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Ford mpg strategy is at a crossroads

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014
Ford Motor Co. plans to retain fuel economy as a pillar of its marketing, but its rollback of mpg numbers on six models this month will force the company to abandon many of the competitive and superlative claims it has made over the past 18 months....
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Lightening up the Fusion

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014
Ford's Lightweight Concept shown last week cuts the weight of a 2013 Fusion mid-sized sedan nearly 25 percent, or about 900 pounds, by making maximum use of lightweight materials, the automaker says....
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Ford advances 3% after 'strong' finish

2:18 pm U.S. ET | April 1, 2014
Ford Motor sales ticked up 3 percent in March, spurred by a strong second half of the month, particularly from the company's two biggest sellers: the F-series pickup and Fusion mid-sized sedan....
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Ford: Fusion sales hit U.S. record on fatter deals

2:04 pm U.S. ET | March 31, 2014
Ford's Fusion sedan generated record U.S. sales in March as the automaker raised the model's incentives 32 percent to meet growing competition in the contested family-car market....
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NHTSA ends inquiry into 1.6M Fords including Escape, Fusion

11:33 am U.S. ET | March 4, 2014
After reviewing nearly 12,000 complaints about drops in engine power in late-model Ford vehicles -- including the popular Ford Escape and Ford Fusion -- federal auto safety regulators say they will not try to force a recall....
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Ford raises incentives on Fusion to cut inventories

4:07 pm U.S. ET | Feb. 21, 2014
Ford has been raising incentives on the Fusion sedan to help clear out growing inventories, just months after it started building the car in a second North American plant to keep up with demand. In many parts of the country, the Fusion is now offered with zero-percent financing for 60 months plus $1,000 cash back....
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Ford parlays game spots into Web hits

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 9, 2014
Ford's Super Bowl ad buy scored some extra points online....
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Ford's store, company employees will buzz about Bowl spot

5:47 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 29, 2014
Ford is encouraging its more than 3,000 dealerships and their employees and Ford company employees to help create buzz for an advertising spot scheduled to air before the Super Bowl, and sustain it for several weeks after....
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2014 AUTOMOTIVE NEWS WORLD CONGRESS

Supplier sees a path to 54.5 mpg without EVs

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 20, 2014
The secret to achieving strict new federal fuel economy standards may turn out to be the internal combustion engine....
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F series, Fusion drive Ford gains

2:11 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 3, 2014
Despite an influx of smaller and more fuel-efficient vehicles in Ford Motor Co.'s lineup in 2013, the F-Series pickup still dominates....
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Ford brand widens U.S. sales lead over Toyota on Fusion, hybrids

10:57 am U.S. ET | Dec. 30, 2013
Ford said sales for its main brand will surpass 2.4 million vehicles in the United States this year, as record demand for its Fusion sedan and hybrid models helps extend a lead over the Toyota brand....
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Ford joins quest to bring driverless cars to the market

Dec. 13, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford Motor has joined a growing list of automakers working to bring driverless cars to the market and hopes to advance the technology so that it can be installed in mainstream vehicles by 2025....
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Ford trims Fusion output

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 2, 2013
Just three months after Ford Motor Co. started production of the Fusion mid-sized sedan at a second North American plant to keep up with demand, it has more supplies of the car than it needs....
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Ford to idle Fusion plant in Michigan extra week in Dec. to curb supplies

4:58 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 26, 2013
Just three months after Ford started production of the Fusion mid-sized sedan at a second North American plant to keep up with demand, it already has more supplies of the car than it needs. Ford has scheduled approximately one extra week off in December at its Flat Rock, Mich., plant as it continues to match Fusion production with demand....
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Ford Fusion, behind coastal surge, poised to challenge Japan's Big 3

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 17, 2013
The Fusion -- Ford's hottest car since Taurus was America's top seller two decades ago -- is going coastal. Already a hit in the heartland, Fusion now attracts buyers in places that previously panned Detroit iron....
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2013 L.A. AUTO SHOW

Ford Fusion Energi interior turns 'greener' with Coca-Cola tie-up

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 15, 2013
Ford and Coca-Cola have partnered to outfit a Ford Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan with fabric using the same plant-based and renewable material featured in the soft drink maker's bottles....
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Hot Fusion paces Ford sales

1:31 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 1, 2013
With a second factory online producing Ford Fusions, sales of Ford's hot mid-sized sedan soared 71 percent in October, pacing Ford to a 14 percent monthly sales increase....
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Pickups top Aug. output list

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 7, 2013
Escape production surged sixfold from the year-earlier month when the vehicle was in ramp-up mode. The next-largest output increase was the Honda CR-V's 23 percent gain....
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