Ford Faces Trial on MPG Estimates as Judge Refuses to Toss Suit

  • Sale of more vehicles reasonable motive for fraud, judge says
  • Buyers' lawyer says automaker went `too far' with ad campaign

Ford Motor Co. will have to face trial over claims that it exaggerated fuel-efficiency estimates for its Fusion and C-Max hybrids after a federal judge in New York on Nov. 12 denied the company’s request to throw the case out.

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