Early in the game of Electric Vehicles, Ford is looking to create an even smarter car. The new Ford Fusion Hybrid, presented at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is leading the way.
You can already test drive current versions of the Ford Fusion at Veterans Ford in Metairie, LA, but next year, you're looking at an even better MPG rated 4-door ride. Ford claims the gas-electric hybrid family sedan will offer 47 miles per gallon in the city. It outdoes EPA ratings from all the competitions' vehicles in the sedan category.
A Ford plug-in electric variant of the Fusion is also coming, as well as other models. These reportedly get an equivalent of 100 miles per gallon. That would make it the most fuel-efficient midsize on the roads.
With high demand for the Ford Fusion projected, a second line will be constructed in one of Ford's Michigan facilities. If successful, "The new Fusion may help Detroit drop what intransigence remains on fuel efficiency and explode with the technologically advanced cars everyone knew it could make,"1 reported The Boston Globe. We hope they're right!