Personally, I wish Ford would get going and do something other than styling
which is their mainstay.
Imagine a Ford Mustang with some hybrid technology comparable to the Toyota
Volta (hybrid)! That would be an American car with power. I might even
becomes a Ford owner again - if they produce a warranty that beats anything
out there (6 year, 120K miles, no questions asked, service free and fast).
Ford needs to stand behind their product, and not do something so outlandish
as when they offered their "Pay for it once to be fixed and never again"
warranty of the late 80's which disappeared of the screen when you owned one
back then. They dropped the warranty ball on that one and it was even in
the owner's manual (a selling point that was done away with during
GM has been bragging about hybrids too long while dragging their feet. They
need to get going and produce something which has staying power as does
Ford. Toyota talks about it, and then it appears shortly after. Honda
needs some styling though (Insight is, seriously, too ugly a car to be seen
All the EPA sticker hybrid mpg ratings have been dismal to date - but
they've been that way on the dinosaur gas engine models as well.