California protest urges Ford to boost fuel economy


By Spencer Swartz SAN FRANCISCO, May 31 (Reuters) - Environmental protesters gathered in San Francisco on Saturday for the first of several nationwide protests aimed at pressuring Ford Motor Co. to boost the fuel economy of its cars and trucks. The groups say they are taking aim at Ford, the world's second biggest automaker, because they believe it is not living up to its claim that it is committed to continuous improvement in fuel economy to meet customer and societal needs. "Ford has ...

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