With the current generation Ford Fusion and Mondeo nearing the end of their respective life cycles, Ford has unveiled their singular replacement – the all-new 2013 Fusion / Mondeo. Utilising EcoBoost, hybrid and plug-in hybrid technologies to increase mileage and reduce emissions as well as advanced electronics to keep you safe and connected, the new Fusion / Mondeo combines all of these innovations into a sleek and stylish body, making it the most desirable mid-size sedan available.
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Ford will unveil two new models based on the new global C-Max in Detroit at the North American International Auto Show this month. The new Ford C-Max Hybrid and range-extended plug-in hybrid Energi C-Max will take centre stage next to a new concept vehicle in the next week.
Ford have issued a press release announcing that by 2012 Ford’s ‘Auto Stop-Start’ technology (that automatically shuts down the engine from idle and turns back on when the brake is depressed) will become available to non-hybrid vehicles as well. Ford has said that on these ‘conventional’ vehicles with petrol drivetrains, city gains of up to 10% have been seen.
The votes are in and Ford has clean sweeped the competition in the 2010 North American Car and Truck of the Year with it’s Ford Fusion Hybrid and the new versatile Ford Transit Connect. Beating out the shortlisted Buick LaCrosse & Volkswagen Golf, the Fusion Hybrid is Ford’s 9th North American Car of the Year, whilst the Transit Connect (shortlisted with the Chevrolet Equinox & Subaru Outback) is Ford’s 11th victory in the North American Truck of the year. Follow the Jump for the press release.