018 130

Review: 2018 Ford Focus ST-Line

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The Ford Focus

2018 57

Ford introduces hybrid version of new 2020 Explorer

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Last week, Ford unveiled the new 2020 Explorer, featuring lighter, leaner and stronger construction with its broadest model lineup to date, equipped with more powerful and efficient EcoBoost engines.

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2013 Ford Focus Electric Test Drive

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"After a spin around FedExField in the new Focus EV, I think Ford has definitely upped their game." - Eric Caldwell

2013 182

2013 Ford Escape Review

Hybrid SUV Blog

2013 Ford Escape. Ford is increasing its commitment to fuel-efficient SUVs by discontinuing the production of the Ford Escape Hybrid, one of the most popular hybrid SUV’s on the market. Hybrids accounted for 22 percent of Escape sales at their peak, according to Ford.

Ford Starts EV Test Drives

Revenge of the Electric Car

Ford is starting EV trials in Germany. For more details, follow the link … Ford Plans to Start Electric-Car Tests in Germany Next Month. “Ford Motor Co. The 25 vehicles will be driven under normal traffic conditions in Cologne, where Ford’s European division is based, said Ferdinand Dudenhoeffer, director of the Center for Automotive Research at Germany’s University of Duisburg-Essen, which is overseeing the 15 million-euro ($22 million) study.

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Ford Transit Connect Electric

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Ford Transit Connect Electric: Interview with Chris Abarca from Azure Dynamics about the TCE

Ford approaches 1 billion pounds of aluminum recycled; 900M pounds back into Ford products

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By end of this year, Ford will have recycled approximately 1 billion pounds of aluminum (currently approaching 900 million pounds of aluminum recycled back into Ford products).

2018 103

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid signals the start of a big electrified push

Green Car Reports

As Ford prepares the first of several fully electric vehicles, for what amounts to a rapidly expanding niche, the automaker is also working on rolling out electrified versions of its existing mainstream lineup. After finding plenty of success many years ago with its Ford Escape Hybrid, and then sitting out the hybrid-SUV market for many years, the.

2019 81

Ford extends Transit Plug-In Hybrid Van trial to Cologne

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Ford will begin commercial trials of the plug-in hybrid Transit Van in Cologne, Germany. Ford recognizes Cologne as a city of strategic importance regarding future mobility. —Gunnar Herrmann, chairman of the management board, Ford of Germany.

2018 106

First drive review: Ford Edge

Green Cars News

If you’re looking at this and thinking ‘that car looks quite American’ then you won’t be surprised to learn that the Ford Edge has been sold in the US. Ford First Drive Edge Reviews Editors Picks

2016 63

And Ford makes three

Plugs and Cars

In Congressional testimony last week, Alan Mullaly, head of Ford, committed the company to developing plug-in cars. Next month at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, we will discuss in detail Ford’s accelerated vehicle electrification plan, which includes bringing a family of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles to market by 2012. Tags: Ford plug-in hybrid battery electric car

2008 100

Ford Model T: what was its fuel economy, really?

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In a recent video posted to YouTube, environmental advocacy group The Sierra Club dialed up production values to call out Ford's lobbying efforts to roll back fuel-economy standards. The video showed a man getting into a modern-day Ford, starting the engine, then noting the shift lever had an array of reverse gears but no forward drive. History Fuel Economy Ford Model T

Ford reveals EV+ for electric only driving

Green Cars News

That’s because Ford has revealed EV+, designed to help drivers of hybrid cars and [.]. Electric cars Ford Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Ford C-MAX Energi Plug-in Hybrid Ford C-MAX Hybrid Ford EV+ Ford Fusion Hybrid green cars

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Ford spins-out autonomous vehicles organization

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Ford Motor Company has created Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC, a new organization charged with accelerating Ford’s autonomous vehicles (AV) business to capitalize on market opportunities.

2018 85

How Ford got back in the EV game

Plugs and Cars

Ford has done it's share of electric cars, including the Ranger EV and Th!nk Of course Ford needed some plan to deal with last year's high gas prices. The surprise appearance at the Detroit Auto Show last month of an electric Focus may be evidence of a new day (again) at Ford.

