Ford C-MAX Energi garners 2012 Green Car Vision Award

Green Car Journal awarded the Ford C-MAX Energi 2012's Green Car Vision Award. The Ford Focus Electric captured the award last year.

The 2013 C-MAX Energi hybrid headlines Ford's transformed lineup, one third of which will feature a model with 40 mpg or more in 2012. The new C-MAX is targeted to achieve better fuel economy than Toyota Prius V. Ford

Green Car Journal dubbed the Ford C-MAX Energi winner of the 2012 Green Car Vision Award yesterday at the Washington Auto Show. This is the second consecutive year Ford has won top honors; the Ford Focus Electric garnered the award last year.

The Ford C-MAX Energi, which will be available in late 2012, is built on the same global C-car platform as the Ford Focus and future Ford models, the automaker said.

The C-MAX Energi bested four other finalists , including the BMW i3, the Cadillac ELR, the Mercedes-Benz B-Class F-Cell, and the Tesla Model S.

"The C-MAX Energi delivers on efficiency and versatility, while its engineering enables straightforward use of a common platform for a wide range of uses, buyers, and worldwide markets at manageable cost," Green Car Journal editors said in an announcement.

 

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