The automaker is reporting a 15% increase in retail sales compared to 2012, when it outsold Toyota by 329,677 vehicles in the U.S. Through November, Ford held a lead over Toyota of 396,041 vehicles sold.
Ford: 70% of Lineup to Get Stop-Start By 2017
The Ford Motor Co. will offer auto stop-start technology on 70% of its North American vehicles by 2017. Ford is also researching dynamic cruise control, which predicts road conditions to optimize fuel economy.