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Ford adding at least four new hybrid models in Europe

Ford is launching additional hybrids in Europe, with at least four models launching by the end of 2022. The automaker will launch hybrid versions of its Puma, Kuga, Explorer and Mondeo lines. Ford Europe’s Executive Director said of the launches, “there is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to electrification – every customer’s circumstances and travel needs are different.” The…

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Plug-in hybrid suggestions from Architectural Digest

Architectural Digest has delved into hybrid world with a new list of plug-in hybrid suggestions for its readers. AD has named the Volvo V60T8, Audi A8 e-tron, and Range Rover PHEV, to its list of the top luxury plug-ins. The high-end vehicles range in price from $67,300 for the Volvo to $163,250 for the Porsche Cayenne Turbo SE-Hybrid, the German…

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2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid fuel economy announced

The Ford Explorer Hybrid has achieved 27/29/28 mpg EPA fuel ratings for the rear-wheel-drive version of its 2020 model. The RWD model “leads the pack” of Explorer Hybrids with its EPA ratings, according to a report from Left Lane. The AWD version of the vehicle has lower EPA ratings of 23/26/25 mpg. Both vehicles have impressive full-tank capability, of 500…

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Ford study highlights PHEV’s practicality for commercial use

Ford has completed a year-long study of its Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid vans in London, and the results point toward a strong future for PHEVs as an integral part of commercial vehicle fleets. Green Car Congress explains, “The trial sought to test whether businesses could carry out the typical daily duties of their diesel-powered vehicles, while maximizing the use of…

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Best Hybrid, PHEV, EV deals for June 2019

Green Car Reports has published its monthly round-up of the best deals on hybrid and electrified vehicles. For the month of June, the best priced non-plug-in hybrid is the Ford Fusion Hybrid, which can be leased for $209/month with a little over three thousand due at signing. The top-priced plug-in hybrid for the month is a race between the Kira…

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Ford announces pricing for 2020 Escape Hybrid

Ford has announced pricing for its 2020 Escape Hybrid, and, as Zach Butler at The Fast Lane Car notes, the automaker is poised to “take a bite” out of the crossover market. Ford has priced its base version of the Escape Hybrid at $25,980, slightly cheaper than the Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Rogue. The Escape Hybrid comes in a variety…

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Best Hybrid, PHEV, EV deals for May 2019

Green Car Reports has published its monthly round-up of best deals on hybrid and electrified vehicles. For the month of May, the best deal on a hybrid vehicle is from Ford. The automaker is offering its Fusion Hybrid for $209/month to lease for thirty-six months with a little over $3000 due at signing. For the plug-in hybrid market, the Kira…

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Ford to launch hybrid Bronco in 2020

As it expands its hybrid lineup, Ford will launch a hybrid version of its Bronco SUV in 2020. Joel Stocksdale at Auto Blog posits that the electrified version of the Bronco will utilize the same hybrid unit that is in the Aviator hybrid, and Ford will likely launch a hybrid Ranger in the near future as well. The news of…

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Best Hybrid, PHEV, EV deals for April 2019

Green Car Reports has published its monthly round-up of best deals on hybrid and electrified vehicles. For the month of April, the best deal on plug-in hybrids can be found in the Kia Niro PHEV, priced at $249 per month for thirty-six months with a little under three thousand due at signing. For consumers looking for a full hybrid, the…

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Ford will debut PHEV Lincoln Corsair at New York Auto Show

According to a new report from Motor Authority, Ford will unveil its updated Lincoln Corsair models at the New York Auto Show late next week, and a plug-in hybrid option is in the line-up. Though Ford has been quiet about the full specs of the models, Motor Authority reports that the plug-in hybrid version will carry a 2.5L inline 4-speed…

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