2013 Ford Fusion Energi

Thanks to PlugShare.com, Ford’s award-winning smartphone app and Web portal MyFord Moble now features a charging station finder that will be compatible with new Ford Fusion Energi and C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids.

Along with its lists of publicly available stations, PlugShare incorporated information gathered from users to provide the best dataset available. “We’re now expanding availability of the system to drivers of our new plug-in hybrids and offering some unique features specifically tailored to these long-range vehicles,” said Bill Frykman, business and product development manager.

Both the C-MAX Energi and Fusion Energi have an EPA estimated 620 miles on one tank of gas and one charge, with 21 miles of pure electric driving range per charge. Now, owners can monitor and manage the battery charging process from their smartphones from almost any location, along with checking energy efficiency and locating charging stations.

Thanks to PlugShare, the MyFord Mobile app now enables users to search terms like “pizza” near a specified location and the app will also display the nearest available charging station for each entry. “This collaboration allows for Ford customers to access all the currently installed stations, as well as gain immediate access to new charge stations as they are installed,” commented Mike Tinskey, director, Vehicle Electrification and Infrastructure.

The MyFord Mobile application is available for all smartphones and is available in the Apple iOS App Store and Google Play Store for iPhones and Android phones, respectively.

Source: Ford

By Megan Stewart

Related Posts


NHTSA launches investigations into Ford Crown Victoria police cars, Dodge Viper and Porsche 911

Posted on 23 October 2013

Reuters reports that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating certain Ford Crown Victoria, Porsche 911 and Dodge Viper models for potential defects. NHTSA is currently looking into 2005-2008 Crown Victoria police car models ...


Watch the Hennessey Ford GT makes its record run at Texas Mile

Posted on 22 October 2013

We said they'd probably be out with an official video, we did not lie. The Hennessey-powered camouflage Ford GT sat at one end of the runway at the Texas Mile sitting still. At the other ...


AAA Says Voice-to-Text Functions are Distracting

Posted on 22 October 2013

Hands-free technology might make it easier to text, talk on the phone, or look up directions while driving, but the AAA Foundation ...