Ford To Unveil Fuel-Efficient Explorer
RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:
As Michigan Radio's Tracy Samilton reports, Ford is hoping its reinvented Explorer can bust some myths about SUVs.
TRACY SAMILTON: Independent auto expert Csaba Csere says that's actually pretty impressive.
CSABA CSERE: It's still going to be a pretty big SUV with three rows of seats and lots of carrying capacity.
SAMILTON: Rebecca Lindland is an analyst with IHS Automotive. She says Ford doesn't want to force people to choose between all around usefulness and fuel efficiency.
REBECCA LINDLAND: You can actually potentially move up the size and still get about the same fuel economy as you did in your smaller SUV or crossover.
SAMILTON: For NPR News, I'm Tracy Samilton in Ann Arbor.
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