Ford Fusion – Green Car of the Year 2012 – LA Auto Show 2012

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Ford Fusion Named Green Car Journal’s 2013 Green Car of the Year at LA Auto Show
Three Approaches to Driving ‘Green’ and Mass-Market Appeal Help Cinch Win
LOS ANGELES – November 29, 2012 -The all-new 2013 Ford Fusion has been named Green
Car Journal’s 2013 Green Car of the Year® at the LA Auto Show. The Fusion emerged on top of an exceptional field of finalists including the 2013 Dodge Dart Aero, Ford C-MAX, Mazda CX-5
SKYACTIV and the Toyota Prius c.
Green Car of the Year honors are reserved for production vehicles on sale by Jan 1 of the award year. Nominees are exemplary in that they forward environmental performance in meaningful and quantifiable ways while also presenting an accessible choice to enough consumers to make a real impact on the environment. The groundbreaking 2013 Ford Fusion not only significantly reduces petroleum use, C02 emissions and overall environmental impact,
but is priced to encourage the kind of sales volume that can truly influence environmental
improvement. “We are very honored that the all-new Ford Fusion has been recognized as the Green Car of
the Year by the Green Car Journal,” said David Mondragon, Ford general marketing manager, “From EcoBoost to hybrid and plug-in hybrid offerings, the new Fusion is delivering best-in-ctass
fuel economy all wrapped in a dynamic package.’
Ford’s all-new Fusion exhibits a stunning design and Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance
Institute for Highway Safety, plus an affordable point of entry at just $21,700. Importantly, the
2013 Ford Fusion breaks new ground with five diverse powerplant choices, among them three efficient gasoline internal combustion engines including two with EcoBoost technology, a 47 mpg hybrid, and a plug-in hybrid that’s expected to top 100 mpg equivalent.

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