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Ford commercial hybrid to debut in Germany

Though Ford is decreasing its private consumer hybrid offerings stateside, the company is increasing its growing commercial hybrid business. In Hanover, Germany, this month at the city’s IAA Commercial Vehicle Show, Ford will launch its 2 ton Transit commercial vehicle, which offers a 48V mild hybrid powertrain in combination with its 1L EcoBoost engine. The combination gives the vehicle five…

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Ford licenses hybrid vehicle tech

The Baltimore Sun reported last week that Ford Motor Co. has taken a license to the technology of Paice, a Baltimore-based technology company. Lorraine Mirabella for the newspaper writes, “Ending a long-running legal battle, Ford Motor Co. agreed to pay a Baltimore-based technology firm and the Abell Foundation to use a hybrid engine technology. The value of the licensing deal,…

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Ford to install charging stations at Ford facilities across North America

Ford Motor Company has announced plans to install charging stations for plug-in vehicles at more than more than 60 Ford facilities in the United States and Canada. The project is being done in conjunction with GE. Ford employees will be able to charge plug-in vehicles for free for four hours each day. Ford currently offers six electrified vehicles, including Focus Electric, C-MAX…

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