DEARBORN, MI — Ford Motor Co. president and CEO Jac Nasser announces the Dearborn-based automaker's initiative to improve its sport/utility vehicles' (SUV) fuel efficiency by 25% in five years. Mr. Nasser adds that the move is not a political preemptive strike against potential rising Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, but rather “market driven.” “This is not a CAFE affair,” says Jim Clarke-advanced powertrain and engineering. Yet Ford SUVs, which account for 20% of the ...

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