New technologies, such as plug-in hybrid-electric powertrains, could help Ford Motor Co. meet a proposed U.S. government-mandated corporate average fuel economy standard but are not the immediate answer, a top-ranking executive says. Legislation proposed by the U.S. Senate calls for cars and trucks to meet a combined average of 35 mpg (6.7 L/100 km) by 2020. “PHEVs could help down the road, but CAFE is all about volume,” Susan Cischke, senior vice president-sustainability, environment ...

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