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C-Max Energi cutaway (Ford photo)

Ford Tweaking Hybrid Controls To Boost MPG, Hiring More Hybrid Engineers

Ford Motor Co. announced Tuesday that its share of the electrified vehicle market in the United States quadrupled during the first half of 2013 vs. the first half of 2012, rising from 4 percent to 16 percent.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2013

C-Max Energi cutaway (Ford photo)

Ford Hybrid Vehicle Sales Break Full-Year Record in First Five Months of 2013

Ford Motor Co. Friday said it had surpassed its previous full-year hybrid sales record in just the first five months of 2013.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/02/2013

2006 Honda Civic Hybrid

Are Hybrids A ‘One Shot Deal’?

Despite high gas prices, hybrid owners aren’t repeating their purchases.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/09/2012

The 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Deloitte: Gen Y’s Embrace of Hybrids May be Auto Market’s Tipping Point

Generation Y’s strong affinity for hybrid vehicles could make it the “generation that leads us away from traditional gasoline-powered vehicles,” reports Craig Giffi, vice chairman and automotive practice leader at Deloitte LLP, after seeing the results of Deloitte’s annual survey of Gen Y consumers and what they want in an automobile.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2012

(WWJ Photo/Pat Sweeting)

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Installed In Mt. Clemens

The two stations, now in the Macomb County Administration Building parking lot, were a gift from DTE.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

Ford Vice President Derrick Kuzak and Toyota Vice President Takeshi Uchiyamada,

Ford and Toyota Team Up on Hybrids

With new fuel economy rules coming, Ford and Toyota are have decided to work together to build a new generation of hybrid pickup trucks and SUV’s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2011

Mopar Dodge Charger

Car Chronicles: Extra! April 18, 2011

This week, we visit the SAE World Congress, take a look at Porsche’s future in the Motor City, and test drive a new hybrid from Lexus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2011

fordelectrics

‘Take Charge’ of Winning on Ford’s Electrified Vehicle Facebook Page

Whether you’re unplugging electronics when not in use, using canvas bags instead of plastic or collecting rain water, Ford wants to know what changes consumers are making to better the environment. It’s all part of Ford’s new “Take Charge” contest on its Electrified Vehicle Facebook page, which runs through mid-April.

03/08/2011

GM To Add 1,000 Michigan Jobs

General Motors (NYSE: GM) said Tuesday it will add 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan over the next two years to significantly expand its vehicle electrification expertise

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/30/2010

GM To Add 1,000 EV Jobs in Michigan

General Motors (NYSE: GM) said Tuesday it will add 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan over the next two years to significantly expand its vehicle electrification expertise and lead in the development of electric vehicles […]

11/30/2010

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