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    Official: Ford hit with another lawsuit over C-Max, Fusion Hybrid mpg claims
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    Ford is waiting to see if it will be facing several class action lawsuits over its mileage ratings - three of which were filed in late April. Suits filed in federal courthouses in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and California claim Ford is overstating the average mileage ratings for its 2013 Ford ...

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    Report: Consumer Reports says '13 Fusion Hybrid comes up short on MPG
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    Last year, Ford claimed that its Fusion Hybrid sedan was one of the company's many models that beat the magic 40 miles per gallon fuel-efficiency figure, but Consumer Reports discovered that the automaker is just dreaming, Green Car Reports says. Consumer Reports tested the mid-sized sedan and ...

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    Followup: Pricing added to 2013 Ford Fusion configurator, "Luxury Package" costs more on hybrid
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    We've noticed that 2013 Ford Fusion configurator has been updated with dollar values for each of its four models, however, we're not so sure the pricing is that black-and-white. Ford has also updated the disclaimer at the bottom of the page, to read, "Prices and features are for survey purposes ...

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    Future Fuel Economy Mandates, Part II: Ford
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    In response to my last column on this subject – Future Fuel Economy Mandates, Part I: 54.5 mpg is going to be hard to reach – commenter TxPatriot wondered why (non-hybrid) modern cars can't deliver the 53-58-mpg fuel economy he says his 1989 Geo Metro does. "I've yet to receive a ...

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    Official: Ford Fusion Hybrid boosts company's hybrid patents from 30 to 500 in the past decade
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    While Ford's new Fusion Hybrid is designed to put money back into the pockets of fuel-conscious consumers, some patent attorneys may also be a little more flush as well. The development of the model, set to debut later this year, helped Ford boost its number of patents related to hybrid ...

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    Detroit: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid packs 47 mpg, dashing good looks
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    When the original Ford Fusion Hybrid debuted in 2009 as a 2010 model, it was rated at 41 miles per gallon in the city, making it the most fuel-efficient mid-size sedan in North America. Ford aims to re-capture that same magic with the 2013 Fusion Hybrid, which makes its debut today at the 2012 ...

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    Official: 2013 Ford Fusion debuts along with 47-MPG Fusion Hybrid, 100-MPGe Fusion Energi
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    Your eyes do not deceive you – the sleek, pretty, low-slung sedan you see above is indeed the 2013 Ford Fusion. But don't think that the 2013 Fusion is all beauty and no brains. Ford is preparing the new Fusion, as well as its Hybrid and Energi fuel-mizing siblings, to be the most ...

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    Video: Ford teasing 2013 Fusion with new interactive app
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    Ford is gearing up to unveil the 2013 Fusion at the Detroit Auto Show, and the hype machine starts with a new app for the iPhone, iPad and Android devices. After downloading the app, you can point the device's camera at any Ford logo – be it on a car or a screen – and it opens to ...

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    Report: Next-gen Ford Fusion Hybrid to get up to 48 mpg city
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    While Ford is busy busting its you know what to prep its next-gen CD4 vehicles – the Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ here in the States and the Ford Mondeo in other markets – for launch, the team of Blue Oval engineers assigned to development of the next-gen Ford Fusion Hybrid is ...

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    Ford gets two patents for fuel-saving SmartGuage with EcoGuide
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    Praised by CleanMPG as "spectacularly clean and concise," Ford's SmartGauge with EcoGuide has received two patents for assisting drivers in maximizing fuel economy. Found on the 2011 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ hybrids, SmartGauge with EcoGuide instantaneously calculates both power and fuel ...

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    Ford VP: Electric-drive models could account for 10-25% of sales by 2020
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    Ford Focus Electric – Click above for high-res image gallery
    And people thought Carlos Ghosn was optimistic. Derrick Kuzak, Ford's group vice president of global product development, has said that, within the next ten years, electric-drive models – hybrids, plug-in hybrids and ...

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    Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan hybrids earn IIHS "Top Safety Pick"
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    2010 Mercury Milan Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As you line up your "want" list of new cars to replace that old jalopy, we think that safety should really be priority number one, with efficiency a close second. Finding a safe vehicle is actually quite easy, you simply ...

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    Hybrid sales skyrocket in May, Fusion hybrid jumps 64%
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    Ford Fusion hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Sales of hybrid vehicles continued to follow the rising trend in the month of May. Though the headline accurately states that sales have skyrocketed, everything is relative here and hybrids are not even close to displacing the ...

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    Half-price Ford Fusion Hybrid being offered by American Express tomorrow
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    2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's not all that often you can buy a new car for 50% off, right? You may not jump at the opportunity if the vehicle in question is something like an Aveo, but when we heard about this half-price deal for a 2010 Ford Fusion ...

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    Ford kicks off "Swap Your Ride" commercials, we wait for Prius vs. Fusion Hybrid testimonials
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    2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    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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    Upscale small cars face hard times against hybrid rivals
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    2010 Volkswagen Golf – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Producers of upscale small cars such as the Volkswagen Golf, Mazda3 and Volvo C30 face stiff competition from hybrid vehicles for reasons unrelated to fuel mileage. Upscale cars are priced at the top end of their individual ...

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    Report: Ford issues TSB fix for brake pedal on Fusion Hybrid models [w/video]
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    Consumer Reports explains Ford Fusion Hybrid braking issue – Click above to watch the video after the break
    It would seem that Toyota isn't the only automaker with braking issues on its hybrid vehicles, as Ford has reportedly issued a Technical Service Bulletin outlining a software update ...

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    Detroit 2010: Ford sweeps NA Car and Truck of the Year
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    2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In a pleasingly succinct presentation this morning at the Detroit Auto Show, Tony Swan announced that Ford had swept the 2010 North American Car and Truck of the Year awards. After a brief rundown on how the award voting ...

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    Ford Fusion Hybrid sales up, but still make up only about 2% of total
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    2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The stand-out vehicle for Ford recently has been the 2010 Fusion, and the hybrid version is helping Ford sell more hybrids than it ever has before. This year, through November, the Blue Oval has sold 31,000 hybrids, beating the ...

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    Ford Fusion Hybrid awarded 2010 Urban Green Vehicle of the Year
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    2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    There's seemingly no end to the lists and awards that can be dolled out to deserving (sometimes) cars and trucks at the end of the year. Take, for instance, the Urban Automobile of the Year Award by On Wheels Media. This is ...

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