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  1. Government Fuel Economy Site Confirms 47/47/47 MPG for 2013 Fusion Hybrid

    Ford Brand News - Global
    Fueleconomy.gov has updated their site and confirms that the 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid will get 47 MPG city, 47 MPG highway, 47 MPG combined. This is the same as the 2013 C-Max Hybrid. No word on either Energi as sales begin later.
  2. Saab files for government protection, plans reorganization

    Competition News
    Saab files for government protection, plans reorganization By Chris Paukert Sep 7th 2011 Autoblog.com After a protracted battle for financial stability, Saab has filed for government protection. The official filing submitted this morning in Sweden isn't a liquidation, however, it's a bid for...
  3. Ford Credit took $15 Billion in Bailout Money from the US Government

    Ford Corporate News
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  4. Rattner's back story on 'saving' Government Motors

    Competition News
    By: DAVID FREDDOSO Online Opinion Editor October 12, 2010 General Motors is really back. I mean, in the Washington sense. In July, the 60 percent government-owned company began doling out campaign cash from its political action committee once again, to put some weight behind the $11.3 million...
  5. GM is starting to sound like Peyton Place

    General Motors Discussion
    GM is starting to sound like Peyton Place Automotive News By: Keith Crane September 13, 2010 We now have the fourth General Motors CEO in a year and a half. We are told that the newest CEO and chairman-elect, Dan Akerson, was picked, at his request, by the White House to go on the GM board...
  6. China government approves Geely acquisition of Volvo from Ford

    European Competition
    BEIJING -- Geely Holding Group has received final Chinese government approval to acquire Volvo Cars from Ford Motor Co., the Commerce Ministry said Thursday. More...
  7. Ontario government aids Ford engine plant

    Ford Corporate News
    A Ford engine plant in struggling Windsor now has the horsepower to pursue more new production after the Ontario government pumped another $81.2 million into a revitalization project. Two senior provincial cabinet ministers announced the grant Friday for the key second phase of an upgrade...
  8. Toyota Collapse:Toyota Is The New GM: Japanese Automaker Asks Government For Loans

    Asian Competition
    Japanese automaker Toyota claims it's seeking a $2 billion state bailout to help its car financing unit. Maybe if they'd built the cars Americans wanted to buy, they wouldn't be in this mess. Wait, what? The super-awesome-number-one-best automaker from the land of the rising sun's now asking...
  9. FINALLY!!!! Automakers to get $17.4 billion in government aid

    Ford Motor Company Discussion
    Reuters Automakers to get $17.4 billion in government aid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The government will offer up to $17.4 billion in loans to the ailing U.S. automakers and expects General Motors and Chrysler LLC to access the money immediately, a senior administration official said on Friday...
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