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December 23, 2012

Green Thinking

Ford C-Max fastest-selling hybrid; campaign touts clean diesel

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(Ford)


C-Max launch

The Ford C-Max (shown) has become the fastest-selling hybrid ever at launch, with 8,030 units sold in its first two months of sales in October and November. It bested the Toyota Camry hybrid launch of 7,300 sales during May and June in 2006. C-Max hybrid and C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid are selling three times faster than the combined launch sales of the Toyota Prius and Honda Insight in 2000.
NWautos staff




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(General Motors)

Diesel promo
German automakers have launched a campaign to promote clean diesel vehicles for fuel efficiency. Information on the "Clean Diesel. Clearly Better" push can be found at clearly
betterdiesel.org. The Chevrolet Cruze is among the vehicles that will have a diesel option in 2013.
NWautos staff

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