Fuel Economy Claims
Ford may be the first to open up both its hardware and software platforms to outsiders.
When Ford launched its all-new C-max hybrid last fall, it was meant to be the automaker's big challenge to Toyota's Prius, which has has been far and away the leader in hybrid sales with the strongest brand.
Summarizing the results of research carried out by Edmunds, Reuters reports that consumers' are less inclined to purchase cars from Hyundai and Kia due to the company's recent snafu over inflated mileage claims. The Edmunds metric of "purchase intent" declined by 1.9 percent for the Kia Soul (pictured), meaning that the largest drop in consideratio