Archives for August 13th, 2013

Toyota again claims Corolla outsold Focus worldwide

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Toyota isn't convinced the Ford Focus was the best-selling nameplate globally last year. Bloomberg reports that for the second time in seven months, both Toyota and Ford are laying claim to the title. Ford cites R.L. Polk & Co. data that says the automaker moved some 1.02 million Focus models in 2012 compared to just 872,774 Toyota Corolla units. But Toyota says the actual figure is closer to 1.16 million Corolla models. Last year, Ford said ...

Ford, KB Home partner on green-living concepts with ZeroHouse 2.0

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Herbert Hoover never actually promised 'a chicken for every pot, a car in every garage' in his 1928 campaign, but the message is associated with the former US president. Now, 85 years later, KB Home is envisioning a green world where the car in all those garages is a Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid connected to the home's 'smart' utility functions designed to cut energy usage. The homebuilder, which is showing off a concept home in ...