Ford mulls pulling plug on massive Excursion SUV

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DETROIT, July 31 (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co.'s massive Excursion sport utility vehicle, known as the largest and most gas-thirsty SUV on the market, may soon be heading for extinction. Company spokesmen declined to comment on Wednesday on reports that the world's No. 2 automaker was pulling the plug on the Excursion, which won the immediate scorn of environmental groups when it made its debut in 1999. But a source with knowledge of the situation said Ford was likely to stop producing the ...

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