Western Slope Auto Features Toyota, Ford Hybrid Technology

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford C-Max, News, Toyota Prius on Thursday, April 18th, 2013 at 12:20 pm
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The Ford C-Max, available at Western Slope Auto, had one of the most successful product launches Ford has ever had.

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The Toyota Prius, that is currently for sale at Western Slope Auto, is one of the most popular hybrid cars on the market.

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Western Slope Auto is in the enviable position of selling some of the most fuel-efficient cars on the market. Between out full line up of new Toyota cars in Grand Junction, CO and very popular new Ford vehicles near Grand Junction, CO. Recently both Toyota and Ford have announced their respective companies’ success on a global scale. Each company has a strong history of delivering exactly what their customers want; and it would seem that people are looking to save money on fuel and while still getting an exciting driving experience. Western Slope Auto is very happy to bring these models to our community.

Toyota has recently announced that since July 2000, the company sold nearly two-million hybrid vehicles in their Toyota and Lexus lines in the United States, the exact number breaks down to 1,951,243. On a global scale, Toyota has moved five-million hybrid vehicles. Between Toyota and its luxury brand Lexus, Toyota offers 20 different models that feature hybrid technology. According to Toyota estimates, Toyota hybrid vehicles, like the Toyota Prius in Grand Junction, CO, have stopped 34 million pounds of carbon dioxide from being released into the air; also Toyota hybrid vehicles have saved drivers three-billion gallons of gasoline. Not happy to just sit back, Toyota plans to introduce 18 new hybrid vehicles by 2015 and expects to sell one million hybrid cars in the world in the same time frame. One-third of them are expected to be bought in the U.S., according to Toyota forecasts.

Ford Motor Company is also no slouch when it comes to hybrid technology. Back in January, Ford announced that its new Ford C-MAX Hybrid near Grand Junction, CO was instrumental in the company’s gain in the hybrid vehicle market. In the fourth quarter of 2012, Ford hybrids sold more units that at any time in the company’s history. How much more, a total of 19,554 hybrid vehicles were sold in that time frame, an increase of more than 193 percent, according to a Ford Motor Company press release. What sets the Ford C-Max apart from other hybrid vehicles is that it uses a combination of gas and electric power to achieve outstanding fuel-economy while still delivering a rewarding set of handling characteristics.

For a closer look at or more information about either the 2013 Toyota Prius or the 2014 Ford C-Max, please contact a Western Slope Auto sales professional today.

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