NEW YORK – Environmentally friendly consumers will need a little more than green intentions to purchase Ford’s long-anticipated Escape Hybrid, which goes on sale this summer with a price premium in the $3,500 range. Ford will price its first hybrid vehicle to be in line with the premium Toyota Motor Corp. demands for its hybrid Prius sedan, Ford Div. President Steve Lyons tells Ward’s in an interview here. ’05 Escape Hybrid “We’re probably going to announce (pricing) in July, but ...

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