Wow, D8 Video: Alan Mulally, Ford CEO, on Why Electric Cars Aren't Ready | D8 Conference | AllThingsD I thought only Bob Lutz could step on his own crank like that. Next time I hear the singing commercial, ". . . Have you driven a Ford ... Lately" the answer will be, "NO". I sold our 16mpg 4x4 Ford Exploader on June 2004 so we could buy the Prius. That's the best 4/5 passenger car any one had ... mpg wise. Not any more. .