U.S. EPA to examine claim that Ford hybrids fail to get 47 mpg


DETROIT, Dec 10 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators will review claims by Consumer Reports magazine that two Ford Motor Co hybrid models fall far short of their official fuel economy figures of 47 miles per gallon. Last week, Consumer Reports said their tests showed that the Fusion sedan got a combined 39 miles per gallon while the C-Max crossover got just 37 miles per gallon. The Environmental Protection Agency "will look at the report and data," the agency said in a ...

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