TITLE

Ford to build Escape with hybrid electric for mass market

AUTHOR(S)
Connelly, Mary; Kranz, Rick
PUB. DATE
April 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;4/10/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5869, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses Ford Motor Co.'s development of its first hybrid-electric engine for the Escape sport-utility vehicle. Plan to offer the powertrain in a mass-market vehicle; Marketing plan for Escape hybrid-electric vehicle (HEV); Incorporation of Volvo technologies.
ACCESSION #
3012609

 

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