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Ford Brags the C-Max is the Fastest Selling Hybrid Ever at Launch

Ford Brags the C-Max is the Fastest Selling Hybrid Ever at Launch

Dec 18 2012, 1:45pm CST | by

C-Max is selling well

Ford is offering up some insight into exactly how well it's doing with its new C-Max hybrid vehicle. According to Ford, it has sold 8030 units in the last two months since the car debuted in October...

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Ford Brags the C-Max is the Fastest Selling Hybrid Ever at Launch

Dec 18 2012, 1:45pm CST | by

C-Max is selling well

Ford is offering up some insight into exactly how well it's doing with its new C-Max hybrid vehicle. According to Ford, it has sold 8030 units in the last two months since the car debuted in October. That puts the car is significantly faster pace than the Toyota Camry hybrid when it debuted in 2006 with 7300 units sold in its first two months.

Ford says that both the C-Max Hybrid and Energi plug-in hybrid for selling three times faster than the combined launch sales of the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight in 2000. Ford sold 8999 C-Max hybrids through November.

Sales the vehicle in the month of November alone for 4848 units for an increase of 52% month over month. Dealers are seeing an overwhelmingly positive response to C-MAX hybrids and are excited to finally take on Prius, with some offering comparison test drives right on their lots," says C.J. O'Donnell, group marketing manager, Electrification. "Our customers also are excited to have a fresh hybrid option, with leading fuel economy that does not sacrifice driving fun, performance and technology – choices typically not offered with hybrids."

 
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As the newest addition to Lexus' luxury line, this 2015 Lexus NX takes on the likes of the Audi Q5, BMW X3, Mercedes GLK, Acura RDX and Lincoln's nice new MKC. It offers a choice of turbocharged gas four-cylinder (200t) or gas/electric hybrid power (300h), and an F-Sport version offers sporting dynamics from an engineering team that, Lexus points out, includes active racers. The NX's angular lo ...
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Xcar goes Radical in a big way

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Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Performance, Videos, Racing In just a relatively short period of time, Radical Sportscars has proven to be a company true to its name. It only completed its first car in 1997 but has become among the leaders in the world of dedicated track day specials since then. These days it's even dipping its toe into the world of road models with the RXC, which stretches the definition of a vehicle for the street nearly to ...
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Even Our Test Cars Sometimes End Up on Blocks or: Somebody Done Took Our Ford Fusion’s Wheels and Tires

Jul 31 2014 5:40pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

We go to great lengths to bring you insightful and entertaining vehicle reviews, and we often drive the wheels off stuff in the process. But that’s not what happened to this unfortunate 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium test car, which we found a couple of mornings ago resting on blocks with all four wheels missing. Wheels have always been a popular target of nefarious types, but, seriously, what the hell? The perpetrators knew exactly what th ...
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Roush teases their upcoming Ford Mustang

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Roush has released the first teaser image of their upcoming tuning program for the 2015 Ford Must ...
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What Car Looks Most Like A Fake Copy Of Itself?

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Land Rover “Spies” the Discovery Sport, We Spot an Explorer

Jul 31 2014 4:11pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Here’s the closest glimpse yet of the production Discovery Sport undergoing testing in England, which Land Rover has so graciously spied for us, as part of what appears to be a growing trend of automakers “leaking” their own prototypes. We can see a lot of the current Ford Explorer in this upcoming Land Rover LR2 replacement, particularly the slanted nose and arching headlamps, the high beltline, ...
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Filed under: Truck, Work, Chevrolet, Ford, GM, GMC, Specialty, Ram The row between Ford and Ram over who boasts the best-in-class tow rating for heavy duty pickups has revealed a number of things. Chief among them is a report that Ford removes items like the spare tire, jack, radio and center console from its vehicles in a bid to lower its base curb weight and therefore keep the truck's gross vehicle weight rating down. For those that need a refresher, GVWR ...
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Roush Previews Their Inevitably Kickass 2015 Ford Mustang

Jul 31 2014 3:03pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The thing about the Ford Mustang is that it always comes with a plethora of tuner variants, and the 2015 Ford Mustang will be no exception. We know Roush is working on their own version because they told us so.Read more.. ...
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Hotter Horses Lining Up: Roush Teases 2015 Ford Mustang

Jul 31 2014 3:01pm CDT | Source: Motor Authority

It's still a few months before the 2015 Ford Mustang starts to arrive at dealerships, yet a number of established aftermarket tuners are clearly hard at work prepping even hotter versions. The latest to tease a Mustang project is Roush Performance, which today posted the hazy profi ...
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