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    Video: Smart ED ready for high-horsepower Mustang on city drag strip

    Hey, all you fans of the 2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat, where will you ever use that 204 mile per hour top speed? Probably not in very many places, and Smart would kindly like to remind you that, "Top speed means nothing in the city." That's the tagline for a new ad for the all-electric Smart ...

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    Exclusive: Black Zombie electric Mustang launches Blood Shed Motors [w/videos]
    Say Hello To The First Of Many Classic Muscle Car EV Conversions 1403211600

    As patient zero of Blood Shed Motors, the classic pony car has received a powerful electric transplant. Lightning repeatedly vanquished the darkness like the angriest of strobe lights and thunder shook the building, punctuating the clatter of a heavy Texas rain on the metal roof as the clock ...

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    Official: Performance CNG wants to crowdfund natural gas-powered Ford Mustang

    Soliciting investments to develop a street-legal compressed natural gas (CNG) powered Ford Mustang that can deliver 470 horsepower certainly wouldn't make sense on a site called Indiestopstop. Nope, Indiegogo is the more-appropriately-named site that one Michigan entrepreneur is using to try and ...

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    Report: Toyota Prius is 2012's second-most searched car on Autoweek

    Searches don't equal purchases, but there's a lot of interest in the Toyota Prius out there – if not quite so much as for iconic muscle cars with horses on them. Hybrid Cars notes that the Prius was the second-most-searched-for model on Autoweek this year, trailing only the Ford Mustang and ...

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    Report: Extra passenger pounds can cancel out vehicle lightweighting efforts

    Americans, on average, have gained enough weight during the past 40 years to cancel out automakers' vehicle-lightweighting efforts such as using lighter components or removing spare tire, reflecting an additional challenge automakers face to meet progressively more strict fuel-economy and ...

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    How Ford's use of Ecolon has cut its oil consumption by 430,000 gallons

    Did you know the carpet underfoot in homes often ends up in strange places? Well, thanks to Ford's drive to use sustainable materials in its vehicles, some old carpet is landing in an usual spot – the cylinder head covers on vehicles like the Mustang, Fusion, F-150 and Escape. Wellman ...

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    2011 Ford Mustang V6 runs 776.5 miles on one tank, 48.5 mpg [w/Video]

    2011 Ford Mustang – Click above for high-res image gallery
    On Tuesday, June 23, a group of Ford engineers hit the track at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee in a completely stock 2011 Mustang V6. Usually when Mustangs are on the track the drivers are in search of outright speed, but that ...

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    Ford kicks off "Swap Your Ride" commercials, we wait for Prius vs. Fusion Hybrid testimonials

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    Back in 2007, when Ford kicked off its "Swap Your Ride" commercials, the company had one hybrid vehicle that couldn't compete with the hybrid offerings from Toyota, Lexus or Honda. Wisely, Ford focused those commercials on ...

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    Turbodiesel Ford Mustang? Could happen in Europe someday... but would you want it here?

    2011 Ford Mustang V6 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    For model year 2011, Ford has put three new engines into its Mustang that give the pony car both more power and better fuel efficiency than ever before. Nonetheless, even with a V6 that is rated at 31 miles per gallon on the ...

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    Ford to save millions of dollars, drastically reduce carbon emissions just by turning off its computers at night

    When a corporation as large as Ford decides to do something as simple as shutting down its computers at night, the savings can be astronomical. In the case of Ford, powering down computers can save the company $1.2 million each year. The new program called PC Power Management, utilizes energy ...

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    Ford to attempt 1,000-lap challenge at Bristol Speedway with V6 Mustang

    2011 Ford Mustang V6 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    True Ford Mustang fans will really only care that the new powertrains being introduced for 2011 produce substantially more power than before. But Ford is equally interested in promoting the car's improved fuel economy, like the ...

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    2011 Ford Mustang V6 gets 31 mpg highway, first ever for 300+hp

    2011 Ford Mustang V6 - Click above for high res image gallery
    After years of complaints about the ancient old 4.0-liter V6 engine in the base Mustang, Ford has finally replaced it for 2011 and it will be paying dividends at the pump for owners. The EPA has finished certification of the fuel ...

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    California Scooter Company puts classic Mustang back on two wheels, reports 60 mpg

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    When you think of a classic road-going Mustang, visions of Blue Ovals and good ol' Carroll Shelby likely begin dancing in your head. But there was a highly collectible Mustang in America way before Ford decided what we ...

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    Detroit 2010: 2012 Ford Focus Electric could be both sedan and hatch

    2011 Ford Focus – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We have a full run-down on the all-new 2011 Ford Focus elsewhere today, but there is one aspect of the car that Ford officials declined to discuss in very much detail at our preview just before Christmas, the upcoming EV. One thing we ...

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    Ford may pass Honda as second best hybrid seller in U.S.

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    There's no doubt about which automaker leads the hybrid vehicle race. Toyota – and particularly the Japanese automaker's Prius hybrid hatchback – outsells all other manufacturers combined. In total, Automotive News (sub. ...

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    Duke's Garage turns '65 Mustang into Electric Pony

    Many people love classic cars; but if you're concerned about your environmental impact, how can anyone enjoy driving one? For some, the answer may be having the drivetrain converted to all-electric power and Duke's Garage just outside Denver, Colorado has created an "Electric Pony" to show off ...

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    Toledo TV station checks out "110mpg" Mustangs, leaves skepticism at home

    A Toledo, Ohio-area mechanic is claiming to have a miracle breakthrough originally conceived by his grandfather more than 60 years ago. The development has supposedly been installed on Doug Pelmear's 1987 Ford Mustang and allows it to achieve 80-110mpg, depending on which story you believe. ...

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    AFVI 2008: Need some propane for your pony? IMPCO shows off bi-fuel 'Stang

    click to enlargeA Mustang with a "Propane" license plate will get my attention. As I walked by the Impco Technologies booth at the AFVI show in Las Vegas this week, I couldn't help but stop to find out more. Sadly, the sticker on the side of the Mustang that read "Plug and Drive" didn't mean what ...

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    Frankfurt Preview: Biodiesel Mustang endurance racer

    While the car pictured above looks like an average racing Ford Mustang that competes in many classes, it's anything but. Racing 'Stangs typically run with big gasoline fueled V-8 engines but the BioConcept Mustang GT RTD has something completely different. Propulsion for this racer comes from a ...

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    Marketing follows consumer's interests (duh) but is it just a lot of talk?

    As fuel prices rise and environmental awareness spreads, fuel economy - which has always been a priority to a consumer - has gradually risen to the top of the priority list like cream in old milk. Ford isn't pushing its popular F-150 or Mustang as much anymore. Instead, they're touting the ...


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