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EPA tweaks fuel economy test to improve accuracy of mpg labels

3:37 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 23, 2015

The EPA today issued updated procedures for a critical part of fuel economy testing that some automakers have struggled with in the last two years. The update covers how automakers should calculate road load values in coast down tests, which measure the rolling resistance and aerodynamic drag of vehicles as they glide from 70 mph to a stop on a straight, flat track....
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Ford will raise German production as demand rebounds

Jan. 16, 2015 12:34 CET

Ford will increase production of its Fiesta and three other models in Germany to meet growing demand in some of the region's key markets....
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Ford steers C-Max ads away from mpg

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 20, 2014

Since Ford was forced to restate the estimated fuel economy of its C-Max Hybrid -- first in August 2013 and again in June -- the brand's marketers have rethought how to sell their hybrid-only nameplate....
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BLOG: Ford puts refreshed C-Max in the Phantom's spotlight

6:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2014

Ford on Wednesday lifted the mask on its next-generation C-Max at a special event at the Opera National de Paris, the setting for the fictional The Phantom of the Opera. The irony may have been lost on the Ford execs on hand, who also showed off the next-generation European S-Max and Grande C-Max before their scheduled press conference Thursday at the Paris auto show....
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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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