Ford Motor Co. will sell 500,000 vehicles equipped with fulltime all-wheel-drive systems annually in the U.S. by 2007, says Brett Wheatley, marketing manager-medium and large car product. That figure includes vehicles marketed under Ford’s premium import brands and by Ford-controlled Mazda Motor Corp., but doesn’t include traditional 4-wheel-drive systems used mainly on light trucks. Ford’s AWD push comes in response to dwindling demand for its once-popular SUVs, and studies showing ...

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