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Hybrid Owners More Brand Loyal Than Other Buyers, We Make Zero Smug…

An industry group we've never heard of called "Experian Automotive" is reporting this morning nearly half of hybrid vehicle owners will buy a vehicle of the same brand when they buy another one, making them some of the most loyal customers in the industry. Of course, they may not be buying a hybrid again because… » 8/12/08 8:45am 8/12/08 8:45am

Ford Wins "Clean Vehicle Award" For Hybrids

While we may have had a little poke at yesterday for their environmental leadership, the experts at the International Energy Agency Implementing Agreement on Hybrid & Electric Vehicles have given Ford their propers for achieving sales of more than 50,000 hybrid models worldwide. They also received awards for best… » 12/05/07 3:45pm 12/05/07 3:45pm

Ford Delivers Plug-In Hybrid to SoCal Electric Company

Ford has gone through on its promise to lead on technology that other automakers have already developed, delivering the first of 20 Plug-In Escapes to Southern California Edison. The Plug-In Escape achieves 120 mpg when the lithium-ion batteries are full charged (for the first 30 miles at least). The little hybrid… » 12/04/07 11:00am 12/04/07 11:00am