A Ford C-max Energi hybrid car is seen on display during the North American International Auto show in Detroit (Photo : Reuters)
Ford is flooding the U.S. market with its latest fuel efficient cars, and this is just the beginning.
The automaker has a fresh new lineup of models expected to hit the roads soon.
"Customers are starting to see the true benefits of our One Ford plan," Ford Motors president of the Americas, Mark Fields said. "With more new vehicle options and an even broader range of fuel-efficient cars, utilities and trucks, Ford Motors is delivering real power of choice for millions of consumers who are paying more attention than ever to what happens in the pump - no matter what the price is."
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Eight of Ford's latest vehicles claim to deliver more than 40 mpg. Official sources also claim that six electric vehicles will also hit the auto market.
Focus on electrified vehicles
According to industry experts, the 40 mpg offered by Ford is way beyond its competitors such as Toyota and General Motors.
"Ford Motors is also tripling its electrified vehicle production capacity by 2013, growing its electrified vehicles line up to six models including the all-new C-MAX Hybrid," Ford's official press release states. "The compact hybrid utility vehicle, which arrives this Fall, is expected to achieve 47 mpg, at least 3 mpg better than Toyota Prius V with more performance and technology."
According to the press release, Ford is all set to increase its electrified vehicles sales to more than 10 to 25 percent by 2020. And it will continue to make compact hybrid utility vehicle which is expected to cross its 40 mpg mark and is expected to achieve 47 mpg.
"Whether you are talking about new technologies, engines or vehicles themselves, customers increasingly are looking for good value," Group Vice President, Raj Nair said. "Customers are telling us Ford is delivering what they truly want - including the newest vehicles to choose from in America,"
Nair said Ford will reach the eight million vehicle production mark by the end of 2016.