Ford C-Max Energi Loses to Fusion Hybrid for Canadian Green Car Award

The Automobile Journalists Association of Canada announced today that the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid (not the Fusion Energi) is the inaugural recipient of the Canadian Green Car Award.  The other four finalists were the Ford C-Max Energi, Hyundai Sonata Hybrid, Mazda3, and Volkswagen’s Jetta Diesel.  The judges considered environmental factors including fuel economy, emissions, use of recycled materials, use of naturally sourced materials, and “green” emphasis in the vehicle’s production along with market potential factors including build quality, driving experience, options, availability, consumer appeal, and price.  Other nominees included the Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel, Chevrolet Volt, Ford Edge EcoBoost, Ford Focus Electric, Mazda CX-5, Mazda6, Mercedes-Benz B 250 Turbo, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Nissan Leaf and Smart Fortwo Electric Drive.

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Most Viewed YouTube Car Commercials of 2012

Although this doesn’t have much to do with the Ford C-Max, it puts the blog into perspective on “86,759 Views for All Ford C-Max Ads on YouTube”.

Volkswagen, “The Bark Side”, Views 18,009,874

Honda CR-V, “Matthew’s Day Off”, Views 16,487,428

Volkswagen, “The Dog Strikes Back”, Views 16,333,299

Chrysler “Halftime in America”, Views 11,399,496

Audi “Vampire Party”, Views 8,057,360

Chevy Silverado “2012”, Views 7,911,159

Toyota Camry “It’s Reinvented”, Views 4,939,439

Fiat 500 Abarth “House Arrest”, Views 4,345,889

The view counts listed are as of January 15th, 2013.

 

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