2009 130

Video review: Ford Mustang 5.0 V8

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Delivering sleek new styling, sophisticated engine and suspension upgrades, as well as advanced driver assistance technologies and more customisation options, the new Ford Mustang offers exhilarating performance and a fun-to-drive experience like no other

2018 62

Ford and Baidu announce joint autonomous vehicle testing in Beijing with SAE L4 vehicles; Apollo system

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Ford Motor Company and Baidu, Inc. The Baidu-Ford L4 Autonomous Vehicle Test Project is a two-year initiative, with on-road testing slated to begin by the end of this year. —Sherif Marakby, president and CEO of Ford Autonomous Vehicles LLC.

2018 124

Driven: Ford Focus Electric

Green Cars News

Ford has been astonishingly quiet when it comes to electric cars, which is surprising for a company professing to be one of the biggest in the business. Electric cars Ford Editor Pick

2014 74

Ford reorganizes Asia Pacific markets; establishes stand-alone China business

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Ford Motor Company is reorganizing its Asia Pacific operations. As part of those actions, which include hiring a new President and CEO (Anning Chen) for Ford China, Ford China is elevated to a stand-alone business unit reporting to Ford global headquarters. Peter Fleet, president Ford Asia Pacific, will facilitate the transition of Chen into his new position as leader of the Ford operations in China. —Ford President and CEO Jim Hackett.

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New Ford Fiesta Van tops fuel economy charts

Green Cars News

It’s not often we talk about vans on however, when it comes to green vans there has arguably never been a more attractive option than the new Ford Fiesta Van (pictured).

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Ford, VW Ante Up

Plug In Partners

Ford to bring back ESCORT in 2010 with 100 mpg Hybrid Next Energy News Sept. 2007 Ford Motor Company has embarked on a bold mission to bring back the Escort name in a revolutionary new Plug-in Hybrid vehicle. Ford is invested in the U.S. M omentum for a Plug in Future continues.

2007 130

Ford and Volkswagen announce collaboration on commercial vehicles

Green Cars News

Ford and Volkswagen have announced plans to launch a ‘global alliance’ that will see the two giants combine forces in the commercial vehicle sector

2019 41

Ford takes 3D approach to sand printing

Green Cars News

Additive manufacturing is being embraced by Ford with many components of the Ford EcoBoost 3.5litre engine [.]. Ford Green cars Latest news Ford 3D sand printing Ford EcoBoost green cars sand printing

2013 74

Ford sets sights on top spot with Focus – EcoBoost success

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The Ford Fiesta is on track to be this year’s top selling global car on the B-platform: and now Ford wants its Focus model (pictured) to take the overall top-selling global nameplate prize too. Ford Green cars Latest news ecoboost Ford EcoBoost Ford Fiesta Ford Focus green cars

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Review: Ford Mondeo Vignale

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Ford’s decision to launch the luxury Vignale sub-brand was always going to be a bold move. Ford Mondeo ReviewsBreaking into a market segment that’s already dominated by.

2016 41

Ford Focus Active: price and specs revealed

Green Cars News

Ford has revealed the Focus Active – the crossover-inspired variant of its new Focus – will be priced from £21,900

2018 45

Ford reorganizing mobility solutions efforts; acquires Autonomic, TransLoc to boost mobility group

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As part of this acceleration, Ford’s mobility unit’s subsidiary Ford Smart Mobility LLC is acquiring Autonomic , a technology company that specializes in scale, architecture and leverage for transportation solutions. Autonomic CEO Sunny Madra will be leader of its new Ford X team.

2018 137

Ford Edge Follows

Plug In Partners

Ford is now getting the word out that the Ford Edge crossover platform gives the company "the ultimate in flexibility in researching advanced propulsion technology" and thus could easily use a small gasoline or downsized diesel engine in lieu of the fuel cell.

2007 130

Have you heard about the Ford Focus Electric?

