Ford delays debut of gasoline/electric Escape SUV


DETROIT, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. has delayed the debut of its gasoline-electric hybrid sport utility vehicle by several months, saying on Monday it wants more time for testing. Ford is the second Detroit automaker to delay plans for a high-mileage, high-technology hybrid truck. DaimlerChrysler said last year it was canceling plans for a hybrid version of its Dodge Durango SUV. Ford's Escape and hybrid pickups from DaimlerChrysler AG's Chrysler unit and General Motors Corp. are ...

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