The latest from Ford,Ford Fusion Energi plug in hybrid can run at Impressive 108 MPGe (miles per gallon of gas equivalent). But the great feature about the new car is its ability to store big data of 25 Gigabytes per hour.
The new Ford car has over 145 actuators, 4716 signals and 74 sensors to monitor different parameters of car and offer different options to drivers. These sensors produce and analyze real time data hourly repoted by TorqueNews.
In an interview by Chief Technology Officer Paul Mascarenas of Ford said that its the new era of hybrid. Ford is focusing at sensors, big data recordings and machine learning systems. As a consumer one must expect the latest hybrid cars connected to the cloud . Ford SYNC will help like cloud technology on better connectivity. He also hinted that in future may be people will see Google using the Ford Fusion Energy as its next wave of driver less cars.
Ford also claims that users can save upto $6850 in fuel costs over 5 years. Ford expects to sell over 19,000 hybrid and electric cars during fourth quarter of 2012, making it the best selling quarter for hybrids ever.