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Ford C-Max Energi dead, C-Max Hybrid soon to join it

Ford buries the hatchback.

Ford closes the doors on the C-Max Hybrid and C-Max Energi.

Ford offers free charging to 2016 C-Max Energi buyers in two states

If You're In California Or Maryland, You're In Luck

Buyers of the 2016 Ford C-Max Energi in California and Maryland will be able to charge for free at a network of Level 2 chargers.

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Ford previews new C-Max ahead of upcoming debut

Looking at a Ford Focus? These days you can get it as a five-door hatch, a four-door sedan, or... that's all. European buyers don't even get our sedan, but they do get a wagon. And while the three-door hatch, two-door coupe and two-door cabrio have long since ended production, buyers around the world can also get the company's larger C-Max. And now, like the Focus upon which it's based,

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Ford C-Max spied with fresh updates

The Ford C-Max hatchback looks to be getting a few cosmetic updates, as evidenced in this latest set of spy photos. Like the smaller Focus, which also received a nip/tuck for the 2015 model year, the C-Max appears to be getting a revised front fascia with slimmer headlamps and a more, shall we say,

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All the details on Plug In 2014 electric vehicle conference you could ever want

Listen In On Almost Five Hours Of Discussion On EVs and PHEVs

One of the best parts of the Plug In 2014 Conference in San Jose, CA last week was getting to listen in on thoughts about the state of the plug-in vehicle industry from people who have been involved with it for ages. They bristle when you call them the "Old Guard" (learned that one the hard way), but these are the people who have been through a number of ups and downs with plug-in vehicles, so they've got what we call perspecti

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Ford lowers MPG ratings on six vehicles

Second Time C-Max Hybrid Drops Its Fuel Economy Numbers

Ford has announced that it will be lowering the fuel economy ratings on a number of its 2013 and 2014 model year vehicles after an error was discovered in the company's internal testing data. The EPA has been notified.

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Ford C-Max spot aimed squarely at Cadillac ELR 'Poolside' hubris [UPDATE]

If we had tried to predict the first video response to the controversial Poolside video for the Cadillac ELR, we would not have thought it would center on compost. But, hey, it's always nice to be reminded that the real world is sometimes better than fiction.

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Ford bringing C-Max Solar Energi Concept to CES [w/video]

Solar energy might not be enough to power a usable electric vehicle on its own, but that doesn't mean it can't lend a helping hand. And that's what Ford has in store for the Consumer Electronics Show opening next week in Las Vegas.

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Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid rated at 100 MPGe, combined

Well, this certainly isn't going to end the way Ford continues to compare its C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid to its competition from the Toyota Prius family. Beating earlier expectations that it would be rated at 95 MPGe (but meeting Sebastian Blanco

GM-Volt.com founder trades in Chevy Volt for Ford C-Max Energi

Dr. Lyle Dennis, who founded the influential GM-Volt enthusiast website long before the Chevrolet Volt came to market, is trading in his 2011 Volt for a Ford C-Max Energi. Why? Seating – he needs space for five to transport his wife and three kids and the Volt only holds four people.

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Confused about the C-Max Energi abilities? Ask the chief engineer

To get an accurate reading of how a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle performs in battery-only mode and in overall extended range, two experiences are useful: lots of behind-the-wheel driving time under various driving conditions (altitude, climate temperature, average speed driven, stop-start, etc.) or a detailed conversation with the chief engineer who designed the car.

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Ford C-Max Energi will have 20-mile electric range, get 95 MPGe [w/video]

Ford's marketing strategy for its plug-in vehicles is coming into Focus (pun intended): compare, compare, compare.

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Ford C-Max Energi will have 20-mile electric range, get 95 MPGe

Ford's marketing strategy for its plug-in vehicles is coming into Focus (pun intended): compare, compare, compare.