Ford Celebrates Production Launch of the Only Front-Wheel- Drive Hybrid Transmission To Be Made in North America
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|•Ford's Van Dyke Transmission Plant adds hybrid transmission capacity thanks to a new, flexible assembly line supporting Ford C-MAX Hybrid, C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid, Fusion Hybrid, Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid and Lincoln MKZ Hybrid
•Ford adds 225 new jobs at Van Dyke Transmission, bringing jobs in-house while helping deliver on its commitment to provide customers the power of choice for fuel-efficient vehicles
•Ford and its suppliers invest $220 million to transform Van Dyke Transmission as part of a $632 million commitment to North American transmission facilities
Ford launches a new era of clean tech and job growth with today's debut of a new flexible assembly line at Van Dyke Transmission Plant, making Ford North America's only producer of front-wheel-drive hybrid transmissions.
Ford and suppliers are investing $220 million to transform Van Dyke Transmission into a modern operation capable of producing Ford's new hybrid transmission – HF35 – as well as other fuel-efficient transmissions. The investments are part of a $632 million commitment Ford and its suppliers are making to increase capacity and flexibility at three North American transmission facilities by 2015.
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With available technologically-advanced safety features including Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) and Forward Collision Mitigation (FCM),the stylish se....
| ALL-NEW CTS SEDAN ASCENDS INTO MIDSIZE LUXURY SEGMENTDETROIT – When the all-new 2014 Cadillac CTS sedan arrives in dealerships this fall, it will offer more interior space, power and technology with more than 20 new standard features compared with the current model.|
Inside and out, the third-generation CTS sedan grows, ascending into the heart of the midsize luxury market, with an all-new design that is longer, lower and leaner. The new CTS is five inches longer, expanding interior space, but also 244 pounds lighter than the previous mod....
| Lexus Returns To Salon Privé With A Celebration Of Its Full Hybrid Model RangeSalon Privé 2013 - 4th to 6th September|
Syon Park, London, 13 June 2013 – Lexus will return to Salon Privé this summer to showcase its industry-leading range of full hybrid models. Its collection will have a special focus on the F Sport versions of its cars, which combine sportier styling and performance with the peerless luxury, craftsmanship, innovation and advanced technologies that are hallmarks of the Lexus brand.
The presentation will include the IS 300h F Sport, repres....
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McLaren Automotive has teamed up with Xbox to offer one of the best seats of the summer at the 2013 Festival of Speed: the passenger seat of the M....
|Cars.Com Lists The Top Ten Best Base ModelsCHICAGO, June 12, 2013 - Cars.com, the premier online resource for buying and selling new and used cars, today released a list of its editors' picks for top ten base models. The list includes cars that have a lot to offer drivers, even at the base model level.|
'Just because you might not be able to afford all of the bells and whistles in a car doesn't mean you have to sing the base-model blues,' said Patrick Olsen, Cars.com's Editor-in-Chief. 'Some automakers are packing even their bas....
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◾Ford Fiesta becomes only car in subcompact class to return more than 40 mpg on the highway
◾Ford Fiesta Super Fuel Economy package combines aerodynamics and a patented PowerShift six-speed automatic transmission
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The fuel economy claim is for Fiesta SE with the Super Fuel Eco....
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◾Survey measured responses from more than 52,000 new-vehicle owners
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