Archive for October, 2008
With great thanks to AutoblogGreen, here is an analysis of the 2010 Ford Fusion/ Mercury Milan’s hybrid system:
The long-awaited redesign of the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan is almost upon us and we got our first look at the new powertrains this week in Dearborn. As expected, increased fuel efficiency has been the number one priority for Ford’s engineers, followed by power and refinement.
Ford News Blog readers, say hello to the 2010 Ford Fusion.
Here is the press release with all the information on the new 2010 Ford Fusion / Mercury Milan hybrids which feature Fords new SmartGuage & EcoGuide:
- Ford’s SmartGauge™ with EcoGuide gives hybrid owners a more-connected, fuel-efficient driving experience by coaching them on how to optimize performance of the 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan hybrids
- SmartGauge with EcoGuide’s unique design uses two, high-resolution, full-color liquid crystal display (LCD) screens on either side of the analog speedometer that can be configured to show different levels of information, including fuel and battery power levels, average and instant miles-per-gallon. Growing leaves and vines track and reward the driver’s efficiency
- All-new Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan hybrids are expected to offer class-leading fuel economy and will be available in the first quarter of 2009
Pushing a vehicle to the limit takes on a new meaning in the new 2010 Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan hybrids, thanks to Ford’s SmartGauge with EcoGuide – an innovative new instrument cluster that provides real-time information to help drivers maximum fuel efficiency.
The Ford Flex has been on sale in the U.S for a year now but it is slowly under-performing to Fords standards. Will a new advertising campaign change this? Or is the Flex doomed to the scrap heap? The Detroit News’ Bryce Hoffman reports:
Be forewarned, this post does have extreme-mild nudity. But because the bare chest in question is being used to promote breast cancer awareness in a nation less stuffy about the naked female form than our own, we don’t feel creepy for posting about it. Everybody wins! 😀