Ford, Tesla drive healthy volume gains for battery cars in first half

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 6, 2013
Ford's expanded hybrid and plug-in model lineup and demand for Tesla's luxury battery sedans helped electric-drive cars and trucks grow faster in the United States in the first half than even surging pickup trucks.... Read More »



Toyota still reigns, but Ford is flexing its muscles

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 1, 2013
Toyota Motor Corp. is still the 500-pound gorilla of the hybrid world, but this year a challenger has emerged. Through May, Ford Motor Co. sold 34,517 hybrids, a number that is still dwarfed by Toyota's 141,849. But the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and 2013 Fusion Hybrid have brought some stylistic flair to the segment and are aimed at customers who want to combine decent fuel economy with a dose of fun-to-drive.... Read More »


Ford to pass its own hybrid sales record in five months on Fusion, C-Max

3:41 pm U.S. ET | May 3, 2013
Ford, seeking to challenge Toyota's dominance in gasoline-electric vehicles, said it will pass its own full-year record for hybrid sales in the United States this month on demand for its Fusion and C-Max hybrid models.... Read More »


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