29 Mar '13, 3pm

Confused By MPG? Ford Contest Rewards App Developers Who Help

It goes further than that Ian. Ford is trying to mask their poor programming by claiming people just need to drive better. That is B.S.. There are people out there who owned a 2010 Fusion Hybrid and achieved EPA or better fuel economy but cannot come close to EPA in their 2013 Fusion Hybrid. Similarly, former Prius owners cannot get within 10mpg of EPA in their new C-Max but had no problem beating EPA in their Prius. Wayne Gerdes et al figured out it is the simulated pulse & glide programming Ford designed into the new Fusion and C-Max. It just isn't an efficient way to drive on the freeway.

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1083250_confused-by-m...

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