Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford Transit Connect, "Car of the Year" in Detroit

Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford Transit Connect, "Car of the Year" in Detroit

Ford Fusion Hybrid and Ford Transit Connect has obtained the titles of the car, that utility of the United States, at the Salon in Detroit, is the third time in 17 years of award you get the same manufacturer both recognition.

Titles were granted by a panel of about 50 American and Canadian journalists specialized in car.

The Ford Fusion Hybrid point exceeded the Buick LaCrosse cars and Volkswagen Golf / GTI, where the prize for machine (North American Car Award). In the second category (Truck Award) Transit Connect light commercial vehicle that is being assembled in Romania, the plant in Craiova, won in the patterns of land Chevrolet Equinox and Subaru Outback.

"In a few years ago, I said that we want to get back in business with high quality vehicles, efficient on fuel, technology and safety," said Mark Fields, president of Ford in the Americas region.

Ford is the only Big Three American auto manufacturers not declared bankruptcy in 2009 and received emergency aid from the U.S. Government. "Stability of leadership was a big advantage in the last three years," said John Casesa, a manager partner at Casesa Shapiro Group.

Unlike General Motors and Chrysler, Ford chief executives has not been amended since 2006, when the position of general manager was given the former head of Boeing, Alan Mulally.

Opening the Auto Show in Detroit (11-24 Jan 2010), American manufacturer introduced the new generation Ford Focus. Created as a global vehicle, bringing together the European version of the U.S., adopting a new style of design, new technologies and ecological engines, the new Ford Focus will be put on the market in early 2011. (Mediafax)

* In the picture, Mark Fields, Ford president of America, received trophies for "North American Car and Truck of the Year"

Source: http://www.ford.com/


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