Ford Motor Co. will debut a new hybrid electric prototype sedan at the Detroit auto show that the automaker says achieves nearly 80 mpg on diesel fuel. The aluminum bodied, aerodynamic Prodigy combines a nickel-metal hybrid battery with a 1.2L 4-cyl. engine. The automaker says it wants to mass produce a future version of the Prodigy by 2004. However, Ford isn't saying whether it would be a diesel or gasoline powered car, due in part to the Environmental Protection Agency's recent ...

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