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Ford is coming out with a 240 volt electric version of the Focus at the end of the year. It's got a portable charging system, fast charging (3-4 hours), and a "Value Charging" application from Microsoft so you can charge up when it's cheapest

2011 182

Ford Escape Hybrid Update For 2011

Hybrid SUV Blog

The 2011 Ford Escape Hybrid SUV continues to offer superior fuel economy as its past years’ models. The Ford Escape Hybrid has been available for about five years. And Ford c laims it is the most fuel-efficient SUV in America. Ford Escape

2012 Ford Escape Hybrid Available

Hybrid SUV Blog

The Ford Escape is Ford’s best selling SUV ever. Offering a hybrid version potentially could have both good and bad implications for Ford. On the plus side, the popularity of the gasoline-only version gives Ford a leg up in promoting the hybrid vehicle. Ford Escape

What is Ford Vignale? What does a Vignale Ford get?

Green Cars News

Ford makes some fantastic cars, but if you’re after something with a little cache it’s not necessarily the first manufacturer that springs to mind. Ford Fiesta Mondeo Kuga S-MAX Edge

2016 45

Ford introduces two new taxis: diesel and hybrid

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Ford introduced two new taxis: the new 2019 Transit Connect Taxi and Ford’s most fuel-efficient, purpose-built taxi, the 2019 Fusion Hybrid Taxi. The new taxi can be made wheelchair accessible through the Ford Qualified Vehicle Modifier program.

2018 109

Ford starts production of Deutsche Post StreetScooter WORK XL electric delivery van

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Ford has begun production of the Deutsche Post StreetScooter WORK XL electric van at its European HQ in Cologne, Germany. Around 180 Ford employees are working in two shifts to build up to 16 WORK XL models per day, providing an annual production capacity of 3,500 units.

2018 122

Lightning Systems debuts new all-electric Ford E-450 shuttle bus and cutaway models

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Lightning Systems, a global developer of zero-emission drivetrains for commercial fleets, announced new battery-electric powertrain options for the Ford E-450 Shuttle Bus and Ford E-450 Cutaway. The new Lightning Electric Ford E-450 model will offer peak power of 220 kW (295 hp).

2018 116

Ford and Edison

Plug In Partners

Henry Ford and Thomas Edison M omentum for Plug-ins continues to build as two of the biggest names in transportation and energy meet. Bryson said the collaboration will allow Ford and the utility to better see how technology that has been tested in the laboratory works in the real world.

2007 130

Ford Teams Up With Microsoft

Revenge of the Electric Car

Another interesting development : Ford is using Microsoft’s technology in its upcoming EV. Microsoft’s Hohm to Manage Ford’s Electric Cars. The alliance also makes sense because the ongoing Ford-Microsoft Sync alliance gave Ford the industry’s best affordable Bluetooth-and-iPod solution with more than 2 million Sync cars shipped to date. Tags: Production News EV Software Ford Microsoft

2010 100

Ford Ka+ promises extra room, fun drive and more

Green Cars News

Ford has introduced the all-new Ka+ five-door hatchback, promising to deliver outstanding interior space, fuel efficiency and fun-to-drive dynamics at. Ford KA

2016 59

Is Ford First?

Plug In Partners

photo by George Lange L ast week, Bill Ford made an announcement at his Stockholder meeting. Ford May Build a Plug-In Hybrid May 11, 2006 Ford Motor Co. Our fleet is getting smaller and we are working hard on ethanol, biofuels and hybrids," Bill Ford told shareholders.

2006 130

Ford returning to Le Mans in 2016 with Ford GT

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Ford will return to Le Mans in 2016 with the all-new Ford GT supercar ( earlier post ) to compete in the LM GTE Pro class, commemorating the 50 th anniversary of Ford’s 1966 overall victory. The Ford GT race car will debut in 2016, and will be campaigned by Chip Ganassi Racing.

2015 96

Fuel conscience EcoBoost engine leading Ford sales

Green Cars News

Fords efficient 1.0 litre EcoBoost engine is taking over, as new sales data reveals that the engine was equipped to one in every five Fords sold in Europe in the first six months of the year.

2014 74

Ford reveals refreshed Focus

Green Cars News

Ford has released the first pictures of its new, refreshed Focus, ahead of the Geneva Motor Show. Featuring more tech, more efficiency and a new sleeker look, the new Focus is bound to turn heads at the show next week.

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