Toyota says new fuel cell vehicle due in 2015

The yearly Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is known typically for showcasing the latest in gadgets and gizmos. In addition this go around however we are also seeing a number of alternative vehicle announcements.

Ford eyes solar panels for future plug-in vehicles

The wet dream for environmentally focused drivers of plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles is one in which self-contained renewable energy powers the car instead of having to plug into the grid.

Ford transforms Fusion Hybrid into a robot

The world of autonomous driving vehicles, which of late has mostly been dominated by news of self-driving Google Prius hybrids and a robotic Nissan Leaf on Japanese roads, grew a little more recently via American automaker Ford. The company recently unveiled it has converted one of its Fusion Hybrids into a research project for this developing technology.

Ford hybrid unseats Prius variant

Toyota last month said it would be dropping the price of its Prius Plug-In hybrid by $2,000 for the more basic model, suggesting sales may not have been as the automaker wanted with this variant of the Prius.

Ford ramps up hybrid effort

Ford is seeing good movement in the U.S. electrified car market, particularly in the performance of its more hybrid focused vehicles.

Amazon Cloud Player goes live for Ford Sync AppLink equipped vehicles

Amazon has confirmed that its Cloud Player is now available for owners of Ford vehicles with Sync Applink capability.

Ford making inroads against Toyota

Ford, striving to compete in a domestic green vehicle market long dominated by Toyota and its Prius, seems to be making some in-roads against the Japanese automaker in the short time it has been making hybrids.

Fuel cell vehicles may hit US streets in 2017

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles have been in development for a number of years, but haven't yet hit mainstream adoption to a lack of a viable hydrogen fuel infrastructure.

Controversy over Ford hybrid mileage claims

I think we can all agree that driving style and road conditions have a significant impact on how fuel efficient a vehicle actually is.

Video: A closer look at Ford's EV+ hybrid vehicle tech

Ford recently introduced a new feature that allows drivers of plug-in hybrid vehicles to achieve more electric-only driving distance.

Ford C-Max Energi hits 100 MPGe combined efficiency rating

Ford has confirmed that its new 2013 C-Max Energi has received an official EPA certified fuel efficiency rating of 108 MPGe in the city and 92 MPGe on the highway - for a combined rating of 100 MPGe.

Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrid rules fuel efficiency

Ford has been putting up some very impressive official Environmental Protection Agency fuel efficiency numbers with both its 2013 Fusion Hybrid and C-Max Hybrid.

Ford takes on Toyota's Prius with C-Max hybrid

Ford has been spending quite a lot of time and money ramping up its green vehicle fleet.

2013 Ford C-MAX hybrid scores strong EPA MPG ratings

The push by Ford to dethrone Toyota as king of the hybrids continued this week with word of the forthcoming C-MAX Hybrid's official EPA miles per gallon ratings. 

2013 Lincoln MKZ hybrid offers price break on green tech

Lincoln, Ford's venerable luxury brand, recently released details of its forthcoming 2013 MKZ Hybrid. 

Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid ready to roll

Ford is prepping its C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid for a fall roll out and recently divulged some additional details about the long-awaited vehicle.

Ford Shelby GT 500 eyes 200 mph

Hitting 200 mph is certainly an impressive feat for any vehicle, but Ford says its 2013 GT 500 can do the deed for a cool $55,000.

Ford revs Focus Electric for spring rollout

Ford's long-awaited Focus Electric has certainly been in the works for quite some time.

Automakers eye solar-powered EV chargers

Controversy continues to rage over claims that electric vehicle (EV) emission savings is offset by pollution generated at power plants.

Project Detroit is a tricked out Ford Mustang packed with tech

No matter how you feel about Ford, I think everyone can agree that the Mustang is one of the most recognizable vehicles on American highways.