Ford to make fewer hybrids, more ethanol cars -WSJ

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DETROIT, June 28 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co. plans to build fewer gas-electric hybrid vehicles by 2010 than it previously estimated, but will double the projected number of flexible fuel cars and trucks that can run on ethanol, the Wall Street Journal online reported on Wednesday, quoting its CEO. Interest in biofuels such as corn-based ethanol has "exploded" since Ford said last fall that it would produce 250,000 hybrids a year by 2010, Chief Executive and Chairman Bill Ford Jr. said in an ...

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