Ford’s EV+ Thinks Of Where You Are Going

by Philippe Crowe
November 12, 2012

There is no doubt any one of us could get more efficiency out of our cars, EV or not, by learning to drive them in an optimized way.

Ford thinks the same and found a way to get its hybrid vehicles to learn certain travel patterns from its drivers and optimize the time these vehicles are used in pure EV mode.

Called EV+, the patent-pending feature helps vehicles learn frequent destinations and use this knowledge to deliver hybrid drivers what they love: more driving time in electric-only mode.

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