• fb_792575743 avatar Aaron Posted: 6/9/2011 9:56am PDT

    Another failure on the long run if they stick to hybrid or Plug-in only.

  • fb_82100996 avatar Richard Posted: 6/9/2011 12:28pm PDT

    Good idea because this vehicle is kind of f-ugly. It's fugliness might work to its favor as a hybrid, like the Prius' total fugliness has helped it stand apart from other ordinarily-styled hybrid vehicles that have flopped (Civic, all of GM's hybrids, the Altima)

  • Westwind avatar Westwind Posted: 6/9/2011 10:18am PDT

    Another of Fords not so brite ideas. Definately dropped the bulb on this one, when I was in Europe I passed by a Ford dealership and they had two small van type Diesel vehicles on the lot, really really neat products. An of course we can't get them in the
    US. I thought the C-Max was a step in the right direction. It definately would have appealed to families. But cancelled - a dumb idea.

  • fb_661100254 avatar Zach Posted: 6/9/2011 9:31pm PDT

    Ford is right - on in this decision unfortunately. They just can't afford to drive the volume to make a minivan / microvan product viable here. Americans hate minivans - they have too much stigma attached. Americans want 'crossovers' (aka lifted wagons).

  • fb_100002320805019 avatar Bryan Posted: 6/10/2011 5:12am PDT

    Good decision, Ford!

  • gt40engineer avatar gt40engineer Posted: 6/10/2011 7:24am PDT

    This was the plan all along from what I know by working with Ford engineers. I never saw anything other than the hybrid version of this vehicle.