C-Max

Ford tells U.S. dealers to stop selling some C-Max, Focus models

11:05 am U.S. ET | Aug. 21, 2014
Ford told its dealers in the United States to stop test-driving and selling C-Max and Focus models produced during a week this month because of potential problems with the steering gear assembly, a notice sent to dealers on Wednesday shows....
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Automakers await the details of EPA plan for mpg road tests

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 20, 2014
Automakers see merit in an EPA proposal that would require them to road test vehicles to verify mileage claims, but they are unclear on how the tests would be handled....
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MPG revisions undercut Ford marketing

5:01 pm U.S. ET | June 13, 2014
Ford faces new challenges to its ambitious effort to become the industry's fuel economy leader after revising mpg numbers downward on six models....
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Ford issues two more recalls for Escape

1:08 pm U.S. ET | May 9, 2014
Ford said today that it is issuing two more recalls of the Ford Escape crossover, putting the number of recalls covering the Escape since its 2013 redesign into double digits. The recalls relate to a software glitch that could delay airbag deployment in a crash and exterior door handles that might not latch properly....
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Ford tries to revive C-Max Hybrid sales

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 28, 2014
Ford is faced with rebuilding the C-Max Hybrid's sales after volume tanked when the company was forced to lower the vehicle's estimated fuel economy in August. "We need to reinvest in the product because it's a great product," says Joe Hinrichs, Ford's president of the Americas....
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The upside of poking fun

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 7, 2014
Since Ford's video hit the Web in late March, Pashon Murray, founder of composting company Detroit Dirt, said she has been inundated with phone calls and e-mails from media, talent agents casting commercials and businesses with consulting offers....
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Ford adds solar cells to recharge electric C-Max concept

9:37 am U.S. ET | Jan. 2, 2014
Ford is showcasing a plug-in hybrid electric C-Max that uses solar panels in the roof to recharge itself....
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2013 LISTS OF 10

By the numbers in 2013

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
The year in numbers....
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2013 LISTS OF 10

Stories of the year

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Light-vehicle sales in the United States continued to climb in 2013, but the year's most stunning news was the executive reshuffling at the top of General Motors....
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Ford plans to idle plant that makes Focus, C-Max for two weeks

10:35 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2013
Ford scheduled two weeks of down time at its factory that assembles the Focus compact and C-Max hybrid cars to trim inventory after the first drop in U.S. auto sales in 27 months....
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Ford sends checks to soothe C-Max owners

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 28, 2013
Ford began mailing checks to customers this month to compensate them for the company's lowering of the estimated fuel economy for the C-Max Hybrid....
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Ford gets a scolding on 'chicken tax' maneuver

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 23, 2013
Even without a free-trade pact, Ford Motor Co. has leaned on European models such as the Ford Fiesta and C-Max to extend its U.S. product line....
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