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February 17, 2013 1:00 AM

Buick's 33-mpg luxury crossover; more dealers certified to sell electric Fords



Greener choices
January saw the first deliveries of Buick's luxury small crossover, the Encore (shown). With an estimated 33 mpg, the Encore has been named to the American Council for An Energy-Efficient Economy's Greener Choices List for 2013, along with the Toyota Prius and Tacoma, Chevrolet Spark and Equinox, Ford Fusion and C-Max hybrids, Honda Fit and Odyssey, and Ram 1500 HFE.
NWautos staff



Certified electric
Brien Ford of Everett and Titus-Will Ford of Tacoma are among the latest area dealers to be certified to sell electrified Ford vehicles. Other certified Puget Sound dealers include Harris Ford, Lynnwood; Pierre Ford, Seattle; Ford Lincoln Mercury of Bellevue; Ford of Kirkland; Evergreen Ford, Issaquah; Sound Ford, Renton; Bowen Scarff Ford, Kent; Fugate Ford, Enumclaw; Korum Ford, Puyallup; Bickford Ford, Snohomish; and Frontier Ford, Anacortes. Ford's EVs include the Focus Electric, C-Max Energi and Fusion Energi (shown).
NWautos staff