DEARBORN, MI – Ford Motor Co., often criticized for its poor fleet fuel economy, is increasing the budget for its hydrogen fuel-cell and hybrid-electric powertrain programs, a top engineer says. “Even with all the cost cutting, our commitment to green technology and advancing this technology has increased,” Greg Frenette, chief engineer, fuel-cell vehicle programs, tells Ward's at a media drive here for a trio of Ford concept vehicles – the Lincoln MKR, Ford Interceptor and Airstream. ...

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